Artist Focus: Hamed Bazrafkan
Cartoonist – IRAN
Cartoonist, ”Hamed Bazrafkan”, after entering to college and artistic activities, initiated his work Self-taught and empirically in the field of arts. He attended the class masters such as “Mehdi Tamizi” as seriously, begun cartoons and to this day with presence in various publications such as “Chehel Cheragh” and “Nish_e_Khat” and of course the newspapers like “Today Isfahan” and “Farhikhtegan” ,has proved his strong presence in cartoons. This artist because of personal interest in the field of the press declares that his activity is focused on the press cartoon design, because press cartoon design in his view, is in fact a part of a journalistic activity and press cartoonist actually is a reporter.
Hamed Bazrafkan considers appropriate the today’s condition of caricature art in terms of quality and quantity of participants and the quality of the presented works and In the following he says: “In terms of quantity and number of participants, Iran and China now have the highest participation in international festivals of cartoons and caricatures And this process also is already impressive in terms of quality, and Iran is known as a hub of cartoons and caricatures in the world .”