My family series, 2014

Fabric with sewing.

31 x 20 cm.

This artwork is part of Middle Eastern Art - Weaving Its Way West, an exhibition curated by Collectionair.

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Born in: Middle East

Samaneh Motalebi (Tehran, 1986) is an Iran-based artist who earned her B.A. in graphic design from Shariati  University, Tehran. Motalebi puts a spin on conventional portraiture by using thick-woven thread, a technique she herself introduced. The faces of Motalebi's subjects are noticeably blank, inviting viewers to substitute their own. Doing so might result in facial-floral overgrowth, or a large insect covering the face. Motalebi's original artwork has been featured in numerous museums, galleries, and auctions.

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