Los Angeles-based Iranian contemporary art platform ADVOCARTSY has unveiled a captivating solo exhibition featuring the late Farideh Lashai's lesser-known yet intriguing crystal and glass design works. This extraordinary exhibition, "Studies for Crystal and Glass Design and Other Works," provides a unique insight into the multidisciplinary career of one of Iran's most distinguished female artists.
Southern Guild is hosting a captivating solo exhibition by the talented artist Kamyar Bineshtarigh, titled "9 Hopkins." This exhibition, running from August 24th to October 19th, 2023, unveils an impressive series of abstract artworks that delve into the realms of gestural mark-making and the urban landscape of Salt River, a historic industrial area near central Cape Town.
Soudeh Davoud, born in 1988 in Tehran, Iran, is a highly acclaimed contemporary artist known for her distinctive works seamlessly blending Eastern and Western influences. Her creative journey began at a remarkably young age when she turned to drawing and painting as a means of communication and personal solace. Davoud's artistic approach draws from impressionist strategies, mainly patchwork and broken-color techniques, which have consistently informed her style. In addition, she has incorporated elements of impasto to create visually striking and emotionally resonant artworks. What distinguishes Davoud's work is her ability to dispense with under-drawings, working directly with color to infuse her pieces with vibrancy and immediacy.
Mania Akbari, a prolific Iranian filmmaker, artist, and actress, is celebrated for her innovative approach to themes such as women's rights, marriage dynamics, and sexual identity. Her artistic style finds its roots in visual arts and her life story, creating a captivating blend of the personal and the political. Notably, her battle with breast cancer in 2007 left an indelible mark on her creations, permeating her films and art with a profound exploration of this experience.
Nadia Dibaj, born in 1994, is a highly talented graphic design graduate with a passion for storytelling through art. Initially, she embarked on her professional journey in the animation industry as a background artist. She subsequently explored roles as an illustrator and character designer across diverse animation and game projects.
Somy Samani is an accomplished artist. She has honed diverse skills in her artistic journey. She earned her bachelor's degree in graphic design from Sooreh University. Later, she obtained a master's degree from Ferdousi University. Her career spans several areas. These include photography, fashion, and makeup artistry.
Experience a culture beyond the headlines with "Play Hard Play Hard," a multicultural art project that combines thought-provoking theatre with global music from the Middle East & beyond. Its mission is to disrupt the traditional conversation around cultures often only discussed in the news. And how does "Play Hard Play Hard" achieve this? It offers a two-part experience: a play and a party.