In Kurdistan, the Ministry of Culture and the Iranian-British arts organisation ArtRole join forces to show new media art.

PressTV reporter Dale McEwan was in Erbil, Kurdistan in June 2012 to cover an exhibition of work by Mashaallah Mohammadi, an Iranian-Kurdish painter and animator. Event organisers hope that this exhibition is the first of many cultural exchanges that will bring Iran and Kurdistan closer.

Watch the PressTV report on the June 2012 exhibition, called “Animation & Painting”, below or click here to watch the video on YouTube.

Mashallah Mohammadi, 'Human Beings', 2009, animation, in 'Animation & Painting', at Merg Gallery, Arbil, Kurdistan.

Mashaallah Mohammadi, ‘Human Beings’, 2009, animation. Part of ‘Animation & Painting’, at Merg Gallery, Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq.

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