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PARASOL UNIT FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

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020 7490 7373

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THE SPARK IS YOU : PARASOL UNIT IN VENICE
May 9 - Nov 23, 2019
A Collateral Event of the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.
At the Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello di Venezia.
In celebration of its 15th anniversary, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present, through a prism of classical Persian poetry, an exhibition of works by nine contemporary Iranian artists:
Morteza Ahmadvand | Nazgol Ansarinia | Siah Armajani | Mitra Farahani
Sahand Hesamiyan | Y.Z. Kami | Farideh Lashai | Koushna Navabi | Navid Nuur.

NINE IRANIAN ARTISTS IN LONDON : THE SPARK IS YOU
May 22 - Aug 30, 2019

Click to enlargeON SHAHRZAD AND THE ETERNAL FEMININE WITH ARTIST SAM SAMIEE
Jun 20, 2019 7:00pm talk/event
Join artist Sam Samiee as he explores themes related to his new installations created for the current exhibition at Parasol unit. Referencing the two largest diamonds in the world, Koh-i-noor and Darya-i-noor, Samiee deconstructs and contrasts these fetishized symbols of power and domination to Shahrzad and her sister Dinazad from One Thousand and One Nights.
8/6 (conc) Book online here: tinyurl.com/yyohy3fc

TELL ME A STORY...SHAHRZAD 'IN ANALYSIS' IN CONTEMPORARY PERSIA
Jul 02, 2019 7:00pm talk/event
With Dr Gohar Homayounpour.
In this lecture by Dr. Gohar Homayounpour, One Thousand and One Nights is presented as a superb example of Bakhtinian, carnivalesque literature, and of marginalized, subversive Persian literature, as a means of searching for lost or repressed images of women within contemporary Iranian discourse.
8/6 (conc). Book online here: tinyurl.com/y3hjzasa

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