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Iranian graphic designers to compete at Trnava poster triennial in Slovakia
Date: November 4
Source: Tavoos & Press TV 

The 2012 edition of Trnava Poster Triennial (TPT) which is slated to kick off on November 9 in Slovakia, has selected a number of Iranian posters to vie in the final section of the competition.

1,240 posters from 33 countries have been submitted to the competition, and about 124 posters by 23 Iranian graphic designers have been selected to compete at the event which comprises 3 different categories: A (professional), B (student) and C (junior). 

The jury of this year’s competition has selected 16 Iranian graphic designers for the A (professional) section: Mohammad Afshar, Roshan Ali Panahi, Mahsa Behfar, Mahdi Fatehi, Najmeh Famil Dashti, Kianoosh Gharibpour, Hamed Hakimi, Kourosh Jeddi, Mahdi Kiani, Mehdi Mahdian, Ebrahim Poustinchi, Mehdi Saeedi, Morteza Shamissa, Sara Shahabi, Nazanin Tammadon and Houshyar Zaheryani.

The 7 selected Iranian artists for the B (student) section are: Erfan Kamali, Maryam Khaleghi, Ali Omrani, Massoud Aghaee, Issa Moghaddam, Fatemeh Bahri Nejad and Alireza Mobaraki has been selected for the C (junior) section of the event.

Trnava Poster Triennial 2012 is a public, non-anonymous international competitive exhibition of posters and complimentary copies. 

Organized by Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava and the Trnava Self-governing Region, the exhibition is slated to run from November 9, 2012 to February 3, 2013. 

This year’s award ceremony of the exhibition is scheduled to be held on November 9, 2012.