From 16 to 19 July in the cities of Gorgan and Gomishan, For the Sake of the Caspian Seal Exhibition was held, where the sculptural compositions of Javad Azimi and Hamid Husseini were presented.
Javad Azimi is a painter and sculptor, a graduate of Honar University, member of Iranian Painters Association and Visualization Association of Golestan Province. His works were repeatedly exhibited in Iran and other countries. Hamid Husseini is a painter and architect, a graduate of Azad University, a member of the board of directors at DaroShar Pars Company and the founder of his own Zhivar Sazan Corporation.
The composition “Against the Background of the Black Caspian” reminds that this largest lake in the world is daily polluted with industrial and agricultural drains, oil and refined products. Being blue, the sea waters turned black. The sea is dying. What do we leave for our descendants? The composition “Rest on the Shore” tells about other problems. Seals die, entangled in fishing nets, suffer from domestic garbage. (In each seal figure, there are pieces of plastic, nets, garbage). White seals symbolize the purity, extinction of life, the ecological tragedy of the Caspian region.
The exhibition aroused great interest. Among the guests were Leni t ‘Hart, the Founder of Lenie ‘t Hart Seal Foundation (the Netherlands), and Alimurad Gadzhiyev, the Deputy Director for Studies at the Institute of Ecology and Sustainable Development of Dagestan State University (Russia).
Article: Bahareh Mohajer, the Exhibition Manager
Photos: Bahareh Mohajer, Seyed Reza Khaleghi