Shadi Ghadirian Exhibition in Armenia
This fall Cafesjian Center for the Arts, in cooperation with the Muscari Association, presented an exhibition of prominent Iranian art photographer Shadi Ghadirian. Fifty-three of her works, in seven series, are shown for the first time in Armenia.
Regional Post talked to the artist on the day of exhibition’s official opening.
You’ve had close to 100 exhibitions in Europe and in the Middle East, and this is your first exhibition
in Armenia. How do you choose?
— Actually, it’s not me who chooses where I should go and where I should exhibit. My exhibitions outside of my country usually are festivals or biennales. Often it’s a group exhibition, where my works are part of the bigger thing. But when it comes to my personal exhibitions, then galleries and museums like Cafesjian Center for the Arts want to show the different sides of me and my art, show how I’ve started and where I am now. […]