Oregon Art Beat

Sculptor Tannaz Farsi

Clip: Season 17 Episode 1707 | 8m 14s

Tannaz Farsi uses sculptural forms and a wide variety of materials including both found objects and fabricated parts to create her work. An Iranian American immigrant from the age of 12, Tannaz mines the complex and layered meanings in language and cultural iconography to explore identity, displacement and the memories of one’s homeland.

Aired: 02/04/16

Rating: TV-G

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