Artist Focus: Vahid Ezatpanah
Calligrapher – IRAN
Calligram which is a mixture of calligraphy and painting has been attractive for young artists lately. Combining painting techniques with calligraphy and creativity of young artists ended up in creation of fantastic artworks which are filled by the dance of Persian calligraphy with composition and the spirit of painting. Vahid Ezat Panah, young Persian artist, is one of the best artists in this field with his own unique style called Egzo Calligraphy, who is trying to picture a new face of Calligram through changing elements’ dimensions. Freedom and suspension are truly evident in this style.
Vahid believes that the art of Calligram has been dramatically changed during past few years, in comparison with the past. He believes that approaching abstraction in this field of art will the artist to explore more modern dimensions in it each day. This artist believes that showing previous artworks of an artist in exhibitions will cause rollback and reduction of his creativity; he wants to say that one cannot claimed about modernity while he has been stuck in traditions. He suggests taste and motivation, research, aggressive effort and patience to the young artists for their success.