January Artist-in-Residence: Nazanin Hedayat Shenasa

January 3, 2008January 30, 2008

Nazanin Hedayat Shenasa
Animedallion: Exploring Animal Motifs in Pearl Medallions on Central Asian Textiles

Textile artist and art historian Nazanin Hedayat Shenasa explores the concept of garments and the display of identity, drawing from the de Young’s permanent collection. This interactive installation includes handmade garments and a dwelling-space. The audience is invited to participate by creating a personal iconic textile.

Closing reception January 25, 6–8:30 p.m. Please join us for light refreshments and live music.
 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF's Cultural Encounters initiative, designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums. Cultural Enounters is generously funded by The James Irvine Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, The Institute of Museum and Library Services, The Columbia Foundation, and The Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation.