by Maliheh Zafarnezhad
Manipulated Memories is a virtual online exhibition of selected recent works by artist Maliheh Zafarnezhad. As an Iranian artist now living in the UK, her artworks center around themes of multinational identity, mixed culture, immigration experiences and childhood memories of the country of her birth.
Maliheh spent most of her life in Iran where, as a woman, she was forced to navigate a web of restrictions. In response to this experience, Maliheh creates intricate artworks dominated by portraits of women, and filled with thought-provoking messages about love, loyalty, obligation and social structures.
Maliheh's work has been recognised internationally through exhibitions, workshops, discussions and magazine articles worldwide, in places such as Iran, Ireland, Germany, the USA and the UAE. One of her artworks has recently been acquired by Durham University's Oriental Museum as part of their permanent collection.
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Don’t miss the chance to meet the artist and take part in her live workshop for adults here.
Children can follow along and make a collaged greetings card with Maliheh here.