Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Parable of The Garden

February 20 - March 30
New Media Art from Iran & Central Asia
Curated by Sarah Cunningham & Deborah Hutton and Leeza Adhamy

Gallery Talk with the Curators: February 20, 4 p.m.
Opening Reception: February 20, 5 - 7 p.m. (closed for Spring Break, 3/9-16)
Geographically focusing on former Persia and its cultural legacy, this exhibit will present recent media works by artists from Iran and Central Asia . The exhibit thematically explores not only the traditional garden and the contemporary sense of place, but also notions of paradise lost and found, lessons learned and forgotten, and traditions cherished and rejected.

Featured artists:
Vyacheslav Akhunov
Muratbek Djoumaliev & Gulnara Kasmalieva
Shahram Entekhabi
Karan Reshad / Kolah Studio
Simin Keramati
Khosro Khosravi
Erbossyn Meldibekov
Almagul Menlibayeva
Rahraw Omarzad/
Center for Contemporary Art Afghanistan
Alexander Ugay

Exhibition is sponsored by The College of New Jersey, Department of Art and funded in part by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission through a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

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