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Upon Whose Return May Begin the Reorganization of Representation


Artist Talk

Upon Whose Return May Begin the Reorganization of Representation

Screening and Discussion with Gelare Khoshgozaran, artist and writer


Friday, February 25, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
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Gelare Khoshgozaran will screen and discuss her 2018 film, Medina Wasl: Connecting Town. She will contextualize the project within her larger practice, and preoccupations with simulation, memory, and surrogacy in the construction of different sites of violence. This event is organized in conjunction with Art History 185: The Desert in the Middle East and North Africa.

Gelare Khoshgozaran is an undisciplinary artist and writer working across film, video and installation. Gelare’s work has been exhibited at the New Museum, Queens Museum, Hammer Museum, LAXART, Plug In ICA, and Museo Ex Teresa Arte Actual among others. Her work has been supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant (2015), Art Matters Foundation (2017), Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (2019) and the Graham Foundation (2020). With words published in contemptorary (co-founding editor), The Brooklyn Rail, Parkett, X-TRA, LA Review of Books, Ajam Media Collective, and Saturation: Race, Art, and the Circulation of Value (MIT Press co-published by the New Museum), Gelare is an editor at MARCH: a journal of art and strategy.


Sponsor(s): Program on Central Asia