Iranian women artists facing repression find platform at Frieze New York

Art Newspaper

In a recent publication, The Art Newspaper highlights Dastan Gallery's powerful presentation at Frieze. The article mentions that the presentation showcases the resilience and creativity of Iranian women artists. This timely selection features works by Behjat Sadr, Farideh Lashai, Farah Ossouli, Bita Fayyazi, and Newsha Tavakolian. Tavakolian's video installation, "Listen," sheds light on women singers’ constraints in Iran, while Ossouli's "David and I" highlights women as catalysts for change in patriarchal societies. This exhibition weaves personal history and politics, offering a unique artistic language. The curation aligns with the current climate in Iran, making it a significant platform for these talented artists.

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May 18, 2023
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