Avish Khebrehzadeh (Born in Tehran, Iran, 1969) studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and has lived and worked in Tehran and Rome, before moving to Washington DC where she is currently based. Her work explores the power of figures and their multifaceted narrative aspect in multitude of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, animation, film, as well as video projections onto drawings and paintings. A series of her hand drawn video animations projected onto large sheets of drawings titled “Distant Memory” were featured in the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003, where she received the Golden Lion Award for the best Young Italian Artist.
Artist: John Virtue
Publisher: Albion Barn