“9 Hopkins: Kamyar Bineshtarigh’s Artistic Tribute to Unseen Marks”

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. 

Farideh Lashai’s Multifaceted Artistry: A Glimpse into Her Crystal and Glass Design Works

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. 

Soudeh Davoud; “A Lively Spring Garden”

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: The Night

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. 

Ali Phi; Enfe’al

Ali Phi; Enfe’al

Ali Phi, the visionary artist, takes us on an enthralling journey through his groundbreaking collection, "Enfe'al," which recently debuted in Los Angeles.

Nadia Dibaj

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. 

Milad Aramnia

Milad Aramnia, an LA-based painter and visual artist, has a diverse portfolio across mediums and continents. Born in Tehran in 

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