Category: Birds of Passage

October 04, 2023 Artists, Press

Review of Sheida Soleimani: Birds of Passage by Gem Fletcher in 1000 Words

Sheida Soleimani Birds of Passage Exhibition review by Gem Fletcher Gem Fletcher visits the latest exhibition at Denny Gallery, New York, Sheida Soleimani: Birds of Passage, an ongoing collaborative project which sees the artist work with her parents Mâmân and Bâbâ – two Iranian pro-democracy activists and refugees – to translate their traumatic experiences of political exile leaving Iran in the 1980s via densely layered images that half-document, half-mythologise family lore. Spring 2023: I am at Edel Assanti, London, where…Read More

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September 12, 2023 Artists, Outside Exhibitions, Press

Sheida Soleimani: Listen on NPR to “Iranian American artist features stories about her parents in a new exhibit”

Iranian American artist features stories about her parents in a new exhibit The World Sep. 12, 2023 · 3:45 PM EDT Bianca Hillier Sheida Soleimani grew up hearing about her parents’ political activism in Iran, and their eventual escape to the US to avoid persecution. Now, she’s sharing their stories in a new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. The World’s Bianca Hillier met Soleimani at the museum to learn more.

September 06, 2023 Artists, Press

Sheida Soleimani is an “Artist to Watch This Month” in artnet news

Artists to Watch This Month: 10 Solo Gallery Exhibitions to Seek Out in September in New York Annikka Olsen September 6, 2023 Sheida Soleimani, Khoy (2021). Courtesy of the artist and Denny Gallery. September marks the end of summer, back to school, return to office—and the start of art-fair season. Coinciding with Armory Week in New York, dozens of gallery exhibitions are opening across the city this week. From emerging artists debuting at new galleries and established artists presenting new bodies of…Read More

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September 04, 2023 Artists, Press

Sheida Soleimani: Birds of Passage included in Artsy’s “10 Standout Gallery Exhibitions to See during Armory Week 2023”

10 Standout Gallery Exhibitions to See during Armory Week 2023 Annabel Keenan Sep 4, 2023 11:26AM September marks the start of the busy fall schedule for the art industry. In New York, collectors, curators, and dealers descend on the city for the ever-growing list of fairs. Mostly taking place the second weekend in September—with VIP previews on the 6th and 7th, depending on the event—the roster of fairs is centered on the heavy-hitting Armory Show, which returns this year to the…Read More

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August 07, 2023 Artists

Sheida Soleimani on The Messy Truth – Conversations on Photography Podcast

Sheida Soleimani – On Subversion The Messy Truth – Conversations on Photography By Gem Fletcher Sheida Soleimani’s work explores intersections of art and activism. She melds sculpture, performance, film and photography to highlight critical perspectives on events across the Middle East, unpicking the complex power dynamics between the region and Western nations. Her work interrogates the dissemination of information in digital contexts, adapting found images from press and social media leaks to exist within alternative scenarios. In doing this, she’s…Read More

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