Negar Farajiani

Born in Yazd, Negar Farajiani is a woman and an artist. She has had several solo shows in Tehran and has been part of group exhibitions in Dubai, London, Brazil, China, Japan.MIX & UNMATCH will also be partnerof the Seattle Art Museum’s exhibition, Elles: Women artists from Centre Pompidou, Oct 11 2012- Jan 13 2013.Yet she dares portraying herself in her collages; she changes appearances and she disappears.No rules of the game are respected. The rules only serve whoever establishes them and seeks to prevail at the expense of others.‘If everything is played in advance, why not replay with opposite rules?’ she ventures.Her series of puzzle reveals the disorder, the control and the manipulation. It creates purposeful confusion.

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