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Armin Amirian

September 28, 2020

Armin Amirian (1995) is an Iranian photographer and visual artist based in Isfahan.  

For him, Iran is a rich depository of contributions in the field of art, architecture, music, literature, and cinema.

The city of Isfahan, in particular, of opulent architectural structures and is the birthing ground of many prominent Iranian artists and prominent figures. It is also the home of the 25-year-old photographer, and artist who, inspired by the work of many before him and the plight of his country, has chosen to create dynamic interpretations of the collective experiences of boasts his people. 

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UNA LASER Newsletter - Patrick Altes

September 17, 2020 - Gonzalo Alvarez

"LEGACY" virtual Art Exhibition - UNA Bexhill and Hastings
 
UNA Bexhill and Hastings has been supporting the art work of Franco-Algerian Artist, Patrick Altes, who is based in Hastings.  
 
Patrick has now created a virtual Art Exhibition - "Legacy" - at the prestigious Janet Rady Fine Art Gallery in London.   I invite you to visit the Exhibition, you can "walk" inside the Gallery and view all the works, it's a fantastic 3D experience!     You will notice that UNA LASER is mentioned inside the Art Exhibition too as the virtual exhibition is also supported by UNA London and South East Region. 
 
His work in many ways reflects the ideals of the UN and the UNA, we believe.    Patrick's work is deliberately provocative, and with "Legacy" he raises poignant issues, such as colonialism, dominance and slavery, racism as well as equality, questioning the very concept of being human.  "Legacy" also ties up quite well with the Together First campaign and invites us to discuss pending issues in the human predicament. 
 
We have sent out a global press release in English, French and Spanish so it will have a broader appeal, as we are promoting it among the English, French and Spanish speaking world.  
 
 Here is the link to the 3D Art Exhibition
 
"LEGACY " virtual Art Exhibition
 
As it is an International Art Gallery and Exhibition, we are promoting it through UNA Sweden (Malmo) and in France, as well as in Spain and in the whole of Latin America using different digital platforms. The virtual exhibition has been visited by more than 600 people from different countries so far, including from all over the UK, France, Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the US  and many Latin American countries such as Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, etc. 
 
Here is the Janet Rady Art Gallery website if you would like to find more information about the Art Gallery:   www.janetradyfineart.com 
 
I hope you enjoy the Exhibition and any feedback will be most welcomed. 
 
Gonzalo Alvarez 
UNA Climate and Oceans 
UNA Bexhill and Hastings 
UNA London and South East Region (Committee Member)

NEW ROLE AND AN INVITATION TO CONSIGN

July 20, 2020

I am thrilled to announce that I have been appointed the Specialist of Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern Art at Chiswick Auctions.

We are now welcoming consignments for the inaugural Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern & North African Art sale taking place in the Autumn.

The sale will feature a selection of artworks dating from the 20th century up until the present day including paintings, photography, prints and sculpture from the broader Arab world, Iran and North Africa as well as works by diaspora artists.  

If you have any artworks that you would like to consign, I am happy to provide a free and confidential valuation or advise you on the market.

Consign at: janet.rady@chiswickauctions.co.uk

Janet Rady

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Hello World

June 20, 2020

We are pleased to support the Hello World initiative by TransCultural Exchange.

 

On June 20, 2020 – the summer/winter solstice –the nonprofit organization TransCultural Exchange invites art lovers on a (virtual) voyage around the world. 

Live Streaming of the launch will take place 11:00 – noon EST (UTC -4)
On TransCultural Exchange’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TransCulturalExchange

With the mere click of a mouse, travelers can check out paintings, music, dances, films and installations by contemporary artists working in Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Finland, France, Japan, Norway, Spain, Germany, Morocco, Peru, Poland, Senegal, Turkey and Zambia with countless stops along the way. They can collaborate with art projects from Kyrgyzstan, the UK, US, Brazil and more. The choices are myriad; hundreds of artists and cultural venues from over 70 countries make up the tour.


During the solstice launch, the public will also see and hear from the artists who donated their work to Hello World’s global showcase.

Advance entrée to some of the places you can visit is <here>.
The names of some of the artists whose works you will experience is <here>.
On the June 20th, and thereafter you can see/hear/experience the Hello World’s gallery of artists’ works <here>.

JANUARY'S TOP EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS 2020

December 31, 2019

Our January newsletter is out: Your guide to the world of Contemporary Middle Eastern art, with a unique online compilation of events... and more!

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DECEMBER'S TOP EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS 2019

December 4, 2019

Our December newsletter is out: Your guide to the world of Contemporary Middle Eastern art, with a unique online compilation of events... and more!

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NOVEMBER'S TOP EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS 2019

November 2, 2019

Our November newsletter is out: Your guide to the world of Contemporary Middle Eastern art, with a unique online compilation of events... and more!

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OCTOBER'S TOP EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS 2019

October 1, 2019

Our October newsletter is out: Your guide to the world of Contemporary Middle Eastern art, with a unique online compilation of events... and more!

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SEPTEMBER'S TOP EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS 2019

September 3, 2019

Our September newsletter is out: Your guide to the world of Contemporary Middle Eastern art, with a unique online compilation of events... and more!

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AUGUST'S TOP EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS 2019

August 2, 2019

Our August newsletter is out: Your guide to the world of Contemporary Middle Eastern art, with a unique online compilation of events... and more!

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