Between performance and the sculpture of female body, artists Mania Akbari and Douglas White ponder individual and collective memories through letters and images. A lyrical essay both intimate and universal.
The body of artist Mania Akbari serves as the inspiration for an artwork both performative and sculptural. Ravaged by a double mastectomy and subsequently transformed through the stages of an IVF pregnancy, her body becomes her muse, a metaphor for the political history of her native Iran. Life, death, the language of the imagination and censorship are explored through trauma both personal and collective. Powerful and deeply intimate, this lyrical essay is loosely built on the exchange of...
UNITED KINGDOM, Iran
| 73 minutes | 2019
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