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Mamali Shafahi

Born in 1982

Lives and works in Paris, France


A recurrent thread running through Mamali's projects since his first performances in France in the early 2000s has been a focus on transgression and testing limits, involving a reversal of roles between artist and others - participants, the public, and most recently his parents - to see how far the latter will go in their new role as protagonist. Artists have special powers: to take part in an art project, people can be persuaded to step far outside their usual perimeters, abandoning constraint...Read more