Fajr artwork competition to accept Iranians honored at global gatherings

TEHRAN – The Fajr Competition of Visual Arts has termed on Iranian artists who have been honored at international activities to participate in the festival. 

“Interested artists who have received worldwide awards at the biennials and festivals in 2019 and 2020 are invited to attend the new portion named ‘World Stars of Iranian Art’,” director of the festival Ali-Ashraf Sandoqabadi said in a press release on Tuesday. 

“We have been in call with various associations which have so significantly introduced 300 artists to the secretariat. However, many others who are fascinated can get in contact with the secretariat of the competition,” he extra.   

He outlined that the submitted functions will be posted in the book of the pageant.

He said that the organizers will also honor the veteran artists, including, “Last year, the honoring ceremony was prepared but was postponed because of to the spread of coronavirus, but this calendar year we have programs to keep the honoring ceremony.”

He also explained that an exhibition of lithographs by curator Ahmad Vakili will also be held on the margins of the festival.

“The winners of the Visible Arts Festival for Youth of the earlier a few several years as perfectly as the winners of the two past editions of the Fajr Festival of Visual Arts, the fifth Iranian Global Calligraphy Biennial, and the 11th Countrywide Biennial of Modern Iranian Ceramic Art can post their will work to the secretariat. Their performs will also be judged for the final awards,” he concluded.

The Saba Artwork and Cultural Institute in Tehran will be web hosting the 13th version of the festival this yr. 

The pageant is organized each calendar year by the Visual Arts Business of the Ministry of Society and Islamic Steering.

A choice of 900 is effective went on look at in diverse sections of portray, photo, sculpture, calligraphy, miniature, illustration, cartoon, graphic structure and new media in the previous edition of the competition. 

Pretty much 450 is effective by about 340 artists competed for the Golden Tooba at the pageant. 

“Chaharsu-e Honar”, a new section focused to exhibiting is effective from galleries in Tehran and other metropolitan areas, also offered artworks for sale, when Charkhaneh, the other segment of the pageant, was dedicated to speaking about the art of images in other provinces.

Photo: A poster for the 13th Fajr Pageant of Visible Arts.