TEHRAN (Honaronline) - An exhibition of works by Avish Khebrehzadeh is currently underway at Cromwell Place,London.The exhibit “Can One Narrate Time?” will continue until September19.
The 23 works in Can One Narrate Time? include a series paintings inspired by the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, Ingmar Bergman and Visconti - as well as one of Khebrehzadeh’s signature hand-drawn animations, Maskhara in 8 Emotions – projected onto a large ‘theatre’ painting. The exhibition is completed with a selection of 12 drawings (2008), which explore themes including time, identity and the relationship between humanity and the natural world.
Khebrehzadeh comments about her work; “A lot has been defined by my place of birth (Tehran,1969). Having lived a childhood in places around the globe and in Iran during the early days of the revolution and Iran-Iraq war has given a sense of “geographical disquiet” and restlessness to the layers of my work.
I have been exploring the reasons, ideas, and the effects of this modern nomadic life in my work. I’m interested in creating small perturbations in otherwise mundane common experiences, but with a Andrei’s Childhood. 2016 slight disturbance in their presentation, which puts them in a drastically different light in the viewer’s mind--provoking their deeply buried unexplored feelings”.