Artist Bita Razavi‘s solo exhibition Three Acts for Brighter Future opens tomorrow in Finlandsinstitutet’s gallery in Stockholm. The show focuses on the questions about identity in the world in change. Razavi observes traditions and self-evident customs as well as influences and changes in the globalized world. With her art, she reflects questions such as how the real and the illusory are distinguished and what the role of the cultural forms are.
In the beginning of the exhibition opening artist and curator Torun Esktrand discusses Razavi’s art. Opening of the exhibition will be held on Thursday 1st of September at 18–19.30. Razavi’s Some Critique from our Parents will be screened at the cinema Zita on Sunday 4th of September at 17–18.30, following a talk between Bita Razavi and journalist Lina Puranen.
Bita Razavi was born 1983 in Teheran and lives and works in Finland and Estonia. She has studied art in Teheran and Helsinki and has had exhibitions around the world, for example Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, 1st Trondheim Biennial, XV Biennale de la Méditerranée, Thessaloniki, Helsinki Photography Biennale, Helsinki Design Museum, SESC Pompeia, Cité international des Arts, Göteborgs Internationella Konstbiennal and National Art Museum of Ukraine. At the moment Razavi contributes also in a group exhibition Songlines for a New Atlas at Kalmar Art Museum.
Bita Razavi: Three Acts for Brighter Future 2.9.–1.10.2016
Finlandsinstitutet, Snickarbacken 4, Stockholm
opening on 1.9. at 18–19.30
discussion with curator Torun Ekstrand and Bita Razavi
Film screening: Some Critique from our Parents
Zita Folkets Bio, Birger Jarlsgatan 37, Stockholm
4.9.2016 at 17–18.30
talk with journalist Lina Puranen and Bita Razavi
Spoken language: English and Finnish
Bita Razavi, Bita’s Dowry, 2014