0 Likes

Aaran Art Gallery Oct 2012 Abbas Kowsari Light 01
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 

http://www.artin360.com/Aaran.htm

comments powered by Disqus

Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Dec 2012 Newsha Tavakolian Look 01
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Dec 2012 Negar Varasteh Geometry Of Perception 02
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Dec 2012 Korosh Ghazimoradi White On White 01
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery America The Beautiful Sep 2012 Mahoor Toosi 02
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Nov 2012 Mojtaba Amini Talgin Instructing The Dead 02
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Maryam Amini the rebellious children staid in painting Sep Oct 2012 The Manner Of Silence 01
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery July 2012 Video Installation Photography Painting Group Exhibition No Comment 02
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Oct 2012 Maryam Amini Eleven Illustrated Narratives The Manner Of Silence 01
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Feb 2013 Baktash Sarang Javanbakht Archive Of Suspension 01
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Dec 2012 Newsha Tavakolian Look 04
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Nov 2012 Mojtaba Amini Talgin Instructing The Dead 01
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Feb 2013 Baktash Sarang Javanbakht Archive Of Suspension 02
Jann Lipka
1961 Lancia Appia Sport Zagato
Tom Sadowski
Trans Alaska Pipeline near Copper Center, Alaska
sk vadim
Driving Railway Tunnel in Tunnel Complex No. 6, Sochi, Russia
Robin Waarts
Rotterdam city hall council chamber
Thang Bui
Military Museum
Farjoun, Daniel
Prainha at Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
Florian Knorn
In the tower of the Ulmer Münster
Martin Berta
Ggantija megalithic temple Gozo
Tzatzanis - Maravelakis
Inside the monumental olive tree of Vouves
Robert Mročka
Úzkorozchodná železniční trať - Třemešná ve Slezsku
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Taklamakan Desert road Protection
Matt Mascheri
Prayer Room Shwedagon Pagoda Yangon Myanmar
Majeed Panahee joo
Shirin Art Gallery Dec 2013 Mohammad Khodashenas 01
Majeed Panahee joo
Aaran Art Gallery Dec 2013 Rene Saheb Korsi Sher 02
Majeed Panahee joo
Finikoudes Beach Cyprus Larnaca Larnaca Marina Boats
Majeed Panahee joo
Shirin Art Gallery May 2013 Farid Odin 02
Majeed Panahee joo
Assar Art Gallery Jun 2014 Bijan Akhgar 05
Majeed Panahee joo
Haftsamar Art Gallery May 2013 Sara Ashtari 02
Majeed Panahee joo
Bayazeh Khor Biabanak Narenj Ghaleh Kavir Bayazeh Castel Iran Desert 06
Majeed Panahee joo
Hamayesh Gallery Ariana Art Gallery July 2012 Group Painting Exhibition 10
Majeed Panahee joo
Sayhoun Art Gallery Dec 2013 Sara Rahanjam Blue Sky 02
Majeed Panahee joo
North View of Studio of Padiav parth architectural Office
Majeed Panahee joo
Shirin Art Gallery Jun 2013 Group Exhibition Ecology Home System 02
Majeed Panahee joo
Haftsamar Art Gallery Jun 2014 Haman Fouladvand Femme A La Fenetre 01
More About Tehran

Overview and HistoryTehran is the capital of Iran and the largest city in the Middle East, with a population of fifteen million people living under the peaks of the Alborz mountain range.Although archaeological evidence places human activity around Tehran back into the years 6000BC, the city was not mentioned in any writings until much later, in the thirteenth century. It's a relatively new city by Iranian standards.But Tehran was a well-known village in the ninth century. It grew rapidly when its neighboring city, Rhages, was destroyed by Mongolian raiders. Many people fled to Tehran.In the seventeenth century Tehran became home to the rulers of the Safavid Dynasty. This is the period when the wall around the city was first constructed. Tehran became the capital of Iran in 1795 and amazingly fast growth followed over the next two hundred years.The recent history of Tehran saw construction of apartment complexes and wide avenues in place of the old Persian gardens, to the detriment of the city's cultural history.The city at present is laid out in two general parts. Northern Tehran is more cosmopolitan and expensive, southern Tehran is cheaper and gets the name "downtown."Getting ThereMehrabad airport is the original one which is currently in the process of being replaced by Imam Khomeini International Airport. The new one is farther away from the city but it now receives all the international traffic, so allow an extra hour to get there or back.TransportationTehran driving can be a wild free-for-all like some South American cities, so get ready for shared taxis, confusing bus routes and a brand new shiny metro system to make it all better. To be fair, there is a great highway system here.The metro has four lines, tickets cost 2000IR, and they have segregated cars. The women-only carriages are the last two at the end, FYI.Taxis come in two flavors, shared and private. Private taxis are more expensive but easier to manage for the visiting traveler. Tehran has a mean rush hour starting at seven AM and lasting until 8PM in its evening version. Solution? Motorcycle taxis! They cut through the traffic and any spare nerves you might have left.People and CultureMore than sixty percent of Tehranis were born outside of the city, making it as ethnically and linguistically diverse as the country itself. Tehran is the most secular and liberal city in Iran and as such it attracts students from all over the country.Things to do, RecommendationsTake the metro to the Tehran Bazaar at the stop "Panzda Gordad". There you can find anything and everything -- shoes, clothes, food, gold, machines and more. Just for the sight of it alone you should take a trip there.If you like being outside, go to Darband and drink tea in a traditional setting. Tehranis love a good picnic and there are plenty of parks to enjoy. Try Mellat park on a friday (fridays are public holidays), or maybe Park Daneshjou, Saaii or Jamshidieh.Remember to go upstairs and have a look around, always always always! The Azadi Tower should fit the bill; it was constructed to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the Persian Empire.Tehran is also full of museums such as:the Contemporary Art Museumthe Abghine Musuem (glass works)the 19th century Golestan Royal Palace museumthe museum of carpets (!!!)Reza Abbasi Museum of extraordinary miniaturesand most stunning of all,the Crown Jewels Museum which holds the largest pink diamond in the world and many other jaw-dropping jewels.Text by Steve Smith.