Hossein Fatemi

Irvine, California, USA

Mojgan Mozaffari is an Iranian born painter, sculptor and performance art director living in California. Before moving to the United States she was doing her research and teaching in art and was set to have several exhibitions in art galleries and museums in Tehran. In 2008 she chose to become a U.S. citizen. Since then she has practicing her art she had started in Iran. She runs workshops and gives talks and puts on performances and exhibition in different universities and art galleries. Her focus is on the status of women and their unequal rights under Islamic law in Iran. Her art also criticises war and Islamic killing fields.

In her latest exhibition - 'The Blue Rhythm' - a mix of film installation, paintings and talks, she focused on divorce law and the way mothers are treated in Islamic courts in Iran where, according to Islamic law, women lose custody of their children when they turn seven.
Mojgan knows that she is putting her life in danger even just by visiting Iran. She has chosen to pay the price by living in exile and being a voice through her art.

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Hossein Fatemi
City
Irvine, California
Country
USA
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5760 x 3840 pixels
48.77 x 32.51 cm (300 dpi)
19.2 x 12.8 inch (300 dpi)
7.4 MB size on disk
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