Archive | 2012
In 2012 Rah performed a tea ceremony in protest outside the Iranian embassy in Canada.
Interview with Proshat Kalami
“Shades of the Orient”is a light box installation that was commissioned by SAW Gallery for the show “Transformer: the Body Remixed.”
On the right of this 2 channel video Rah is threading her face, a form of epilation and it originates from middle eastern countries. On the left she is sewing the front of chador, a garment worn by women in Islamic countries to show religious affiliation
“Oriental Drag” is a stop motion that consists of one-thousand photographs. The poses in each image are inspired by hip hop, vogue, and traditional Iranian dancing.