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Aaran Art Gallery Oct 2012 Abbas Kowsari Light 05
Tehran

عباس کوثری مسحور دو شب از سال است : شبهای عاشورا و نیمه شعبان. مجموعه پیش رو حاصل سه سال عکاسی مداوم از تزئینات این شبها هست. چراغها، ریسه ها و طاق نصرتها. چیدمانهایی که توسط مردم عادی که شناخت خاصی از هنر ندارند صورت می پذیرند و در بسیاری از اوقات با چیدمانهای هنرمندان معاصر برابری میکنند.

در این مجموعه قصد تنها مستندسازی این فضاها نیست بلکه جذابیت بصری مطلق این تزئینات نیز موزد نظر بوده است. در این میان رابطه گرم مردم محله های مختلف شهرها و همدلی نزدیک آنها در تزئین کوچه هایشان و تقسیم ساده غذا و نوشیدنیها، از دید تیزبین عباس کوثری پنهان نمانده. احترام به سنن و آئین های مذهبی در محله های قدیمی وشهرهای کوچک و روستاها به همان شیوه که آئین باستانی ایران زمین در جان و قلب ایرانیان حفظ شده، ادامه دارد 

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