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Gohar Dashti

Stateless, 2015

Archival digital pigment print
16 × 22 1/2 in
40.6 × 57.2 cm
Edition of 20
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Robert Klein Gallery
Boston
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From the Portfolio, Stateless 2014 - 2105

From the Portfolio, Stateless 2014 - 2105

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Gohar Dashti
Iranian, b. 1980
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In lush, dark photographs and videos, Gohar Dashti takes her native Iran as subject matter, exploring the natural and manmade disasters of its past, and how they impact its citizens and feed into its contemporary societal structures. Working in series, she has addressed such topics as the convergence of collective history and individual identity; the wars, revolutions, and once-active volcanoes that have ravaged and shaped the social, political, and environmental topography of Iran; and the place of girls and women in society, caught between modernization and traditional Islamic strictures. Among Dashti’s more searing body of works is “Slow Decay” (2010), a series of mid-scale color photographs populated with somber-faced men, women, and children, each marked with or next to a crimson patch of blood, representing the suffering of generations, inscribed within every Iranian.

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From the Portfolio, Stateless 2014 - 2105

From the Portfolio, Stateless 2014 - 2105

Medium
Photography
Gohar Dashti
Iranian, b. 1980
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In lush, dark photographs and videos, Gohar Dashti takes her native Iran as subject matter, exploring the natural and manmade disasters of its past, and how they impact its citizens and feed into its contemporary societal structures. Working in series, she has addressed such topics as the convergence of collective history and individual identity; the wars, revolutions, and once-active volcanoes that have ravaged and shaped the social, political, and environmental topography of Iran; and the place of girls and women in society, caught between modernization and traditional Islamic strictures. Among Dashti’s more searing body of works is “Slow Decay” (2010), a series of mid-scale color photographs populated with somber-faced men, women, and children, each marked with or next to a crimson patch of blood, representing the suffering of generations, inscribed within every Iranian.

Gohar Dashti

Stateless, 2015

Archival digital pigment print
16 × 22 1/2 in
40.6 × 57.2 cm
Edition of 20
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Boston
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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