Friday, February 09, 2018

Victory Sign Sculptures

Ahmadi Nejad Victory hand
The V sign is a hand gesture in which the index and middle fingers are raised and parted, while the other fingers are clenched. It has various meanings, depending on the cultural context and how it is presented.
When displayed with the palm inward towards the signer, it has long been an offensive gesture in some Commonwealth nations. In the 1940s, during the Second World War, a campaign by the Western Allies to use the sign with the back of the hand towards the signer (U+270C Victory hand[1] in Unicode) as a "V for Victory" sign proved quite effective. During the Vietnam War, in the 1960s, the "V sign" was widely adopted by the counterculture as a symbol of peace. Shortly thereafter, it also became adopted as a gesture used in photographs, especially in Japan.
Rihanna Victory Sign

BRUCE Lee Victory Sign

Victory Park Sculpture 

Snoop Dog _ Victory hand sign

You can Purchase the Victory Candle from the Candleworld 

and You can also Find these Victory to the Bone Sculpture about Post 2009 Iranian Protests for Freedom at Victory to the Bone

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Sunday, May 07, 2017

Together Essen Exhibition

"Eating together" or "Together Essen" is the title for a New show by the Iranian Artist, Karan Reshad. He got an offer to show with a Local German artist Leo Namislow in the Art and Architecture forum in the City of Essen ,NRW.
The Show Started 30th April 2017 and goes on untill the May 21st.

The  20 days of Show contrains 2 recent Serries of Namislow's Art and a small review of Reshad's Different serries of Urban primitive pieces.As Karan Reshad says he does not choose to exhibit a complete collection in this show  but intends to introduce his visual world to the audience and get their feedback in the city of Essen.

© Andrea Kiesendahl

© KolahStudio

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Street Art Exhibition & Charity Auction

Street Art Exhibition & Charity Auction 25th June 2013
UNICEF NEXT GEN LONDON with collaboration with Street Art Anarchy invited some of today’s hottest Street artists to exhibit and donate artworks for a charity fundraiser.

Over 30 artists  including Clet Abraham, Buff Monster, Dot Dot Dot, Invader, Vhils and A1one  have joined the Exhibition.

Open Air Music
Turntables spinning all day long and live electronic performances with Phonica Records. Camden Lock Place which will be closed down especially for the occasion.
Food trucks
Fresh food and juices will be provided all day long.

June 25th, 2016, from 11:00AM till 8:00PM.
Dead Dogs Basin –
 Camden Lock Place,
 London, NW1,
United Kingdom


Unicef Next Gen is a global movement led by passionate young professionals, aged 21 to 40, committed to supporting Unicef's work towards zero: our mission to ensure that no child dies from preventable causes. Since our first event in July 2014, we have raised over £500,000 in aid of Unicef for the children of Syria.

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Wednesday, July 01, 2015


PERSIAN GARDEN PARTY is an Exhibition featuring works by 21 Iranian artists, paintings & sculpture s are  on view from June 25 to July 12  2015 in Paris . at www.galerienicolasflamel.comCurated by Hessam Khalatbari & Yassi Metghalchi The show is trying to Show some Art works discussing subjects like Love,Life and being Iranian.Participating artists are: A1ONE -GHODRATOLLAH AGHELI-AMIRNASER AKHLAGHI -SAHAND HESAMIYAN-BOZORGMEHR HOSSEINPOUR-AZADEH GHOTBI-ALIREZA MASOOMI-SARA RAHANJAM-HAMED RASHTIAN-KAMBIZ SABRI-MAHMOOD SABZI-EINODIN SADEGHZADEH-NILOOFAR SALEHI-MORTEZA SHABANI-LILY SHAMS-ALI SHIRAZI-LEYLI TAHERI-ANEH MOHAMMAD TATARI-ADEL YOUNESI-ALI ZAEEM

ArtWork by Bozorgmehr Hosseinpour

Painting by A1one | Sculpture by : Kambiz Sabri

Sculpture by : Leyli Taheri

All Photos ©Kavak Agir photography

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Friday, November 28, 2014

DeeVaaR- an Insider Documentary about Iranian Graffiti and Street Art

Deevaar is an Iranian Insider Graffiti Documentary aiming to show the real prospective of what the graffiti scene in Iran is like. What the Artists and graffiti kids think about themselves and what they are doing and how they are being recognized from outside. The shooting of the footages for this film started in 2009 ,although you may still see some of the older footages in this Video.

Although Film production in Iran needs permission from different governmental organizations ,this film is made with no permission.Unlike many other movies ,you do not see any fake scenes .All the Scenes in the Video have been recorded as they really happened.
Here Is the DeeVaar Trailer

German Text:
DeeVaaR (die Wand) - Filmvorstellung und Diskussion mit dem Künstler A1one
Der Teheraner StreetArtist A1one stellt seine Dokumentation „DeeVaaR“
(die Wand) über die iranische Graffitiszene vor. In diesem Film hat er
seine Erfahrungen und Begegnungen in der Szene festgehalten und gibt so
einen einzigartigen Einblick.

Im Anschluss kann mit dem Künstler diskutiert werden. Der Film ist
Persisch mit englischen Untertiteln.
Mehr Infos auf DeeVaar

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Sunday, November 03, 2013

Art Of Calligraphy Meets 3D Rendering

Here Are Some Example Of hand Written Modern Persian Calligraphy ,Baked by Digital Computer Rendering as to be 3D Designs & Sculpture Modeling  Sketches. Arabic letters are used in Persian Writting Fact what is today known as Arabic Graffiti ,has been grown in Iran by Persian Graffiti Writers since early 2000.Later for different reasons ,mainly bussiness and Political purposes the World Wide Media Has Chosen the Name Arabic Graffiti and Led the Market the way which suits it.
By the way Here We are presenting for The first time  some images of Digital Renderings of the newest approaches toward The Art of Persian Calligraphy meeting the Digital 3d rendering tool.
You can also See an Album of more Handmade Canvase and Designs  Here (Kolahstudio) and Also Tons of Graffiti from Middle East (IRAN) HERE (IRANGRAFFITI)
 3D Persian Calligraphy Design  Arabic Graffiti
Arabic Calligraphy 3D 
Farsi Calligraphy Arabic_Calligraffiti 
Calligraphy Sculpture Design
Modern Persian Calligraphy
 [Large]   بنی آدم اعضای یک پیکرند
Persian Graffiti Design
 Persian Modern Calligraphy Design [Large]
Persian Poem Calligraphy Design

Also More Persian and Arabic Calligraffiti Pieces [ here ]

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Monday, May 06, 2013

Iranian Graffiti Writer, A1one Got Kidnapped

One year ago, in March of 2012, A1one was kidnapped on the streets of Tehran, Iran by the civilian police from the “Intelligent Service of Islamic republic”. For nearly two weeks, he was kept in a hidden prison, blindfolded and lonely. Accusing him to receive money from Israel to promote graffiti and resistance against the Islamic Government of Ahmadinejad. They also accused him to have received training in a military camp in Jordan, aiming to go back to Iran and promote graffiti and hip hop through his Underground Art media Studio.

Arabic Graffiti Icon - A1one
Arabic Graffiti Icon - A1one in Germany

Arabic Graffiti Icon - A1one

Iranian Graffiti

Arabic Graffiti Pioneer A1one

Now, in March of 2013, the Iranian painter is free and painting in Germany. He is trying to forget this period of prison and mental torture which led him down yet another path of problems… A1one is mostly known for his innovative way of Arabic – Persian Calligraphy which is rooten in Middle Eastern calligraphy traditions while influenced by the western “Wild Style” graffiti and tagging style.
You can check more of Arabic Graffiti by A1one  or check more of His Modern Persian Calligraphy

Arabic Graffiti Art by A1one in Germany

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Hanif Cartoons

Hanif Bahari Is an Iranian Cartoonist and Illustratore.Hanif Studied Industrial Design in Tehran ,Now He lives in Sweden His website is :

Thursday, October 06, 2011

REST in Peace Steve Jobs

"Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being," Mr. Cook said in a letter to employees. "We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continuing the work he loved so much."

