Deep Depression

Deep Depression : A Multimedia Project| Azad Art Gallery | Atbin Art Gallery | Tehran | March 2004


Deepression a Multimedia project by parkingallery

The concept: Deep depression and its relations with art is a main thyme of the exhibition it can be about depression only or it can be about people who are depress and this situation made them deep or artful , more than this every thing is up to you and your creation…

Exhibition fields are Video-installation, Performance, Audio-installation, Illustration, Photography& Typography.

All artists from all over the world can join exhibition. Joining exhibition is free. We are also looking for sponsors who are interested in this project if you are interested or if you know some one who may be able to help please let us know. We are trying to make this exhibition, travel around the world. So 1st step is the exhibition’s web site to find more audiences .we are looking to receive more artworks / ideas / proposals and also reviews.

Depress v. 1 make dispirited or sad. 2 push down; lower. 3 reduce the activity of (esp. trade). 4 (as depressed adj.) a miserable. b suffering from depression.  depressing adj. depressingly adv. [Latin: related to *press1] depressant —adj. reducing activity, esp. of a body function. —n. depressant substance. depressed area n. area of economic depression. depression n. 1 extreme melancholy, often with a reduction in vitality and physical symptoms. 2 Econ. long period of slump. 3 lowering of atmospheric pressure; winds etc. caused by this. 4 hollow on a surface. 5 pressing down. depressive—adj. 1 tending to depress (depressive drug, influence). 2 of or tending towards depression (depressive illness; depressive father). —n. person suffering from depression. Deep —adj. 1 extending far down or in (deep water; deep wound; deep shelf). 2 (predic.) a to or at a specified depth (water 6 feet deep). b in a specified number of ranks (soldiers drawn up six deep). 3 situated or coming from far down, back, or in (deep in his pockets; deep sigh). 4 low-pitched, full-toned (deep voice). 5 intense, extreme (deep sleep; deep colour; deep interest). 6 (predic.) fully absorbed or overwhelmed (deep in a book; deep in debt). 7 profound; difficult to understand (too deep for me). —n. 1 (prec. by the) poet. sea, esp. when deep. 2 abyss, pit, cavity. 3 (prec. by the) Cricket position of a fielder distant from the batsman. 4 deep state (deep of the night). —adv. deeply; far down or in (dig deep).  go off the deep end colloq. give way to anger or emotion. in deep water in trouble or difficulty.  deeply adv. [Old English]Deep breathing n. breathing with long breaths, esp. as exercise. Deepen v. make or become deep or deeper. Deep-freeze —n. cabinet for freezing and keeping food for long periods. —v. freeze or store in a deep-freeze. Deep-fry v. immerse in boiling fat to cook. Deep-laid adj. (of a scheme) secret and elaborate. Deep-rooted adj. (also deep-seated) firmly established, profound. [from Pocket Oxford Dictionary 1994]

Special thanks to our sponsors & our friends:

  • Andishehsazan: Dr. Meysami, Amin Nasr & Iman Barabadi
  • Media Tabligh Gostar co.: Mrs. Mehrnoush Behboodi,
    Mrs. Mina Kasrai & Mr. Navid Ghaemmaghami
  • Tehran Museum of contemporary Art-TMCA / Mr. Shabazi
  • Mr. Hassan Kolahi, Golriz Kolahi
  • Atbin Art Gallery : Mr. Farhad Azarin
  • Tarahan Azad Art Gallery : Mrs. Rozita Sharafjahan
  • Sarobon Print Center: Mr. Kazemi & Also Ali Zare
  • Aksbaran Digital Center: Mr. Abbasi
  • Creative Design Home: Farid Jafari Samarghandi
  • Aftab Karan Studio
  • Thanks to every one who helped us during this exhibition.
    Feb 2004

Video art:
Pedram Etamadi /depression – Golriz Kolahi / Untitled – Rozita Sharaf Jahan /Deepression – Farid Jafari Samarghandi / Alone – Armin Zoghi / Bathroom… ? – Ehsan Behmanesh / Instead of life – Yasser B. Raad / Depression of time – Amirali GhasemiDepTV Commercial Ads – SahandSamadian / Still awake…? – Sanam Ghods […]

Interactive installation
Reza Alavi /Depression 

Iman Raad

Al braithwhaite / Ali Shirkhodaei / Amirali Ghasemi / Bita Reyhani  / Dadbeh Basir / Farzad Najafi / Gary O’Dwyer / Iman Barabadi / Leila Taheri / Mani Nilchiani / Mohammad Reza Shahrokhi / Nariman Amiri / Nilou Banisadr / Omid Alizadeh / Reza Jalali / Saleh Tasbihi / Sanam Zanjani / Shadi Yousefian / Siroos Asadi
T.M. Taban

Audio Installation: 
127 band  / Digital Divide
Agah Bahari  / Reveced 13 
Reza Dearakhshani / Depression

Amin Nasr / Amirali Ghasemi / Behrad Javanbakht / Ila Firoozabadi / Leila Miri / Maryam Enayati / Mehrdad Zonnour / Navid Ghaemmaghami / Parisa Montazersaheb / Parisa Tashakori / Pegah Amini / Pichak Sherkat / Reza Abedini / Reyhaneh Sheikhbahaei & Soha shirvani / Shabnam Zeraati