Born in 1990, Tehran, Iran
Maryam Farahzadi is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, animator and character designer who immigrated to the United States two years ago. In her work, Farahzadi deals with concepts such as love, human rights and discrimination. Her short films, shown in this exhibition, might appear to be truly different from each other. “The Role of Each Fret” is inspired by Persian miniatures and is characteristic of Iranian art, while “Blue” is created in a very contemporary, Western style. However, both of Farahzadi’s films explore the idea of love and compassion, notions that communicate with the audience regardless of their cultural background.