Basma Al Sharif
Basma Alsharif’s work explores how we relate to and internalise the geo-political shifts that occur within our lifetimes and those we carry with us from past generations.
Devoid of pitiful moralising and surpassing fetishistic infatuation with depictions of human sordidness, in the series Fictionville Rokni Haerizadeh cunningly (and controversially) violates and perverts found photographic media images depicting human suffering into an anthropomorphic Orwellian world of fairytales: humorous, grotesque, satirical, bitter.
Slavs and Tatars
This work traces unlikely points of convergence in Iran and Poland's economic, social, political, religious and cultural stories.