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Artist in Exile: Creativity, Activism, and the Diasporic Experience

The exhibition showcases recent works, including paintings, photography, and video by Shiva Ahmadi, Shoja Azari, Pouran Jinchi, Hadieh Shafie, and Lara Tabet. These artists' alternative perspectives address issues of innovation, displacement, and identity as tension and conflict, as well as the impact and challenges of mobility and migration on aesthetic experimentation and creative strategies.

Featured Artists

  • Shiva Ahmadi
  • Shoja Azari
  • Pouran Jinchi
  • Hadieh Shafie
  • Lara Tabet

On view at the Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery/Sun Yat Sen Hall, St. John's University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439:

  • April 1 through May 3, 2014
  • Reception: April 8, 2014, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Gallery Hours
Tue.-Thur.: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri.: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sat.: 12 p.m - 5 p.m.
Sun. and Mon.: Closed