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Broadcast: ResonanceFM Auction Special

Painting Of A Taliban Bullet Hole. 2011 Edition of 10 plus 4 artists' proofs. Industrial floor paint. 9.5x9.5x3.5cm

Painting Of A Taliban Bullet Hole. 2011. Piers Secunda. Edition of 10 plus 4 artists’ proofs. Industrial floor paint. 9.5×9.5×3.5cm

Magic of Persia curator Leyla Fakhr and artist Piers Secunda visit the studio to discuss the their items donated to the ResonanceFM auction, that are from and about Iran and Iraq.

Magic of Persia is a UK charity supporting artists from Iran. They have taken part in the ResonanceFM auction and support artists with the proceeds from their donations in residencies, academic placements and mentoring. Pictures is one of their donating artists, Samira Eskandarfar, whose work is in the Tate Collection.

Secunda’s signature Painting of a Taliban Bullet Hole, 2011 is a forensic quality cast in industrial floor-paint of an attack on a home in Kabul, 2009.

See the auction items here:

Samira Eskandarfar: Untitled, (from the Massive Calm series) 2008

Piers Secunda: Painting of a Taliban Bullet Hole, 2011, artist’s proof 1 of 4 (ed. 10)’s-Collective/130833

Untitled_(from the Massive Calm series) Samira Eskandarfar, 2008

Untitled (from the Massive Calm series), 2008, Samira Eskandarfar. Oil on canvas. 59 x 59 in. (149.86 x 149.86 cm.) This piece is accompanied by a formal Certificate of Authenticity provided by Magic of Persia signed by the artist.

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