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04/11/13

Anti-Violence artworks on display at Seyhoun Gallery in Hollywood

Source: Tavoos

Seyhoun gallery in Hollywood is currently playing host to a group exhibition entitled "Replacing Violence with Art" which has put on display works by some Iranian and international artists.

Concerned artists used the thousands of toy guns and other toy weapons collected from children at Anti-Violence Day/Peace Day events to create magnificent pieces of art powerfully communicating peace messages.

As a part of the Anti-Violence Campaign4Peace, an ongoing project of the International Health & Epidemiology Research Center, the exhibition showcases works by:

Farroukh, Khosro Jamali, Nader Ghassemlou, Tracy Yasunaga, Andysheh Dadsetan, Hessam Abrishami, Sam Nejati, Parviz Yashar, Goli Mahalati, Hamid Mirghanbari, Farzad Kohan, Farbod Sadjadi, Parviz Payghamy, Shahin Ebrahimi, Peter Rastin, Jahanbakhsh Tooghanian, Patrick Gerety, Taraneh Mozafarian, Nasser Pirasteh, Clara Goldenhar, Susan Maydeck, Mitzi Gam, Alex Alimohamadi, Parrisa Djafari, Mahmoud Esfandiari and Akram Namdarin Ighani.

The ultimate goal of the ANTI-VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN FOR PEACE, is to create a healthier, violence-free society and peaceful world for future generations in the truest sense.

On view since April 6, 2013, the exhibition runs until April 11, at Seyhoun Gallery in West Hollywood, California.

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