Hossein Valamanesh’s work, CHAR SOO, has been selected as the recipient of the Adelaide Film Festival’s 2015 Art and the Moving Image commission, in partnership with the Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, Carrriageworks and The University of Western Australia through the Cultural Precinct commission.
The work sees Hossein Valamanesh drawing on his Iranian heritage, with filming to take place in Iran. Hossein has said he is “thrilled to be given this opportunity to work with the moving image and I am looking forward to working with Nassiem Valamanesh, and Bridget Ikin in Australia, and M. Reza Jahanpanah & his crew in Iran”.
CHAR SOO will be produced by Bridget Ikin.
The Australian newspaper article covered the announcement, article here –‘Now For Some Reel Money’