Ghazel/ARCHIVES 3 (Part 2)/ 2010-2019: Borders

The Other has always been important in my work

The One who goes to War and gets killed

The One who hides out from fear of going to War

The One who recycles our garbage even on the coldest of winter days

The One who crosses borders on foot

The One whose entourage marked his disappearance and death

The One whose story is banal for us but is part of our contemporary History

The One who is invisible and hidden but whose role is very important

The One whose grave became the Sea that is my happiness

The Other who became me, and then, we

New Media Projects will host a one-day exhibition by Ghazel with an installation of selected videos: “ARCHIVES 3 (Part2), 2010-2019: Borders” on Friday, Feb 26, 2021, from 4 to 8 pm. The project will be shown outdoors. Please keep a social distance and wear your masks.

An online Artist Talk with Ghazel is planned for Saturday, Feb 27th, 2021 at 7 pm (Tehran Time) and will be held in Persian and hosted on Zoom.

To join the meeting please use the following link:

About Ghazel:

Ghazel was born in 1966 in Tehran.
She received her B.F.A. and M.F.A. from L’Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Nîmes (France). She also received a B.A. in Film Studies from Paul Valéry University in Montpellier. She participated in many international biennials, including the 50th International Exhibition Venice Biennial (Clandestini) in 2003, the 8th Havana Biennial (El Arte con la Vida) in 2003, the 3rd Tirana Biennial (Sweet Taboos, Episode 2: To lose without being a Loser) in 2005, the 15th Biennale of Sydney (Zones of Contact) in 2006, and the 7th Sharjah Biennial (Belonging) in 2005. Her works are in many public collections, including the Musée National d’art Moderne, Centre Pompidou (Paris), MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (Vienna), the Musée national de l’histoire de l’immigration (Paris), the Aïshti Foundation (Beirut), and the Bic Collection (Paris). Her WANTED posters are shown permanently in the Musée National de l’histoire de l’immigration (Paris). Her recent solo shows are “Black Hole” (2019/Azad Gallery, Tehran), Dyslexia” (2018/ Hinterland Gallery, Vienna), and “Mismappings” (2017/ ISCP Gallery, New York). In April 2019, she was in the 13th Havana Biennial.

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