Mirrors of Iran 2018 Conference

The Association of Iranica in Australasia, in partnership with the State Library of NSW and sponsored by IWVAC-Australia presents a unique opportunity to experience the richness of Iranian cultural heritage. This conference brings together a team of international and national scholars and literary figures to take participants through a unique and exhilarating journey of Iranian … Continue reading Mirrors of Iran 2018 Conference

Daneha (Seeds)

Daneha (“Seeds” in English) is a new exhibition opening on 5th July at The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Center, featuring the work of IWVAC-AUSTRALIA founder Nazanin Marashian among other Persian and Afghani artists. The exhibition is a multi-faceted artistic program made up of a visual arts exhibition, artist talks, musical performances and theatre. Daneha explores the … Continue reading Daneha (Seeds)

Sara Iranejad – Brisasia Festival

  Contemporary artist Sara Iranejad is part of an exciting collaboration bring Perisan motifs into the mixture as part of the Brisasia Festival in February. This project is a collaboration with a cross-cultural group of dancers and musicians featuring live performance and workshops in several art institutes and schools throughout Brisbane. The outcome of the … Continue reading Sara Iranejad – Brisasia Festival

Mirrors of Iran | 2017 Conference

IWVAC-Australia are proudly sponsoring this fantastic Iranica conference. This year the Association of Iranica in Australasia, in partnership with Art Gallery NSW and the Persian International Film Festival, brings you a full day of engagement, discussion and cutting-edge research on Iranian Cinema. The conference features cross-disciplinary discourse on the impact and presence of Iranian cinema … Continue reading Mirrors of Iran | 2017 Conference

Macrame Workshop – Welcome Studio

  IWVAC-Australia member Azadeh Zolfigol is also one of the ' Welcome Studio' artist. She will be running a 2.5hour workshop on Micro-macramé on Saturday 30th September. The Welcome Studio is an artist run initiative partnering with, supporting and welcoming refugees. 100% of their profits support refugees and people seeking asylum in our community. For more … Continue reading Macrame Workshop – Welcome Studio

Sighting Memory – Exhibition

IWVAC-Australia member, International Artist Sepideh Farzam is presenting work as part of a joint exhibition with Rhonda Pryor at the Gaffa Gallery this month. Her works use discarded materials that connect deeply with memory and personal narratives. "Sighting Memory" opens on 17th August, 6-8pm and continues until 28th August.