MARS GALLERY NOW REPRESENTING NASIM NASR

Melbourne’s MARS Gallery welcomes multi-disciplinary artist Nasim Nasr to its stable.

Words: Adriana Borsey

Melbourne’s MARS Gallery has announced its representation of  multi-disciplinary artist Nasim Nasr.

Nasr explores the transience of cultural and personal identity, using video, photography, performance & 3D objects works to highlight notions of cultural difference as experienced in her past and present homelands, between West and East. An intercultural dialogue is created by teetering between a historical and contemporary analysis.

Andy Dinan, director of MARS Gallery, was instantly drawn to her work. The sophisticated approach to cultural experiences and wider global issues is sensitively loud. “Her practice explores the complexities of identities, and the cross-cultural dialogue is significant and timeless that is ever more relevant today.”

Her work is held in major public and private collections including the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney; Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra; Gene and Brian Sherman Collection; and Artbank, Sydney, and, in 2017 she was the recipient of the people’s choice award in The William and Winifred Bowness Photography Art Prize.

Nasim will be showcased at Sydney Contemporary 2022 and for her forthcoming debut exhibition at MARS Gallery in late March 2023.

This article was posted 9 August 2022.

Image: Nasim Nasr, 33 Beads #2, 2018, Archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Photorag Baryta, 100 x 80 cm, edition of 8 + 2 AP. Courtesy: the artist and MARS Gallery.  

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