Iranian-German Sculptor in “Ab-Anbar”

Iranian-German Sculptor in “Ab-Anbar”
ID : N-581 Date : 2017/11/04 - 13:23

(Persia Digest) Timo Nasseri is a Berlin-based sculptor of Iranian-German descent who has staged a solo exhibition of his works in Tehran’s Ab-Anbar Art Gallery, inspired by Persian architecture and geometry.

His debut exhibition in Iran is entitled “I saw a cracked labyrinth”. He was born in Berlin in 1971 of a German mother and Iranian father. He began his artistic work as a commercial photographer and made the transition to sculpture in 2004. Later, he traveled to Iran with his father and began researching the connection between geometry and aesthetics in Islamic architecture.

His works are a fusion of Islamic and western legacies. It is inspired by the universal language of mathematics as much as by particular memories and religious references. Nasseri is the winner of the Abraaj Group Art Award 2011 and was awarded the ‘Prix Saar Ferngas Förderpreis Junge Kunst’ in 2006.

His exhibition at “Ab Anbar” is an interesting collection of his sculptures and designs and will run from 13 October – 23 November 2017.


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