Nazanin Saremi


Within the Plight, 20×20 inches, Acrylics, gloss medium, scarf on canvas

I create paintings that respond to the objectification of women in Iran for religious and cultural purposes. My work is driven by personal experience as an Iranian-American woman with a multicultural background. These works, at their core, use the semiotics of religion and culture to discuss gender equality and conflicts of the modern era. I investigate these ideas by incorporating religious artifacts such as Hejab in my work.

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