Emerald, (SaNg Art Projects)
A series of Mezzotint handprint by Samira Zamani and Negin Ehtesabian
How a single concept is interpreted by two different artists with different backgrounds. How an idea is shaped by them in their artworks? How would the process of art-making be different if two artists decide to work closely to make the arts together?
These questions attracted us in a collaboration with Samira Zamani from the very first conversation we had in autumn 2012. We agreed on starting an experimental project and see how our abilities and creativity will guide us to make art despite the differences in our methods. We started to share our thoughts and drawings. The initial result was amazing, so we decided to continue this cooperation under a certain body of works that was called
Samira’s main art practice is handprint and she has used the Mezzotint technique for this body of work called Emerald.
This project has been shown in:
2016 The First Stone, Apadana gallery in Isfahan, Iran
2014 EX-Change(s) Exhibition in Chazou gallery, B.C. Curated by Vicci Ryan, Canada
2014 Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Nowruz mini print ex-change exhibition, Iran
2013 The 33rd Mini Print International of Cadaques, Taller Galeria Fort, Cadaques, Spain
2013, Lessedra Gallery annual print exhibition/ Bulgaria
2013 The 6th Tehran Biennial of Illustration, Saba Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran