Art Project / Found Art Festival in Iran / Qazvin, Iran

My daughter sent me this link because she knows how much I’m ‘into’ found art.  Please see the link at the bottom for more.

Photos: Second “Found Art” Festival in Qazvin
Photos by Hamideh Shafieiha, Mehr News Agency

The second festival of “found art” was held in the city of Qazvin in Iran. These photos show some of the artists at work along with their artwork presented at the festival.

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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1 Response to Art Project / Found Art Festival in Iran / Qazvin, Iran

  1. Ruth says:

    I love this. I love seeing culture and art coming out of Iran. I love seeing ordinary people doing ordinary things in Iran. I wish we could be friends.

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