Photo by Guillaume Ziccarelli.
Born in 1963, Shiraz, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Lives and works in Paris, France, Tehrān, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Farhad Moshiri’s practice – inspired by conceptualism and pop art, and incorporating sculpture, assemblage and painting – straddles the intersections between Middle Eastern and Western, high and low, the luxury and the everyday. He employs delicate, learned – and perhaps in Moshiri’s work consciously clichéd – techniques such as hand embroidery and calligraphy to depict kitsch visual references and Western consumerist iconography. Such contrasts are also found in the materials employed by Moshir...Read more