Shirana Shahbazi and Wilhelm Sasnal at Swiss Institute, New York

Works by Shirana Shahbazi and Wilhelm Sasnal are on display at the Swiss Institute / Contemporary Art in New York. Shirana Shahbahzi (born in Tehran in 1974) presents a selection of color photographs and a painting transcribed from one of her photographs by a team of Iranian artists. It’s the largest exhibition of Shahbazi’s work to date in the United States. Wilhelm Sasnal (born in Poland in 1972) presents a new 16-mm film which is based on found footage of several Elvis performances and of American outsider musician Daniel Johnston. Shirana Shahbazi: Meanwhile and Wilhelm Sasnal: Untitled (both exhibitions run until October 27, 2007), Swiss Institute / Contemporary Art, New York. Opening, September 12, 2007.

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