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NOWRUZ

PHOTOGRAPHY | DIGITAL ART | SALZBURG | 2016 - 2017
NOWRUZ.
A PHOTOGRAPHIC AND CULTURAL PROJECT BY SAM BEKLIK .
THE PROJECT IS ABOUT “NOWRUZ” AND “HAFT-SEEN”, WHICH ARE PRESENTED IN A MODERN STYLED FINE ART! I TOOK 7 PICTURES FOR THIS PROJECT IN WHICH EACH PICTURE PRESENTS 7 SYMBOLS. THE PICTURES WERE TAKEN IN NEW STYLE WHILE STILL BEING ABLE TO RETAIN THE SAME PASSION AND PATTERN.
THE PROJECT AIMS TO SHOW THE OLD AND TRADITIONAL PERSIAN CULTURE AND IRANIAN NOWRUZ IN A NEW WAY THROUGH THE USE OF MODERN ART. IT AIM TO HELP VISITORS TO KNOW THE MEANING BEHIND EACH ONE OF THE SYMBOLS INCLUDED IN THE “HAFT SEEN” AND TO EXPLAIN IT TO THEM AT THE SAME TIME. AS YOU CAN SEE IN THE PICTURE, THE MODEL IS BEING SHOWN AS AN ANGEL WITH THE MAIN HOLY SYMBOLS, HOLY STEM AND OTHER SYMBOLS IN 7 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS.
INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL | SAM BEKLIK & AFRO ASIATISCHES INSTITUT SALZBURG
Exhibition and New Year Event.
Exhibition and New Year Event: Supported by Afro-Asiatisches Institut Salzburg, KHG Salzburg, Sam Beklik
Photo Project: Supported by KULTUR STADT SALZBURG – Sam Beklik
Concept and Photographer: Sam Beklik
Photo Model: Anastasia Churakova
Artist Assistant: Estefano Ferrari
2016-2017 Salzburg
The program started with a short talk followed by Poetry, after which the traditional Haft Seen table was presented and explained after a short introduction to the photo exhibition by Sam Beklik, a concert rounded off the Evening off and made for the happy mood, even during the cozy Auspangs persian with Persian food.

The authentic mediation of Persian poetry by the Iranian writer Mahdiyeh Seifi has been very well presented.The Haft Seen table – the “Seven S” table – is a central tradition of the Nowruz Festival. The decorated table traditionally consists of seven elements. Matin Emamy went through with the guests the ingredients of the board to to develop more awareness of this custom. An introduction to the photo exhibition of Sam Beklik, the co-organizer, who gave the Event framed literally, followed by a concert, played on traditional Persian instruments that rounded off the evening. The two Iranian musicians Nastaran Ghobadi (Set?r) and Zhila Mirshafiei (Daf) enthused Audience with their musical skills and a introduction to the painting exhibition of Asefeh.K.