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Lovers’ Migration (کوچ عشاق) Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 20” Here is the province of Boyer Ahmad, my birthplace, and this is the story of our sorrowful forced migration from our beautiful village...
Title: Repetitious Insecurity Year: 2022 Medium: Oil on Linen Dimension: 18" X 36” The moment of raiding and ransacking of the agents in the houses of the Baha'is in Iran. A repetitive and never ending image. A story full...
The Prison Angel The Prison Angel, prisoners knew him by this name. This was the title of a kind, compassionate and calm doctor who served the prisoners...
Flight He was calm and kind, very innocent and full of life. He, who had just become a youth, had many dreams for his future. His name was Peyman...
Title: We Stray about Love's Dwelling Year: 2022 Medium: Oil on Linen Dimension: 18" X 36” Written from the third person: How sad is forced migration! With tears in our eyes and a heart full of pain and suffering, we left our...
Well I was ten and was playing in the alley with my friend in the morning. It was the end of Spring and the time of final exams. My sister and...
The Tightness of the Cage (تنگی قفس) Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Linen Dimension: 20" X 24” group of Baha'i women who along with their infants were imprisoned in one of the Baha'i homes in October 1981. They put one adolescent boy...
Title: A Tragedy of Religious Fanaticism Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 12" Decades of religious prejudice, government...
Title: Tears of Rose Water (اشک گلاب)  Year: 2022  Medium: Oil on Linen  Dimension: 20" X 24” Written from the third person: The beautiful season of spring had arrived again. As always, I woke up early in the morning to the beautiful...
Title: Three Generations Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 16" X 12" From the beginning of the Iranian revolution until now...
Stranger in Her Own Home Late November 1981 About two months have passed since my husband was arrested. He has been imprisoned in a damp and smelly basement in...
Title: Forced abandonment Year: 2020 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimension: 16" X 12" The moment of raid and inspection of my Aunt’s house at...
Title: Love Sacrificed (فدایی عشق) Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 12" X 16” Houshang Mahmoudi, a person full of love and enthusiasm, his whole being on fire with the divine love, was unable to speak softly because...
https://www.instagram.com/p/CIRwZffh4-7/Title: The Dream of Freedom Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 12" X 16" My cousin Sara...
A Garage Full of Stories I always thought that if the children of a society are good at reading books, thinking and reasoning logically, then that society will...
Title: Banned Year: 2022 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 20” Shabnam Tolouei an award winning Iranian actress, celebrity, theatre...
Title: Behnam & Keyvan Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 16" X 12" 15 years of imprisonment, including three years of solitary...
Title: Poppies of love (شقایق های عشق) Year: 2021 Medium: Oil don Canvas Dimension: 12" X 16" ‎روزگاری زنی از جنس بهار دستهایش را در...
Insane with Divine Love(مجنون عشق الهی) Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 20” Salami Mental Hospital of Shiraz; A place where a sincere soul was kept only for changing his belief. Mohammad Sheikh Movahed, that...
Title: Goldane Becomes a Unique Pearl Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 12” On 12/03/1982 In the village of Roshankooh as...
Title: The Fragrance of Meymand Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 12" He, who had recently begun to speak with others...
Title: Love & Blood Year: 2021 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 16" X 12" In memory of the seven Baha’i Martyrs of Hamedan, Iran on the 13th...
Title: Difficulty of the Journey Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimension: and 16" X 12" Being pregnant and traveling for hours with...
Title: Ecstasy of Lovers of His Beauty Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 16" X 12" At dawn on a cold and snowy morning of...
Title: Forced Immigration Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 12" X 16" When Rouhie, my sister, had to leave Iran permanently during...
Title: Insulted at School Year: 2021 Medium: Oil & Mixed Media on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 12" When your teacher calls you separately...
Title: Wondrous Courage Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 12" X 16" A few minutes before execution, in the prison yard of Qasr in...
Title: The Separation Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 16" X 12" The painful moment of taking her crying son – who had been born...
Title: Constructive Resilience Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 16" X 12" In memory of the sealing of Baha’i shops all over Iran...
Title: Destruction of Bahai Cemeteries Year: 2020 Medium: Oil & Acrylic on Canvas Dimension: 12" X 16" Destruction and arson of Baha'i...
Title: Ransacked Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 12" When you – a woman – are home alone as everyone has left for...
Title: Núk Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 12" X 16" Another aspect of the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran is murder by...
Title: The Eternal Birthday (تولد ابدی) Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 12" X 16” Two or three days before the first...
Title: Mitra Year: 2014 Medium: Acrylic and Oil on Canvas Dimension: 48" X 48" This painting is about when my mother, who at the age of...
Title: To the point of death Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 12" X 16" In the basement of Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz, 1982...
Title: Awaiting Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 12" X 16" In memory of all the dear ones who suffered in separation and worry...
Title: Egregious Oppression Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 16" X 12" Dearest Mr. Jamaloddin Khanjani, during his 10 year...
Title: The Last Visit (آخرین ملاقات) Year: 2021 Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimension: 16" X 12” That pull once again took me to their prison a week before their martyrdom, I was with the prisoners in Hamedān for two and a half hours —...
Title: Hateful Graffiti Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 16" X 12" Hateful anti-Baha'i slogans have been painted on Baha'i...
Title: The Most Bitter Farewell Year: 2020 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 12" X 16" On a stressful evening when they called their names...
Title: Raha.Sasan.Haleh Year: 2015 Medium: Acrylic and Oil on Canvas Dimension: 20" X 48" Where does teaching grammar and hygiene to...
Title: Two Irans Year: 2015 Medium: Wood and Acrylic Dimension: 4’x4’x4’ This sculpture shows the two Irans that exist in the world today...
Title: BIHE Year: 2014 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 56" X 48" These three canvases speak to the creation of the Bahá’í Institute of...
Title: BIHE Year: 2014 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 56" X 48" The top left canvas, the third and final canvas in this sequence, is...
Title: BIHE Year: 2014 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 56" X 48" The story continues in the bottom left canvas as we see a western...
Title: The Birth of Maku Year: 2019 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 3’ X 4’ The birth of my first child which was very traumatic and...
Title: Ransacked BIHE class room Year: 2016 Medium: Installation
Title: Ransacked BIHE class room Year: 2016 Medium: Installation
Title: Melody of Martyrdom Year: 2015 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 36" X 60" Shortly after the 1979 revolution in Iran, the mother of my...
Title: Yaran Year: 2013 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Dimension: 36" X 48" This painting shows the former seven member ad hoc leadership group...