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Opening Reception & Artist Talk: Maryam Khaleghi Yazdi
March 11, 2022
Creating an interactive, multimedia installation, Maryam Khaleghi Yazdi narrates her experience living between two countries. As an immigrant to the United States of America from Iran, Khaleghi Yazdi invites viewers to imagine themselves in this position. Pickle jars, pizza boxes, lottery tickets, and projected images help to fuse Khaleghi Yazdi’s understanding of navigating the space between two cultures.
About the Artist
Maryam Khaleghi Yazdi lives and works in Duluth, MN. Khaleghi Yazdi received a BFA and MFA in visual communication from the University of Tehran, Tehan, Iran. She holds a second MFA in graphic design from Ohio University, Athens, OH.