Contemporary Iranian Art

“Iran Inside Out: Influences of Homeland and Diaspora on the Artistic Language of 56 Contemporary Iranian Artists,” curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath was exhibited at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York from June 26 to September 5, 2009. Concurrent with the exhibition at the Chelsea Art Museum: “Selseleh/Zelzeleh: Movers & Shakers in Contemporary Iranian Art,” Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery (LTMH), New York; “Looped and Layered: A Selection of Contemporary Art from Tehran,” Thomas Erben Gallery, New York; “Tarjama/Translation,” Queens Museum of Art, New York.

Dr. Moti Shojania, a writer, reviewer and cultural commentator, teaches at the University of Manitoba. Currently, she is the Chair of the Winnipeg Arts Council.

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This article originally appeared in Border Crossings #112, published December 2009.

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