Isfahan Animation Walk 2019

Isfahan Animation Walk 2019

Saturday – Sunday, November 9-10

Animation; experiment and Asifa Isfahan in Collaboration with New Media Society and Parking Video Library Present:

4:30 to 8:30pm

Participating Artists in Alphabetical Order

Kianoush Abedi | Amin Aghaei| Nazanin Aharipour |Mehdi Alibeigi |Hamid Amjadian | Nairy Eivazy | Mobin Eslamie | Mansoureh Ghasemi | Yasaman Hasani | Maryam Kashkoolinia | Maryam Katan | Reyhaneh Kavosh | Amir Kazemi | Somaye Khakshoor | Hajar Komeili | Atefe Mahdiani | Nima Majlesi | Payam Mofidi | Golnaz Moghadam |Payam Mohammad Moradi Khakbaz | Siavash Naghshbandi | Tara Najd Ahmadi | Ali Raeis | Elaheh Rafiei | Ramin Rahimi | Tina Rashidi | Hamed Sahihi | Moin Samadi | Farshid Shafiey | Navid Shahneshin | Mehdi Shiri | Pedram Taghavi | Farsheed Tavakoli | Mahnaz Yazdani

Coinciding with International Animation Day, last year the “Animation Walkproject was realized in Tehran by Animation; Experiment collective and New Media Society, in collaboration with Asifa Iran. It was a one-day animation screening that included 29 works by Iranian artists. The works were displayed in 18 different venues; namely a florist, a bistro, optic store, bookshop, computer store, galleries, and cafes. The addresses were pinned on a paper and on an online map in the districts of Karimkhan Blvd. and Valiasr Junction in downtown Tehran.

The second destination of the project was Vienna, Austria. This time, the Animation; experiment collective and New Media Society, in collaboration with the Hinterland gallery, screened 26 animated films by Iranian artists in various parts of Vienna for a month, from February 16 to March 16, 2019. The Hinterland gallery also offered five guided walking tours, so that the enthusiasts could join them to visit the venues and talk about the works.

Isfahan is the third destination of the Animation Walk project.  They will hold this event on Saturday – Sunday, November 9-10, 2019 in the surrounding of Hakim Nezami St. in 24 different venues. The wide range of the screening venues, in various layers of the city, seeks to invite the potential audience to discover new routes and get re-familiarized with the diverse careers through walking in this neighborhood of Isfahan. With the help of these animated films, the project’s collaborators seek to invite visitors to explore the area, new and old shops, offices, etc. Plus, they hope to provide a friendly and useful contribution to the everyday life of the passersby.

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Isfahan Project Team Members: Hajar Komeili | Saba Khaje Ali | Elahe Rafiee | Mobin Eslamie | Zahra Taslimi | Roya Teymouri| Mehdi Shams | Mahshid Naderi | Zorvan Studio

New Media Society: Bahar Ahmadifard | Amirali Ghasemi

Graphic Designer: Erfan Jamshidi

Special Thanks to Minoo Iranpour Mobarake and Maryam Hosseini