Afshin Bagheri

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Statement

What occupied my mind at the time of the creation of this collection was the issue of forced migration. Migration of refugees who no longer have any hope of a normal life in their homeland, a land that has become like an uninhabitable black hole. So in order to to find a beginning again, they give up all they have made, and this abandonment comes with a lot of suffering.
These dark thoughts of mine have manifested themselves in a colorful world. The presence of colors is due to the profound effect that Iranian painting has had on my subconscious mind. Paintings that in their most violent and sad scenes are still full of tenderness, color and many details. And now my world, with all its colorfulness, remains sadly silent and frozen.

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Afshin Bagheri

b.1987 , Iran
2011 BFA (Graphic Design ), Shahed Art University, Tehran, Iran

Selected Solo Exhibitions :
2020 Resurrection of savages, Seyhoun Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2018 Caldarium savages, Seyhoun Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2017 Mashianeh, Seyhoun Art Gallery, Tehran , Iran
2016 Sixth season, Seyhoun Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2014 Bondahesh, Seyhoun Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2011 Ghosts haven't Shadow, Aseman Art Gallery, Mashhad, Iran
2008 Black and White, Mirak Gallery, Mashhad, Iran

Selected Group Exhibitions :
2021 Coca Mashadi2, Sales Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2021 Doornazdik , Arthibition Art Gallery , Tehran, Iran
2020 Archive, Arthibition Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2020 Mythography, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran
2019 Symmetry, Seyhoun Art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2019 Devious Tune Of Silence, Gozaar Art Gallery, Isfahan, Iran
2018 The Roots , Seyhoun Art Gallery, Tehran , Iran
2018 Winter group exhibition, Seyhoon Art Gallery 2, Tehran, Iran
2017 Versus art contest, Iranian Artists Forum ,Tehran, Iran
2017 For Chidren Survive, group painting exhibition, Mellat Cinema Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Award :
First-Prize Winner Shahnameh Painting Biennial, Mashhad, Iran