Abby Masoumi  Back to Artists

Born in 1983, currently lives and works in Tehran, Iran. A queer artist raised in Qom, one of the most significant religious pilgrimage sites in the country.He examines identity, gender, sexual orientation, anti-homosexual culture, and taboos and reflections of oppressive power structures in his artistic practice.

His multidisciplinary practice beadwork, embroidery, textiles, repurposed objects, drawing, painting, and papercutting side by side. The material he utilizes has personal relevance to somehow encoded his true self.

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papercut, pencil & oil color on cardboard, 70 × 70 cm, 2020


hand-stitched embroidery & beadwork on cotton paper, 38 × 45 cm, 2020

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