2011 Solo @ LAAA
Marjan Vayghan’s multi-media, cross cultural installation falling up, with the cagepotently represents the women of Iran, who have been slowly and silently fighting and protesting for their rights. A powerful visualization of Vayghan’s arrest in Tehran, Iran, during the political uprising in the Summer of 2009. Vayghan’s work converges on personal memory, familial intimacy and transnational political consciousness. In particular Vayghan addresses politics & processes of “misinformation,” and draws diverse communities together to consider these misidentifications collectively within the various settings she stages. She employs the arena of “community” in her art to create solidarity and cross cultural understanding. Vayghan’s art challenges oppression, considers interconnectivity and envisions beyond borders.
LA Art Association Solo