Maryam Taghavi graduated from Emily Carr University, Vancouver in 2008 and since then has been experimenting across diverse mediums, ranging from drawing, performance, sculpture and site-specific installation; nonetheless, issues surrounding adaptation, displacement and collapse remain constant in her work. Mainly informed by mundane activities, materials and situations, her work aims to remodel acquired set of relationships and negotiate multiple scenarios to aspire a condition for ephemeral experience, contemplation and other forms of exchange. Her work has been exhibited in Canada, Mexico, and Iran.
During her residency at Sazmanab, Maryam developed a new performance. She also conducted a workshop on performance art.
September 19, 2012 – September 26, 2012