In his work, Iran-born, New York City-based Hadi Fallahpisheh employs a seemingly humorous cast of characters—humans, cats, mice, and other animals, to enact a meditation on themes of displacement, alienation, and entrapment. Rather than using photography as a direct document, he creates unique works that are the product of private moments in the darkroom in which he manipulates the surface of photosensitive paper with flashlights and direct exposure to light.
Purchased by Spiegelworld for Superfrico’s Artery collection.
This piece was about the posture of the person and how it connected to a natural element like green leaves.I elongated the neck to give the figure a bird-like quality and softness. I enjoy letting the watercolor bleed and move on its own and then I go back in to add structure. Shereene Fogenay was born […]
A “holy” portrait of being a modern day artist and performer in Las Vegas. Over the course of the nearly 11 minute video loop, Heidi transforms in and out of being Elvis from inside a neon shrine. The sculpture is about identity, performance, transformation and the labor that goes into being an artist.