Iran Week: Mahsa Imani
Mahsa Imani is somehow an expert in capturing the everyday life; she sees something ordinary and makes it extraordinary. Anything, even a broken mug, can be a subject of a fantastic photograph. She sees things that normally people walk pass them and never even look back.Imani takes pictures of a life that we tend to take for granted, her pictures seems to be in the praise of the everyday life, in the praise of mundane. She sees life as it really is: boring, exciting, scary, and gloomy. She neither glorifies nor tarnishes what she sees.
Everything can and is her subject matter. For Imani, “All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players”.
Mahsa Imani is an Iranian photographer. Born in Tehran, Iran in 1989, she has a B.A in architecture and She‘s been practicing photography since 2012. She has been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions.
Passing , Recording , Passing
The photographs of this collection are daily narrative e of events and even occurrence of nothing. A narrative of .silence and post-event stillness; recording and passing by. These days what is more important than the concept and theme of photographs, is the presentation method and .how the audience faces with the product.
Everyday billions of photos are published in cyberspace , particularly by Instagram. The speed and number of posted photos, their short shelf lives as well as the audiences’ evanescent look, can be a context to think better and pay more attention to the .method of displaying them rather than the photos per se.
Photos of this collection which have been already published in Instagram, will be publicly exposed in galleries, through a connection to my Instagram account, not necessarily in .printed hardcopy and framed on the wall passing, recording, passing” as it follows its aim and says “ by its name, displays the recorded images, passes and ends.
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