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Six Pillars Broadcast – The Spark is You, Parasol Unit

The Spark is You
This week to mark Parasol Unit’s new, major group show linking classical Persian poetry with the art of nine Iranian artists, we invite Hadi Tabatabai, Hossein Valamanesh and Sam Samiee if he makes it in time from the airport… to the studio.
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Curated by Ziba Ardalan ‘The Spark is You’ features contemporary Iranian artists ‘whose vision looks beyond the ordinary’ with ‘openness, respect and human inter-connectedness evinced in the work’. Exhibiting with our guests are Morteza Ahmadvand, Ghazaleh Hedayat, Navid Nuur, Sahand Hesamiyan and Koushna Navabi from 22 May until 30 August 2019 and concurrently in Venice.
Hossein Valamanesh_Lotus Vault 2_2013_detail

Hossein Valamanesh Lotus Vault #2 (detail), 2013 Lotus leaves on paper on plywood 210 x 525 cm (82¾ x 206¾ in) Courtesy the artist and Grey Noise, Dubai

Broadcast Times:

6-6.30pm Mondays

Repeats Wednesday 1-1.30pm

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Carnegie Mellon University, wats:ON Festival 2017, Hadi Tabatabai: Transitional Spaces

Hadi Tabatabai Transitional Spaces (detail), 2017 Thread, acrylic paint, aluminium frame,wooden platform 213 x 122 x 305 cm (84 x 48 x 120 in) Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Sean Carroll.