Talk Series #2 : Sona Safaei Sooreh

Talk Series #2 : Sona Safaei Sooreh | 8 MAR 2014

Sona Safaei-­Sooreh is an interdisciplinary artist who was born in Tehran, Iran. She studied painting at Azad University and after graduating with a BFA She moved to Canada in July 2006. She is currently a student at OCAD University in Toronto. Safaei-­Sooreh has exhibited her works nationally and internationally, to name a few Talking to Other People in a Very Loud Room at XPACE, Iranian Pulse at SESC Vila Mariana in Sao Paulo, Iran & co at La Bourgoaise in Belgium, If We Ever Meet Again at Thomas Erben Gallery, NY and In Other Words at Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien and NGBK, Berlin.

Her work and process explores the notion of self and otherness, the linkages between one and many, and part /whole relationships in a decentralized global situation. In doing so it elaborates on number of concerns: differences among languages and cultures; lost meanings in translations; possibility of communications cross cultures; artist/museum relationships; value and taste; and issues around diversity. 

SONA SAFAEI SOOREH | New Media Society TALK SERIES 02#, Sunday March 8,
2015 -5:30 pm at AARAN GALLERY