Bratislava Illustration Biennial expo opened in Sanandaj
Publish Date : Tuesday 17 July 2018 - 22:11
IBNA- An exhibition of selected Works already displayed at Biennial of Illustration Bratislava is opened on July 15 in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province of Iran and will run by July 21.
According to IBNA
correspondent, quoting from the public and international relations department of Iran’s Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (CIDCYA)
, the exhibition features 42 works by Iranian and Slovakian artists which have been put on public display at the gallery in Bahman Movie Theater in Sanandaj.
Among these works 29 illustrations are by Slovakian artists and 13 works have been created by the Iranian artists. In this selection, 25 works have already received the grand prize of Biennial of Illustration Bratislava
The event has been held in coordination with Executive Director of BIB Zuzana Jarošová, in the line with the UNESCO
objectives, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)
, national commissions and the organizations relevant to fine arts to provide the ground for the appraisal and the development of the illustration works and meetings among the illustrators from different parts of the world.
Biennial of Illustration Bratislava is one of the oldest international honors for children's book illustrators. First awarded in 1967, it is one of the more prestigious children's book prizes today, along with Hans Christian Andersen Award
Up until now, Iranian artists Nour al-Din Zarinkelk, Farshid Mesghali, Behzad Gharibpour, Abolfazl Hemati Ahuyi, Sirous Tahbaz, Mahnoosh Moshiri and Ali Bouzari have been among the juries at various editions of BIB competition.