Shades of the Orient

“Shades of the Orient”is a light box installation that was commissioned by SAW Gallery for the show “Transformer: the Body Remixed.” Shades of the Orient is a photographic image made by exposing a single frame multiple times while moving around within the frame as the light hits the set. Completed in 2012, this piece is …

Eslah | Digital Video (Preview)

http://www.vimeo.com/65312462 [vimeo clip_id=65312462 width=1000] Music: Hamid Reza Naderian Studio Assistant: Lilian Cardoso

Oriental Drag | Digital Video (Preview)

“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.The melange of fragmented poses and dance styles creates a new hybrid dance.Further, the visibility and construction of the studio space is synonymous with the construction of cultural identity. Rah …