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:
Ghazel was born in Tehran, Iran in 1966, and divides her time between Paris and Tehran. She holds a BFA and MFA in Visual Arts from l’Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, (Nîmes, France) and a BA in Film Studies from l’Université Paul Valéry, (Montpellier, France). She has participated in many international biennials, including the 50th International Exhibition Venice Biennial (Clandestini) in 2003, the 8th Havanna 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, the 7th Sharjah Biennial (Belonging) in 2005 and the 13th Havanna Biennial (The Construction of the Possible) in 2019.
No. 3, Araabi 3 Alley, Kheradmand-e Shomali St., Karimkhan Ave., Tehran