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Maryam Kouhestani, 35, an Iranian sculptor and installation artist, has curated a group exhibition of works by celebrated Afghan artists from across the world.

The event is organized in collaboration with the Visual Arts Department of the Culture Ministry, Niavaran Foundation for Artistic Creations, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMoCA) and the Afghanistan Embassy in Tehran.

TMoCA is hosting the exhibit till November 17.  The event features 130 works by 53 Afghan artists based in France, Azerbaijan Republic, Germany, the US, Australia, Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Sweden, Norway and the Netherlands, according to Artibition (

Titled Nimruz, a province in Afghanistan, the exhibit includes paintings, calligraphic paintings, sculptures, video and installation art. TMoCA is located on Kargar St., between Keshavarz Blvd. and Fatemi St.


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