Remote Materialization

September 2018 ~ Curator Laura U. Marks

Works by Azadeh Emadi

Azadeh Emadi’s (Iran, New Zealand, Scotland) hypnotic video Moving Lines goes deep into the universe created by ceramic tiles at the Friday Mosque in Yazd, Iran (1119, restored in the fourteenth century). These tiles, proto-pixels, compose the design of the wall, while at the same time each receives and reflects the passing world in their own way. Emadi’s camera draws out the latent movement in the vine-like forms, then she layers them to create a dense microcosm. It is like gazing into a tide pool with lapping water and small plants and creatures.

Moving Lines (2011)

Azadeh Emadi

About the Artist

Azadeh Emadi

My work involves theoretical, philosophical and practical exploration of digital media arts, particularly moving image. I am interested in the intercultural and philosophical study of moving image practice. Investigating Persian philosophies of interconnection, light and change in the context of media theories, my current research and artistic practice aims to reveal new points of view by challenging the preconceived understanding of the real and imaginary worlds. I am interested in disseminatin…

About the Exhibition

Remote Materialization

September 2018 ~ Curator Laura U. Marks