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Mana Mehrabian is an interdisciplinary artist, born in Tehran, Iran, and currently living and working in eastern Washington state. Her work explores the role that images play in our communication and visual consciousness and reflects on ideas of perception, identity, memory, home, and the body.
Mehrabian received her BA in Photography and MA in Art Research from Azad University in Tehran and an MFA from Washington State University. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at Cascade Paragon Gallery (Portland, OR), CICA Museum (Gimpo, South Korea), Saranac Art Projects (Spokane, WA), Main Street Arts Gallery (Clifton Springs, NY), Currents New Media 2021 (Santa Fe, NM), and featured in publications such as Friend of The Artist Vol. 10 and Into the Clouds: New Media Art 2021. In parallel to her work as an artist, Mehrabian works as an art educator and independent curator.
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Back-and-forth, digital print on handmade paper from recycled documents, office organizer, dimensions variable, 2021
in-between, handmade paper dyed with herbs, spices, and fruits commonly used in Iranian cuisine, hanging file frame, hanging file folder metal bar, 9”x 12”x 17” (each), 2021
/aɪ/ chart (video still), single-channel video, dimensions variable, 2019
2 x 2 inches /۵x۵ سانتیمتر, acrylic paint and stamped ink on paper, wooden frame, 14”x 11”, 2022
Fragile: Handle with care, handmade paper from shipping boxes on photo frame, 13”x 80”x 2”, 2022