Friday, July 22, 2011

Visions of Eternity and Saghfi Digar - Curated by Sanaz Mazinani

Visions of Eternity
Visions of Eternity is an exhibition that explores the existential question of being in a time when complex narratives challenge us to reconcile historical contexts with our modern existence. Visions of Eternity brings together a selection of contemporary artists from Iranian decent at the forefront of social change working in media as diverse as painting, drawing, photography, animation, new media, textiles and installation.

Saghfi Digar
Saghfi Digar (Roof of Another) proposes a vision of a utopic future. Located amongst the trees, this handmade weaving is made by Tahereh Goodarzy and Atefeh Khas. Through this delicate, transitory and ephemeral site specific installation the artists focus on change as the potential for growth.

Accompanied Educational Programs:

Two exhibition Tours on Saturday & Sunday at 2 pm.

Panel Discussion with Naser Ovissi and Reza Derakshani on their work and contemporary visual arts on Saturday at 7:30 pm.

Other performances:

Ida Saki (Dance)
Ida Saki gives a world premier performance of a contemporary dance choreographed on Neynava, the masterpiece of renowned Iranian musician Hossein Alizadeh.
When: Two performances on Saturday.

Shanbehzadeh Ensemble (Music)
Shanbehzadeh Ensemble offers a unique variety of hypnotic dances and traditional music from southern Iran and more precisely from the unknown region of Boushehr.
When: Friday & Saturday- 9:30pm

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