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Mehdi Saeedi, young Iranian artist and winnner of multiple international awards

Mehdi Saeedi, (Persian: مهدی سعیدی ‎ was born in Tehran), Iran in 1998 . He has participated in numerous domestic and international exhibitions, biennials and triennials around the world and has won several important prizes both locally and internationally among which … Continue reading

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Jafar Panahi – world famous and awarded Iranian director

Jafar Panahi (Persian: جعفر پناهی‎; born 11 July 1960) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film editor, commonly identified with the Iranian New Wave film movement. Panahi achieved international recognition with his feature film debut, The White Balloon (1995). … Continue reading

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Houmayoun Mahmoudi British/Iranian cartoonist, graphic artist and designer – winner of several international awards

Houmayoun Mahmoudi / Homayoun Mahmoudi (Persian: همایون محمودی ) born 1966 in Tehran, is a British/Iranian cartoonist, graphic artist and designer. He studied graphic design and art at the University of Tehran and graduated in animation from the Tarbiat Modares … Continue reading

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Ali Khademhosseini associate professor at Harvard awarded with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Barack Obama

Ali Khademhosseini (born October 30, 1975, Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian American-Canadian academic and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. He has carried out research … Continue reading

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Javad Alizadeh Iranian professional cartoonist best known for his caricatures of politicians with international awards

Javad Alizadeh  was born on 9 January 1953 in Ardebil, northwestern Iran, and graduated BA in English translation.[4] Influence by his university degree, he considers writing and drawing cartoons as a tool that can translate sufferings, hardships and the mysteries … Continue reading

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Christian Composer and Coductor Loris Tjeknavorian – one of the most celebrated cultural figures in Iran

Loris Tjeknavorian (also spelled Cheknavarian, Armenian: Լորիս Ճգնավորյան; Persian: لوریس چکناواریان‎, born 13 October 1937) is an Iranian Armenian composer and conductor. He is one of the most celebrated cultural figures in Armenia and Iran. … As a composer Tjeknavorian … Continue reading

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Jazeh Tabatabai – Iranian avant-garde painter and sculptor who received over 10 major international awards for his work.

  Jazeh Tabatabai (Persian: ژازه تباتبايي‎) (1931 – February 9, 2008) was an Iranian avant-garde painter, poet, and sculptor. Tabatabai received over 10 major international awards for his paintings and sculptures. His works can be found in major collections and … Continue reading

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