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2011 Sepas Award Nominees Announced

The Sepas Group is pleased to announce their 2011 award\nnominees in recognition and appreciation of their contribution to the Iranian queer community.

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20th August 2011 06:10

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The nominees in Applied Art Award category are:

A) Amir Hossein – Graphic Design

B) Elahe Nejat –  Web Design

The nominees in Fine Art Award category are:

A) Najva Soleimani – Visual Photography

B) Tara Inanloo – Fashion Photography

The nominees in Performing Art Award category are:

A) Mahshad Torkan – Cul De Sac (movie)

B) Armen Ra – Theremin (music)

The nominees in Activism Award category are:

A) Hossein Alizadeh – Queer Rights

B) Mahshid Rasti –  Women Rights

The nominees in Media Award category are:

A) Gay City News – Newspaper

B) Hamideh Aramideh –  TV (Voice of America)

The nominees in Writing Award category are:

A) Reza Pesar – Weblog

B) Saviz Shafaei – Poetry

The nominees in International Award category are:

A) Philipp Braun –  Queer Rights

B) Doug Ireland –  Journalism

The Sepas Group will announce the 2011 award recipients on August 30th after reviewing and consulting their work and its impact.

The Sepas Award Group can be contacted via their website and email at and