Fly with the cage Toronto showcasing Iranian artists

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 - 16:00 to Sunday, September 6, 2009 - 21:00

Fly with the Cage is month long Iranian art exhibition showcasing distinguished expressions by extraordinary artists. 

In an attempt to draw attention to the recent events in Iran, this exhibition brings together artists to tell the stories of Iranian people. The exhibition aims to provide an opportunity for artists to convey their concerns through the unique medium of art, as an alternative way of expression.

The recent violence in Iran has affected a variety of people, including the artistic community. Widespread censorship has made it extremely difficult for citizens to communicate their message to the international community. It is of great importance to have artists from around the world to represent the growing amount of silenced voices inside Iran.

The occasion is intended to unite artists and extend public awareness of the current crisis in Iran. Works to be featured include performance arts, music, poetry-readings, paintings, photography, documentary films and much more from around the world. 

The entire exhibition is free of admission.

Queen Gallery
382 Queen St. E. Queen St. E. and Parliament St.
43° 39' 21.132" N, 79° 21' 47.988" W

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