Monday, February 24, 2020, 4:00 pm
In conjunction with WOMEN C(A)REATE
Join Anahita Rezaallah and Elnaz Tehrani, curators of WOMEN C(A)REATE, for a walkthrough of the exhibition.
WOMEN C(A)REATE addresses gender-based inequities around drug addiction and presents installations formed from collaboration of Iranian Female artists and recovered women. The installations employ or are inspired by textile-based arts, social practice, and alternative form of art therapy, all in a collective effort towards female empowerment and social awareness.
WOMEN C(A)REATE is an assemblage of possibilities reflecting the coexistence of diverse identities and experiences in a dynamic and diverse society. It presents works by Homa Delvaray, Negar Farajiani, Maryam Palizgir and Hoda Zarbaf.
Free and Open to the Public.
Elnaz Tehrani is an independent curator, service designer and architect. After studying architecture in Tehran, she worked a number of years as an architect. She studied Product Service System Design at Politecnico di Milano University. Her motivation is "change making" to achieve any kind of Social Innovation, believing in the power of design and the act of making. She is also interested in developing new experiences that could provide innovative solutions, always putting the users at the center of the process. Tehrani is the founder and director of OBJET, which supports design culture by offering an exhibition platform in Tehran.
Anahita Rezaallah is an Architect from Tehran, Iran. Currently she is based in Milan, Italy where she works as an Architect and Urban Planner, and teaches at Politecnico di Milano University where she completed both her MSc and PhD in Architecture with a focus on sustainability. She uses her spare time to design and make limited edition furniture. Rezaallah researches the possibilities of addressing issues of contemporary cities and transitioning societies through public art and art installations, and is interested in issues of identity, equality, social inclusion, environmental impacts and women's empowerment.