Stateless 2014-2015

2014–15
(Iranian, b. 1980)
Overall: 61.5 x 44.5 cm (24 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)
© Gohar Dashti
Edition: Edition of 20
Location: not on view
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Gohar Dashti’s Stateless series comprises eight metaphorical tableaux that evoke the purgatory experienced by refugees throughout the world today. “Hoping for a better life,” writes Dashti, “they struggle in a never-ending limbo. . . . The sky becomes the ceiling and the mountains become the walls of their new homes, because Nature is the only place that promises shelter, an eternal and everlasting refuge.”
Stateless 2014-2015

Stateless 2014-2015

2014–15

Gohar Dashti, Robert Klein Gallery

(Iranian, b. 1980), null
Iran

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