Sanaz Mazinani

Sanaz Mazinani


New York, New York

Project Description:

reading of the “Migrant Manifesto” will take the form of a performance.

Sanaz Mazinani is an artist whose work explores the relationship between perception and representation by drawing on concepts such as censorship, scale, and the body as a site of action or violence. Working primarily in photography and large-scale photo-based installations. Her practice intersects conceptual and formal boundaries of the photographic image in response to site, sight and insight, especially in relation to digital culture. Born in Tehran, Iran, she holds her undergraduate degree from Ontario College of Art & Design University and her MFA from Stanford University. She has exhibited her work through out North America including solo exhibits at Toronto Image Works Gallery, Carnegie Gallery, and Art & Architecture Library at Stanford University. She has received numerous grants from Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council for the production and exhibition of her projects. Mazinani’s artwork has been written about in Border Crossings, Nuva Luz, NOW Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, and Dide. Her upcoming solo exhibition titled “Frames of the Visible” will open in May 2012 at the Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto.


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