SoArt Club, in addition to supporting artists and introducing them in international exhibitions, tries to help the growth and strengthening of civil society in Iran by designing and implementing various and diverse training courses.

Art Festival for Social Change
Women, Children and Minorities

The SoArt Club is proud to announce the upcoming third edition of its Art Festival for Social Change, with a particular focus on women, children, and minority rights and concerns in Iran. The core mission of this festival is to unite artists who are passionate about addressing social issues and driving meaningful societal transformation. With the dedicated support of these artists, our festival aims to showcase artworks that shed light on the challenges faced by women, children, and minorities, while also actively contributing to the ongoing process of social change by creating a platform for meaningful dialogue and constructive debate. The SoArt Club warmly welcomes artists with a deep commitment to social issues to submit their works for consideration in our upcoming third edition festival.

Those interested in participating in the biennial SoArt Festival in the field of visual arts, have the opportunity to send a photo of their work or multiple pieces along with their full details and creations (maximum 3 pieces) to [email protected] until the end of February 2024 or apply through the form below.

The deadline for those interested in participating in the short film section is July 30th, 2024.


For pieces to be accepted for the festival the following must be met:
Complete the details in the submission form or send their details and photos of their work via e-mail by the deadlines. 

- Minimum size: 16 by 20 inches -Maximum size: 42 by 60 inches
- Recommended size: 30 x 40 or 36 x 36 inches

Each of the following categories including: painting, photography, cartoons, graphics and short films must have a minimum of 8 participants with 8 eligible pieces to participate in the festival, otherwise we will have to remove that part of the festival.

Short Film
Filmmakers can send a copy of their film to participate in the festival (by sending downloadable links). The films should cover issues related to either women, children, or minorities. It is necessary to have English subtitles as well as the following technical specifications:
- Resolution: Minimum Full HD (1920x1080)
- Film Formats: MPEG 4-h264, Mov (h264), AppleProRes 422HQ

SoArt Festival’s Jury (2024)