The opening ceremony of the 6th Biennale of Urban Sculptures

Saba cultural and artistic institute hosted the opening ceremony of the 6th Biennale of Tehran's urban Statues on Friday, November 30, at 16:00.


Based on Public Relations Department of Tehran Beautification Organization’s Reports , :The ceremony was attended by Dr. Mohammad Javad Haghshenas (The head of the Cultural Commission of the Islamic Council of Tehran) Afshin Habibzadeh(member of Islamic Council of Tehran), Bazin Zarghami, (Managing Director of Tehran Beautification Organization ), and Municipal Administrators .
Hadi Mozafari, (the Bureau of Visual Arts’ general manager), also visited the Biennial.
902 people were participated in the 6th Biennial, which were selected into 280 people for Finally 61 people entered the sixth biennial exhibition. At the end of the exhibition, 15 works will be selected by art juries, and also one by the audience's vote to be create over the next year and installed in the city.
Final judgment, ultimately is taken from the works installed in the city and 3 selected works will introduce.
61 Artworks which acceded to the competition section were exhibited along with art works of famous sculptor who were passed away during last year ; such as Karl Schelaminger, ( one of the contemporary German Muslim artists who lived many years in Iran) Reza Amir Yarahmadi and Mohsen Vaziri Moghaddam.
The head of the Cultural Commission of the Islamic Council of Tehran said: "The task of dressing and improving the appearance of the city and also creating an appropriate urban space is on Tehran Beautification Organization’s responsibility, there for it should be work on many Global, historical and persistent figures in our country. He also continued: I got an impressive connection with some of these works and I believe that this biennial should be supported more effectively. He said: "We have 1400 cities in the country who need to get help from artists and urban sculptures in their city. I invite mayors and members of the Cultural Commission of the City Council to visit the biennial closely.

Location: Vali Asr Street - Taleghani Street-Shahid Brothers Mozafar-Plakk Street 125.

Last modified on Saturday, 01 December 2018 16:15

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