Exhibition Dates: January 25 - May 3, 2015, Craft & Folk Art Museum
The most successful art competition in Farhang Foundation history is now a public exhibition at Craft & Folk Art Museum of Los Angeles, between January 25 and May 3, 2015. For more information visit Focus Iran 2015.
Iranian Photography: Past & Present
Sunday February 8, 2015 | 2:00 PM
Join Kaveh Baghdadchi, photographer and editor-in-chief of Akkasee.com (Iran's most popular photography site) for a discussion of the history of photography in Iran, from the arrival of the camera in the Royal Qajar Court to present day. The program will be followed by a reception featuring a Persian tea ceremony and traditional Persian music by the talented Hamid Saeidi.
Event is FREE & open to public.
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7th Annual Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival
Submission Period Closed on January 15, 2015
Calling on individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life to submit short films visualizing some aspect of Iranian art, culture, and heritage, Farhang Foundation's annual online short film festival offers contestants the opportunity to compete for $10,000 (first prize), $5,000 (second prize), and $3,000 (third prize).
Watch all submitted films for this year's festival at FarhangFilmFest.org
Finalists Announced for Freedom A Shared Dream Competition
Farhang Foundation is pleased to announce that five finalists have been selected for Freedom: A Shared Dream, an international urban art competition inspired by Cyrus the Great, who ruled the ancient Persian Empire 2,600 years ago and championed the principles of religious diversity and personal freedom for all.
The contest which began in May 2014, drew over 300 submissions, many from professional artists and architects. Of those, 150 applicants were invited to participate in the second phase by submitting ideas, sketches, and a narrative of their proposed plan. Of these, five finalists have been selected by Farhang's a highly regarded panel of jurors...Read more