Art Installation with Skateboard by Iranian Artist Keyvan Shovir

I am so excited and proud to be selected artists @nyfacurrent for Immigrant Artists Mentoring Program in Oakland!

NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Oakland is back with a new cohort of mentees and mentors! This year's participants represent countries including Ethiopi...

Persian Calligraphy (خوشنویسی ایرانی) is the identity of the greatest apotheosize arts during Persian tale and is a precedent of unique Persian culture. The antiquity of calligraphy in Iran attends behind to the pre-Islamic period when Zoroastrian-influenced Persian art operated r...

Megan Wilson, as co-director of Clarion Alley Mural Project is as of now coordinating and arranging Bangkit/Arise, a second worldwide exchange and residency between artists from the Bay Area (Jose Guerra Awe, Shaghayegh Cyrous, Jet Martinez, Kelly Ording, Keyvan Shovir, Christophe...

Bangkit/Arise is the first and only international public arts exchange and residency from the San Francisco Bay Area (possibly the United States) developed to include and support families. While CAMP co-directors Megan Wilson and Christopher Statton didn’t initially conceive of Ba...


Betweenscapes presents the work of 14 artists that visualizes the in-between as a site of criticality, addressing unresolved histories and posing questions about colonialism, migration, and transnational solidarity.
curated by Kathy Zarur and Roula Seikaly

Participating Artists

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In this season of political, financial, and social polarization on a national and territorial scale, artists can incite real correspondence, compassion, and understanding required for an agreeable future. Artists can empower coordinated effort and a feeling of shared knowledge bet...

This project is in memory of three female Iranian literary figures, poet Forough Farrokhzad, poet Simin Behbahani, and author Simin Daneshvar. by SHAGHAYEGH CYROUS  and Keyvan Shovir 

“In Memory of “, is a mural that has been painted in 2015, in memory of three contemporary fe...

A CONVERSATION ON RACE & IDENTITY” AT LH HORTON JR GALLERY

February 22 – March 16, 2018

Artists’ works explore topics from their personal cultural heritage, and how socially constructed “realities” have shaped and often misinformed our perspective of various ethnic groups. Works als...

Persian calligraphy is similar to Arabic calligraphy. In Arabic calligraphy most of the writing is about the Quran but in Persian calligraphy writing is about poems and literature, and most importantly it is shahnameh, the epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi  in 1010 CE...

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