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Visiting Artist Sanaz Sohrabi

Event Type: Lecture
Facility: Fine Arts Hall (FAH)
Presented By: School of Art & Art History
"From the point of return" 

Sanaz Sohrabi (Tehran.1988) works with image making and moving image practices in order to investigate the impermanence and malleability of archival records, historical narratives, production of 
imagery versus production of ideology and the role of images in shaping collective memory. She holds a BFA from University of Tehran, and a MFA in photography, video and interdisciplinary studio arts 
from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently a PhD candidate in Media and Communication Studies with an emphasis on research-creation at the Concordia University in 
Montreal. Awarded residencies include: SOMA Summer School Mexico City(2017), Est-Nord-Est résidence d'artistes(2016), Vermont Studio Center (2015) and Chicago Artist coalition Bolt Program 
(2014-2015), among others. Exhibitions, festivals, and screenings include: Videonale 16 Bonn, Fiva 06 Buenos Aires (first prize for short film), Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival 2017, Images 
festival 2017 Toronto, Transart Triennale 16 Berlin, Expo Chicago 2013, and 6018 North Gallery in Chicago, among others. She co-directs Tamaas online journal on arts and politics, an online platform 
of non-simulation and public speaking, a space for declaration of thoughts, desires and where urgencies manifest.
Date: 10/4/2017
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Purchase Tickets: Free Event
Location: Arts Lecture-Rm. 101
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
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