During his more than three-decade career, Mr. Jobs transformed Silicon Valley as he helped turn the once-sleepy expanse of fruit orchards into the technology industry's innovation center. In addition to laying the groundwork for the industry alongside others like Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, Mr. Jobs proved the appeal of well-designed products over the power of technology itself and transformed the way people interact with technology.
"The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come," Mr. Gates said in a statement Wednesday.
The most productive chapter in Mr. Jobs's career occurred near the end of his life, when a nearly unbroken string of successful products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad changed the PC, electronics and digital-media industries. The way he marketed and sold those products through savvy advertising campaigns and Apple's retail stores helped turn the company into a pop-culture phenomenon.
At the beginning of that phase, Mr. Jobs described his philosophy as trying to make products that were at "the intersection of art and technology." In doing so, he turned Apple into the world's most valuable company with a market value of $350 billion.

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Monday, February 21, 2011

Eat The Rich

Michael Jeha, Managing Director of Christie’s in the Middle East, said: “In one year Christie’s Dubai achieved a 117% increase in the sale of Contemporary Middle Eastern art. Tonight, pictures for this sale were consigned from 15 different countries and, as a measure of the international interest in Middle Eastern art, they have been dispersed among buyers from 18 different countries. It is this diversity of consigning and buying that has helped to develop this market so quickly, transforming from a local to a regional and global force in just four years. ”

Art Work By Afshin Pirhashemi

The highlight among the Iranian Art was a large oil on canvas triptych by the leading artist Mohammed Ehsai which sold for $662,500 It was a  monochrome black and white Calligraphic Set of Design reflecting his fascination with calligraphy .
Also Afshin Pirhashemi’s Great piece entitled" Seduction", exploring the complexities of life in today’s Iran, reached $518,500 ,The othe Artist from IRAN was Farhad Moshiri 's piece sold for $422,500.
Art Work By Mohammad Ehsai

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

It Is Yours Take IT / IRAN

Once more ,Kolahstudio is Going to Make an international Free Art /Street Event in Tehran,IRAN.
It’s Yours, Take It! – IRAN-Tehran

What we need :
We need Art works on Cardboard,Carton,Canvas or any light material.
Size : maximum:50×50cms
What we Do:
We Gather all the art work ,sort it in groups or one group(depending on quantity of Works we may recieve)
Then we Hang them on public walls ,Invite people to take them home if they like them.So it is more than Affordable . For us this idea is perfect. they do not have lots of money to have an original New Art Piece in Their home.They appreciate it.
We take photographs of the process and selected images can be seen in the flickr pool of . finally a selection of photos from all the event and Textual contents will be published in the Brainstorm Online magazine No.11 .


Monday, August 16, 2010

150 Irish Artists Boycutt Israeel

A CULTURAL boycott of Israel was launched yesterday, with more than 150 Irish artists announcing that they intend not to perform or exhibit in Israel, or to accept any funding from institutions linked to the Israeli government.

The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) said it was in protest at Israel’s “treatment of the Palestinian people”.

Raymond Deane of the IPSC cited a statement from the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 2005 saying they considered culture a propaganda tool.

He said: “Artists who perform there are backing it [the Israeli government] whether they like it or not.”

The pledge signed by the artists states the boycott would continue, “until such time as Israel complies with international law and universal principles of human rights”. Mr Deane said: “You can’t really pin this down”, but it means, “at least an end of the occupation of Palestine; dismantling or at least stopping the settlements; and Israel negotiating in good faith with the Palestinians”.

An Israeli embassy spokesman said the boycott “was regrettable and ill-advised” and that “vilifying and ostracising Israel and promoting a lose-lose programme of boycotts is not the way to secure legitimate Palestinian rights”.

Singer and songwriter Damien Dempsey hoped the boycott would encourage young people in Israel who disagreed with the government to “speak out”.

He said that the military were running the show in Israel and that they needed the world to stand up against them.

Musician Donal Lunny said he was taking part to “express solidarity with the Palestinian people”.

When asked about the boycott’s chances for success, Eoin Dillon, a performer with Irish and world music band Kila, said: “It worked in South Africa.”

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