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Green – sometimes Gray – Art

Posted in Art, Green, Iran by homeyra on January 22, 2008
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Hormoz Island, more pictures

Persian Gulf Environmental Art Festival: Ahmad Nadalian

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“During the last week of 2007 a new environmental art festival was held on the coast of Hormoz, in the Persian Gulf. More than 80 artists gathered on this beautiful island to create environmental installations and sand sculptures … ” Read and see more

Update: On January 26 “Thirty local artisans will also join [a group of Iranian and foreign artists] to help run the festival with the central theme of opposing the militarization of the Persian Gulf […] American conservation artist Barbara Roux and German artist and musician Sibyll Kalff are currently in Iran to attend the program …” read more

Previous posts:
Green Art?
Green Links
Relevant links: The Burning Man and The Green Man, thanks BB2

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  1. Kilroy said, on January 22, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    What a hopeful grim beautiful commemoration of the Vincennes atrocity. I can’t believe we gave medals to the crew. That’s so stupid.

    Good to read here again, my friend. Keep the faith. Do not lose hope.

    How’s the new camp? How’s the view?

  2. bluebear2 said, on January 23, 2008 at 3:14 am

    Hey – Welcome back!

    Now get to work! LOL

    BB2

  3. bluebear2 said, on January 23, 2008 at 3:19 am

    Here’s an annual festival near here. Art oriented event amidst a free expression environment.

    Burning Man Festival
    .

  4. homeyra said, on January 23, 2008 at 7:18 am

    Kilroy, I went through the Vincennes episode, here is GWT, sorry GWB-the First- defending Vincennes in the Security Council.
    The view is actually not bad: I can see the sunrise and the sunset over the gloomy city 🙂 You’ll come and see for yourself.
    Thank you BB2 🙂 also for reminding me of the burning man.
    I came once across his website a few years ago through some blog. Going through his site again right now. In 2007 his art theme was the Green Man. (The 2008 theme is the American dream.)

  5. Bluebear2 said, on January 26, 2008 at 10:41 pm

    On 3 July 1988, Vincennes, under the command of Captain William C. Rogers III, shot down an Iran Air Airbus A300B2 over the Strait of Hormuz, killing all 290 aboard. According to the US government, an inexperienced crew mistakenly identified the Iranian airbus as an attacking F-14 Tomcat fighter.

    Good grief!

    How do mistake a fighter with an air liner?

    Because it’s in the sky and it moves?
    .


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