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Saturday, 29 September 2012 08:22
Hiroyuki Asakawa, Japanese Sculptor:

Sculptures can entertain people

Hiroyuki Asakawa, Japanese Sculptor says he has never attended a competitive symposium. He says he is quite satisfied with the facilities provided at the Symposium. “I don’t think about winning a title because attending the Symposium is different from participating in a sports event.” Hiroyuki Asakawa says he became interested…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 22:38
Executive Manager of Tehran 4th International Sculpture Symposium:

Dimensions of stones had been mentioned in Symposium call

Executive Manager of Tehran 4th International Sculpture Symposium said the dimensions of stones being used at the Symposium have been decided by the policy-making council of the Symposium. Each artist has been supplied with a 100/100/300 centimeter marble stone in the main section of the Symposium. Artists attending student section…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 11:34
Umit Turgay Durgun Turkish Sculptor:

My work is a warning to people

Umit Turgay Durgun Turkish Sculptor says what matters to him in sculpting is the simultaneous use of body and mind. “The main reason behind my interest in sculpting is working with materials. Besides, while creating a sculpture, both body and mind are involved equally,” he says. Turgay Durgun says he…
The first session of expert-level meetings dubbed “Sculpting and our Awareness” will be held at Qasr Garden Museum Conference hall on Wednesday September 25th. Francesco Panceri, Hiroyuki Asakawa and Bijan Ghonchehpour will deliver lectures during the meeting, Public Relations of Tehran Beautification Organization reported. The lecturers will introduce their works…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 09:59
Outstanding presence of women at Tehran 4th International Sculpture Symposium

Female sculptors at Qasr Garden Museum

34 female sculptors are vying at Tehran 4th International Sculpture Symposium. 3 of the women are competing in main section, 9 of them are participating in student section and 22 others are creating and displaying their works in the exhibition held on the sidelines of the Symposium. In recent years,…
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 12:57
Mario Lopez, Portuguese sculptor:

Sculptors must be aware of ultimate function of their works

Mario Lopez, Portuguese sculptor describes Tehran 4th International Sculpture Symposium as the biggest artistic event he has ever attended and says participation in a symposium makes artists familiar with the culture and the people of the host country. Lopez also highlights the interaction among artists as very important and says…
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 10:01
Mexican Sculptor, Francisco Javier Astorga:

Sculptures should be proportioned to urban areas

Mexican Sculptor, Francisco Javier Astorga says visiting Iran has been a lifetime dream for him. “I love here so much that I can talk about it for the rest of my life. It was one of my dreams to come to Iran and get familiar with Iran’s history and culture.…
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 09:59
Bijan Ghonchehpour, Iranian artist:

Atmosphere of Symposium more dynamic than academic circles

Iranian sculptor, Bijan Ghonchehpour, describes art as a way of promoting knowledge and wisdom. He also defines sculpting as the combination of science, and human achievements and accomplishments. Bijan Ghonchehpour was born in 1982. He is a sculpting expert and holds an M.A. degree in animation from Tehran Art University.…
Monday, 24 September 2012 09:42
Secretary of Tehran 4th International Sculpture Symposium:

Attending a 20-day Symposium equals spending several semesters at university

The Secretary of Tehran 4th International Sculpture Symposium has said he is happy to hear that the artists are satisfied with the facilities provided at the Symposium. He said the main reason for this issue could be the successful experience of holding three previous rounds of sculpture symposium in Tehran.…
Majid Haqiqi is an Iranian sculptor and one of the participants in the main section of Tehran 4th International Sculpture Symposium. He says people are the main target of the Symposiums. “What really matters is the presence of people. People should visit symposiums and get familiar with artists’ works and…
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