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Amak Mahmoodian
Zanjir (Limited edition with 2 prints)

Edited by Alejandro Acin, Amak Mahmoodian & Aaron Schuman

Design by Alejandro Acin

RRB Photobooks / IC Visual Lab, 2019

Edition of 100 copies with two signed pigment prints

Softcover

52 pp., b/w illustrated throughout

156 x 234 mm

Item #9364

0.800 9364 EUR 140.00 Add to Cart

Limited edition of 100 copies with two signed pigment prints

Selected as one of the Best Books of 2019 by Gabriela Cendoya, Tim Clark

Zanjir is a conversation imagined between the artist Amak Mahmoodian (1980-present) and the Persian princess and memoirist Taj Saltaneh (1883 - 1936). In Zanjir, Amak Mahmoodian draws on imagery from King name's collection from the 19th Century held at Golestan archives in Tehran and photographs she took in Iran to explore feelings of loss and separation from family and homeland. Through memories and dreams, Zanjir mythifies absence and presence. The present which continuously exists in past, and the past which continuously exists in present. 

Amak Mahmoodian on her work and identity (video)

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