Shima Faridani Tara Behbahani
Date: August 22
Source: Press TV
The 2012 edition of Beijing International Art Biennale is slated to exhibit a works by two young Iranian artists Shima Faridani and Tara Behbahani in the Chinese capital.
Behbahani’s Mass Production and a painting from Faridani’s 2011 Domestic Animal series will be displayed at the event which will kick off on September 28, showcasing works of more than 600 artists on the theme of ‘Future and Reality.’
Faridani uses red as the background color for her paintings as a means to create visual space and a private atmosphere to breed ideas in the mind of the artist.
The 29-year-old artist studied painting at Tehran’s Azad University of Arts and Architecture, and has showcased her works in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Iran and Sweden.
Faridani is a member of Sweden’s Uppsala Art Club and Stockholm House of Artists.
The 2012 Beijing International Art Biennale will also exhibit Mass Production by young Iranian painter Tara Behbahani. Daughter of veteran Iranian artist Taha Behbahani.
Tara was born in 1983 in Tehran and got her degrees in Mathematics and Art Research.
She is a member of the Society of Iranian Painters and has displayed her works in numerous solo and group exhibitions so far.
Founded in 2003, the Beijing International Art Biennale is jointly sponsored by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, the Government of Beijing Municipality and the China Artists Association.
This year’s event will be held at the National Art Museum of China and is organized in an effort to build a harmonious world. The exhibitions mainly consist of paintings and sculptures.
An international symposium will be held on the day after the opening ceremony, hosting the curatorial committee members, exhibition participants, influential art critics, curators, scholars and editors.
Participants will discuss subjects related to the exhibition theme, such as ‘Catastrophe and Reconstruction,’ and ‘Harmonious coexistence.’
An international jury consisting of artists, curators and critics will choose Best Work, Excellent Work, and Outstanding Chinese Young Artist’s Work winners.