Iranica Conference

mirrors-of-iran-imageThe Iranian Women Visual Artists Collective-Australia are proud sponsors of the 2016 Association of Iranica in Australasia conference: Mirrors of Iran: Reflections in a Transnational Context. 

The keynote speaker will be prominent artist Hossein Valamanesh, whose work is on display in the current exhibition  Beyond Words: Calligraphic Traditions of Asia  at the Art Gallery of NSW.

The conference will explore how Iranian artists and researchers have explored identity, place making and creative practices in their various Diasporas.

IWVAC-Australia members Mojgan Habibi and Farina Salehi will be presenting their research at the conference along with Matt Cox, Curator of the Asian art Collection, scholars from UNSW and ANU and a presentation of traditional Persian music by emerging painter and musician Bahman Kermany.

WHEN: Saturday 3rd December 12.30pm – 4.30pm

WHERE: Centenary Auditorium, Art Gallery NSW, Art Gallery Rd, Sydney

TICKETS: $20 (general admission) / $15 (early bird)

Book your tickets here