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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Morteza Zahedi at Al Bastakiya, Dubai.

XVA Annex at Al Bastakiya is presenting Morteza Zahedi for the Summer. Through conflicts and strong emotions, Zahedi%u 2019s works astonish in being representative of two contradictory universes; the reality of grown-ups and the innocence of children's games; leaving us with our own memories and subconsciousness. If you missed his exhibition at XVA Gallery, DIFC, during Art Dubai, you can catch it here this

XVA Gallery GV7 DIFC
P.O. Box 37304
Dubai, UAE
+971 4 358 5117

Friday, June 8, 2012

Iranian illustrator Morteza Zahedi has been awarded the International Design Festival 'Center Of the World (COW)' held in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk.

In the event, under the slogan "Bringing the design to the center of the world," Zahedi did rank among the top ten artists in the form of illustration.

Zahedi was selected for the illustrations he did in the children's book "With the sun in his eyes', the Argentine writer Jorge Elias Lujan.

"With the sun in his eyes' contains short poems that describe the world from the perspective of a boy and a girl and the daily experiences of these tiny characters.

Iranian Zahedi illustrator born in 1978 in Rasht, capital of the northern province of Gilan, has published books on Iran, Japan and Taiwan.

In the list of winners of 2012 also included Andrew COW Artyukhin of Russia, Hungary Kasnyik Anna, Marco Toxic Bolivia, Omer Hoffmann U.S., Irina Egorova of Russia, Tomaso Marcolla of Italy, Portugal and Rita Wasted Irina Pryadka of Ukraine.

The Cow Festival is organizing this festival since 2004, annually awarding illustrators from around the world. The festival now has a respected international reputation, which increases on completion of each event.

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