Gita Hashemi

Gita Hashemi’s recent transmedia works include Headquarters: Pathology of an Ouster, investigating the 1953 US-UK coup d’etat in Iran, and Ephemeral Monument, focusing on the opposition to the Pahlavi monarchy. Both were staged at her solo exhibition at A Space Gallery in Toronto (March 2013) and will travel to Montréal, arts interculturels in November, 2013. She has exhibited at Interaccess Electronic Media Arts Centre (Toronto), Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts (San Francisco), SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles), Casoria Museum of Contemporary Art (Napels), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Rosario (Argentina), Plug In (Basel), Al Kahf Art Gallery (Bethlehem), Red House Centre (Sofia) and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Yucatan (Merida) among others. Since she entered the School of Fine Arts in Tehran University shortly after the 1979 Revolution, her motto has been: the personal is poetic, the poetic is political, the political is personal.

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