Tehran’s Saba to host 3rd Intl. Graphic Biennial of Islamic World PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 19 October 2009 06:03

The 3rd International Graphic Biennial of the Islamic World will be opening on October 25 at the Saba Art and Cultural Institute in Tehran.

Over 3700 works representing artists all over the world were submitted to the secretariat and the final list will soon be announced by the selection board, said secretary of the biennial Habibollah Sadeqi, adding that the jury would decide later on about the best works to go on display.

The theme of the month-long program featuring works representing 38 countries is “Palestine” and “Islamic Civilization”, Sadeqi said. “The countries of Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Syria, and Lebanon are participating with the highest number of works, while European artists have also submitted works this time. Veteran and young designers will be displaying their works this year. Several meetings, workshops, and discussions with the participation of Iranian and foreign artists are arranged during the biennial. The biennial is sponsored by Saba Institute affiliated to Iran’s Academy of Art.


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