Lopdell House Gallery • 13 June - 3 August
Opens Thursday 12 June at 6pm
Hours Daily 10am – 4.30pm
Where Lopdell House Gallery, 418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Auckland
Artists Dadbeh Bassir, Shadi Ghadirian, Amirali Ghasemi, Mohammad Ghazali, Arash Hanaei, Ghazaleh Hedayat, Peyman Houshmandzadeh, Bahman Jalali, Hana Mirjanian, Mohammadreza Mirzaei, Mehran Mohajer, Reza Paydari, Leila Pazooki, Sadegh Tirafkan, Hamila Vakili, Angela & Hossein Valamanesh, and Mohsen Yazdipour.
For many in New Zealand, our understanding of contemporary Iran is immediately connected to images of conflict and tension. The perception that it is a culture closed to the West and culturally isolated is, however, dramatically changing, and artists and filmmakers have been at the cutting edge of this shift.
Ey! Iran presents the work of 17 artists working in photo media, based both in Iran or as expatriates who have left the country and continue to make work that is informed by their Persian heritage.
A Gold Coast City Art Gallery Travelling Exhibition.
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Untitled, from the series Like Everyday, 2001. Shadi Ghadirian.