Organized by the Iranian Illustrators Society in collaboration with the Children's Book Council, this exhibition explores four main themes of peace: "Peace with Humans," "Peace with Nature," "Peace with Animals," and "Peace with the World”, ISNA wrote.
The invited artists participating in this exhibition have been selected from the prestigious International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) 2020 Honours List which is released biennially and features children's book creators chosen by national branches and introduced at the IBBY biennial congress.
The exhibition has drawn artists from 15 countries, including Russia, Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand, Austria, Estonia, Australia, Denmark, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Slovakia, Peru, Chile, and Indonesia.
The exhibition's poster showcases an illustration by Dušan Kállay, an acclaimed Slovakian artist and recipient of the 1988 Hans Christian Andersen Award, with design contributions by Abbas Khangholi.
This annual exhibition coincides with the International Day of Peace on September 21 and invites artists from the IBBY Honours List (in even years) and selected artists from the Bratislava International Illustration Exhibition (in odd years).
The 5th edition of this exhibition will welcome visitors from September 25 to 29.