Contact: Michele McKenzie — phone: 510-981-6240
For Immediate Release
For an exhibit June 3rd – August 4th
Artist talk and reception Sunday, June 16th
and ARTIST TALK
WEAD presents: Minoosh (Raheleh) Zomorodinia
“Journey to a Mysterious Truth”
Women Environmental Artist Directory (WEAD) board member Minoosh (Raheleh) Zomorodinia exhibits a series of photographs entitled Journey to a Mysterious Truth in Berkeley Public Library’s Central Catalog Lobby, 2090 Kittredge at Shattuck, downtown Berkeley, from June 3rd through August 4th. Zomorondinia’s haunting and evocative images explore the relationship between the self and its environment. She uses the human form as a metaphor for our presence in physical spaces, expressing our unconscious passages through layers of mysterious truths.
Access to the exhibit is available during the library’s open hours: Monday 12 – 8; Tuesday 10- 8; Wednesday – Saturday, 10 – 6; Sunday 1 – 5.
In conjunction with this exhibition, Zomorodinia will present a slide lecture on Environmental Art in Iran and screen of examples of her video art. This FREE artist’s talk and reception takes place on Sunday, June 16th at 2PM in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room of the Central Library.
Minoosh (Raheleh) Zomorodinia is an Iranian photographer and artist based in the Bay Area. She earned a BA in photography and a MA in graphic design from the Art and Architecture University in Tehran, Iran, and is currently studying Multimedia at Berkeley City College. Zomorodinia taught photography in Iran and has been a member of the Iranian environmental artists group “Open Five” from 2004 to present. Her work has been exhibited locally and internationally. Most recently in the U.S., her work was included the Nevada Art Museum’s exhibition, The Altered Landscape.