Behnaz Ghasemi

On Life, Dreames & Ecstasy

When Behnaz Ghasemi first started she had
A focus on abstract art but this road later lead her to discover and work With pardaz | She utilised the traditional Pardaz technique in a more Contemporary way, and this lead to her current works of still life | the Plants in her recent work appear outside the traditional constraints That we are accustomed to | The objects in her work represent these Constraints, and the preconceptions of our minds-to, for example, imagine a flower in a vase or a plant in a pot | This concept is then echoed throughout the rest of the exhibition as she moves away from
The conventional canvas to the gallery walls and in doing so her
Intricate still life drawings are a means of depicting her exploration of the aforementioned preconceptions that we are accustomed to