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Warehouse 18, al-Quoz

Reza Aramesh

The Whistle of the Souls, a Play That Never Starts

REZA ARAMESH, Action 137: 6:45 pm, 3 May 2012, Ramla, 2014, 

hand-carved Carrera marble, 136 x 40 cm. Courtesy the artist and Leila Heller Gallery, New York.

Iranian-British artist Reza Aramesh has carved a decade-long, poetically charged, conscientious practice that has explored the themes of autonomy, masculinity and migrancy, articulated through diverse, media-spanning performance, photography, drawing and sculpture. Once known for his performative and incongruous placement of suited masked men against the backdrop of…

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