Iranian-born New York City resident Shirin Neshat is a visual artist best recognized for her work in photography, and film. Prior to the Iranian Islamic Revolution in 1974, Neshat traveled to Los Angeles to pursue her art studies.
Prada’s AW22 collection concentrates on the idea of “encapsulat[ing]… humanity” while reflecting on the “depth of the human experience”. The campaign was lensed by photographer David Sims who directed the models, such as Hunter Schafer, Kendall Jenner, etc to sit opposite a still life image which abstractly embellishes parts of their narrative, celebrating recollections, sensations, and history.
In March 2020, Marie Déhé moved to London with her partner and 15-month-old daughter. Despite the intimacy of her practice, Dehé had been yearning for the connections she made through art.
The female gaze is thriving in visual culture, with female photographers increasingly challenging the male-constructed vantages that have defined womanhood throughout history.
In September 2020, the plumb christened their newly renovated gallery space in Toronto’s St. Clair West neighbourhood with exhibition Pits, Seeds.
The Paykan was the first car manufactured in Iran. Produced from 1967 to 2015, it started its life as a licensed copy of an outmoded British vehicle, the Hillman Hunter, but it nevertheless became a symbol of Iranian national pride; a vehicle priced and targeted for middle-class Iranians.