This installation is an exploration of the ways in which individuals and groups operate and react to the notion of borders and control. Their reactions bear a direct relationship to the ways in which societies deal with gender separation, power relations, and information. This final exhibition is a conclusive juncture ...

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‘I want to be like you…’ is part of an ongoing research which will become part of a visual book entitled “Elephant and Tea Cup”. This particular aspect explores issues around consumerism and the ways in which western ideology merges with Iranian sensibilities. Shiraz recently became home to the world’s ...

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Armada was a single day interventionist, participatory event that commented upon Liverpool’s historical legacy as a port city in collaboration with artist, Elena Cassidy-Smith. The event took place outside the Maritime Museum, Albert Docks for the Liverpool Independents Biennial 2008. We invited passers by to make folded paper ships from ...

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It Goes can be loosely described as a moving photograph, 1hour of recorded traffic at the Shiraz gates peacock roundabout in Iran in March 2006. This recording captures the chaos and order of interaction between people and traffic on the 13th day of Iranian New Year celebrations, which is traditionally ...

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Special Offer is a series of drawings over time, recording thoughts and feelings onto flash cards. The series depict the pertinent as well as the mundane. This is a live project without a fixed end point. Currently there is no intention to exhibit the work, more a playful exploration of ...

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Man Made is a collaborative project with Farhad Ahrarnia. We started the project back in 2007 and steadily collected and built a body of works consisting of photographs, film, objects and sound. In this project, we have been collaboratively exploring and contradicting perceptions of Iranian (Middle Eastern) man. We interviewed, ...

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Heard and Not Seen is a live Touring project and installation: It has been implemented and exhibited at The Mailbox, Birmingham (2008) Birmingham Museums and Art Galleries (2010), Washwood Heath Children’s Centre (2011). There are further touring dates in the pipeline and we are interested to hear from organisations and ...

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Still Life was 10 day durational installation and performance at The Article Gallery, Birmingham, February 2011. It was opened to the public from the moment the door to the gallery was opened and first items were brought into the space. The Gallery space was split into two distinct areas of ...

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