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‘Dastan’s Basement’ at Art Dubai

‘Dastan’s Basement’ at Art Dubai‘Dastan’s Basement’ at Art Dubai

A Tehran-based gallery ‘Dastan’s Basement’ is participating in the Art Dubai 2016, with a project titled ‘The Sun Rises from the West’.

Curated by Hormoz Hematian, the gallery is dedicated to exhibiting emerging Iranian art and experimental art projects, and research and publication within Iranian visual arts.

Artworks by sculptor Mohammad-Hossein Gholamzadeh, painters Nima Zare, Bahareh Navabi, Mamali Shafahi and Amin Montazer, whose works have been earlier showcased at the event along with veteran artists including painters Fereidoun Aveh and Farah Ossouli, are included in the project, the Persian art magazine ‘Tandis’ reported.

‘The current historic changes in the relations between Iran and the West’ is the theme for Dastan’s project.

Ag and Khak galleries in Tehran are also among the participants in the Dubai event, presenting Iranian art collections.

Other participants are from Lebanon, America, Russia, Germany, Spain, France and Egypt.

Art Dubai is the leading international art fair in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, presenting a diverse line-up of around 90 galleries from the UAE and around the world, across three programs, ‘Contemporary’ and ‘Modern’, which are devoted to masters from the Middle East, Africa and South Asia,  and ‘Marker’, a curated section of art spaces that focuses each year on a particular theme or geography.

The fair concludes on March 19.