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F a r i d - H a m e d i / 1980 / IRAN / Kermanshah

He started his artistic endeavors since he was 17 years old with music and learning to become a guitarist, as a result of which, he performed a number of concerts in different cities across Iran. Parallel to acquiring the music and playing in the concerts, he dev… Read More
F a r i d - H a m e d i / 1980 / IRAN / Kermanshah

He started his artistic endeavors since he was 17 years old with music and learning to become a guitarist, as a result of which, he performed a number of concerts in different cities across Iran. Parallel to acquiring the music and playing in the concerts, he developed an interest in literature and story writing. When he was 19, he published his first work, named ‘A Flower in the City of Thorns”. He then continued his academic studies at the university in graphic designing, at the end of which he founded his private company called Picado and carried on with his professional activities. By 2010, he had designed more than 200 music albums. His posters have made been exhibited in more than five international poster festivals, including the Golden Bee Biennial Festival in Moscow, the Slovanian Poster Festival and the Czech Poster Competition, etc. in 2011, he published his second book called ‘The Poplar Leaves’. It was at this time and following acquaintance with East European arts that he decided to collate his works of arts in literature, graphics and music in the form of modern arts. Hence, he started producing and directing video-arts. His visual works such as ‘Theatre for the Artist’, ‘The train that never stopped’, ‘The Tarnished Mirror of Existence’ and ‘The Brain and the Border’ have been screened in more than 40 international festivals. Read Less
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