Looking for Utopia: Refugees (4)

by Heja Rahiminia

Edition of 6 - 30.0cm x 20.0cm

£1,050

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    Type | Limited Edition
    Medium | Photography
    Style | Surrealistic
    Subject | Landscapes
    Year | 2017
    Edition | of 6
    Size | 30.0cm x 20.0cm
    Ready to hang | No
    Signed | Yes, back
    Materials | Print
  • Touria El Glaoui

    Rise Art Prize Judge Touria El Glaoui says:

    "Heja's body of work ‘Refugee' tackles urgent and difficult issues of the contemporary, from what feels like a place of emotional sensibility and deep consideration. His work underlines pertinent issues of displacement and the anonymity of displaced bodies, migration, social and political disparities, all through the use of a minimalistic and conceptual, aerial landscape aesthetic. His works also create somewhat of an illusion, where the forms become a part of the landscape at first glance, and through their movement create varying striking patterns. The bodies in transit are at once no man and every man, allowing the work to translate across borders. "

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  • Looking for Utopia: Refugees (4)

    Throughout the years, human beings have always been looking for a place in which they could establish the perfect social and political system. An idealized society which is rich in spirituality and makes everyone happy. This quest were more likely to occur when people were disappointed to set up this utopia where they lived or forced to leave and immigrate to find a better life. Where I live (the Middle East) is full of great tragedies, in which war, destruction, dictatorship, and corrupt government systems make the meaning of utopia, which seeks for the absolute happiness and perfection of h…

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    Heja Rahiminia

    Heja Rahiminia is an Iranian artist who works in black and white photography. Through stark contrasts, his photographs highlight social and political disparity. Against vast desolate expanses, trails of tiny refugee figures make their way across the land.

    Heja graduated from the Art University of Isfahan, Iran, with an MA degree in Research of Art. In recent years his work has been included in numerous exhibitions, with solo shows at the Azad Gallery, Tehran and the Shanidar Gallery, Iraq.

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