Juan Burgos

Born in 1963, Durazno, Uruguay
Lives and works in Uruguay

Juan Burgos was born in 1963 in Durazno, a central province in Uruguay. He studied at the Fine Arts School in Montevideo and fashion design at the Strasser Institute. His first steps in collage date back from the 1980’s. The Paul Cézanne Award, granted by the French Embassy in Uruguay enabled him to collaborate with the DCA-Philippe Decouflé Company in París, in 2000. In 2007, the Ruy de Clavijo Grant awarded by Casa Asia Barcelona, led him to carry out research on the aesthetics of propaganda posters in Beijing, China.

Priti Kahar

Born in 1979, Vadodara, Gujarat.
Lives and works in Baroda, India.

Myself Priti Kahar from Baroda(Gujarat),India, have completed Graduation (2003) and Post Graduation (2005) in Sculpture from The Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.University, Baroda. At present, I am working as a practicing Visual Artist in Baroda.

Hadi Tabatabai

* 1964 Mashad, Iran
Lives and works in USA

Hadi Tabatabai was born in Mashhad, Iran, in 1964. He immigrated to the United States in 1977 with his family, settling in California. Tabatabai received a BS in industrial technology from California State University Fresno in 1985 and a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1995.

Tabatabai's work has been shown in London, Turin, Bonn, and widely in the United States. He has had solo exhibitions at the Anthony Grant Gallery in New York, Brian Gross Fine Art and Stephen Wirtz Gallery in San Francisco, and Inde/Jacobs in Marfa, Texas.

Sadegh Tirafkan

Born in 1965 Karbala, Iraq - 2013

Tirafkan was six years of age his family fled the country before the start of the Islamic revolution. His family returned to Tehran where he grew up. As a young man, Tirafkan fought in the eight year long Iran - Iraq war in the 1980’s as a Basiji or conscripted soldier. The artist works is characterised by a strong emphasis on the intrinsic role of the male in traditional Iranian society.