Interview with Hassan Karimzadeh
Hassan Karimzadeh is a prolific Visual artist; Graphic designer, Cartoonist and Art director for many years.
He is a main member of some international journalism and arts associations, such as: (IGDS) Iran, (ICOGRADA) Canada, (CFP) France, and (IFJ) Belgium, and Ambassador of the United Sketches international association in France.
Hassan has achieved numerous titles, honors and important prizes; during his artistic career, such as: Title of the “F.U.N” (Friend of United Nations) from United Nations (2012, Swiss), 1st. prizes of “World Press Cartoon” International contest (in two years: 2008 & 2010, Portugal), “GOLD” prize of Logo designing from International Institute of Visual Communication; “Graphis” (2012, USA), and First International “Editorial Cartoon Prize” (2012, Swiss), Top trophy of the fourth “Silver Cypress” selected graphic works biennial (2015 Iran), “Grand award” in the first annual “Art of Book design” (2015 Iran), Title of the “Top Ten” designers from the COW (Center of the World) international festival (2016 Ukraine)…
His works have been exhibited and printed in various Journals, in Iran and abroad.
Hassan has published a number of books for himself and his colleagues till now; to record and display of visual experiences.
ZH: Can you briefly tell us how did you end up with the world of visual design? And do you see yourself more of a Graphic designer or a Cartoonist?
ZH: Thank you for being with us at ZH.
It was a pleasure chatting with you as well.
Interview by Medea Mahmoudian & Ali Shahrokhi