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.

From Voice Unheard

Actors of Social Change in Iran & Afghanistan
Art Exhibition: May 12th- September 7th, Harvard University
Short Film Festival: August 18th from 4 to 7PM

In collaboration with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University, Touch Art Gallery is pleased to present “From Voice Unheard; Actors of Social Change in Iran & Afghanistan” a group exhibition by 24 artists and a short film festival by 10 filmmakers from Iran and Afghanistan.

Location: Harvard University, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138.

Artworks by:

Fatemeh Aghakabiri
Baran Aryaee Javidan
Fatemeh Amani Rad
Parvaneh Babaei
Firoozeh Barzegari
Mahya Farahbakhsh
Fatemeh Heidarpour
Hadis Jafari
Babak Javaherpour Ahmadani
Mahnaz Keyhani
Mounir Khadiviyan
Mehri Langroody Poorbozorg
Maryam Lori
Mary Mousavi
Behnaz Mogouie
Khabat Nodinyan
Shima Najafi
Qasem Noori
Seyed Mohsen Pourmohseni Shakib
Ali Rahemi Haghighi
Jafar Rahimi
Amir Salehi
Farideh Salimi
Naseer Turkmani

Film Festival

The film screening, as a part of “SoArt Festival 2021” will be held on August 18th from 4 to 7 PM.

Location: William James Hall, B1, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138


Zohal by Nasrin Mohammadpour
Nazpari by Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
The hidden in the pain by Danial Ghasemian
Dance in the dark by Sarajuddin Bayat
Bitter Night by Mahshid Motahar
The bitter end of khounbas by Mehdi Mousavi Shirazi
Colorless by Abdul Hamid Mandgar
At a dead end alley by Amrullah Ahmadian
Path by Fatemeh Shafiei
Behind the yellow line by Javad HabibPour

Award winners of the SoArt Festival 2022

Award for Best Painting
"Goodbye Gray Days"

Baran Aryaei Javidan

Award for Best Photography

Seyed Mohsen Mohseni Shakib

Award for best Film

Abdul Hamid Mandgar

Award for best Actress
Nazanin Askari


The jury in the graphic and digital art category did not recognize a work worthy of the award.

SoArt Festival’s Jury