Iranian Inventive Installs Mirrors In Nature To Replicate Her Imaginative Ideas

Table of Contents Who’s Shirin Abedinirad?What Does She Create?Why Does She Create?Gallery Who’s Shirin Abedinirad?…

Who’s Shirin Abedinirad?

Shirin Abedinirad was born in 1986, in Tabriz, Iran. She started to discover her creative expertise with portray in 2002. Shirin first accomplished her educational research in Graphic Design and later, Style Design, at Shariaty Technical School in Tehran, wherein her analysis centered on conceptual artwork and the methods wherein it overlaps with style design.

Throughout this time, she began participating in efficiency artwork items round Iran, confronting problems with gender, sexuality, and human compassion. She has additionally staged many public reveals.

Since 2012, Shirin has been making video artwork, exploring the notion of self and id with shifting photos. In each her efficiency artwork initiatives and movies, she was the performer in addition to the designer of her personal costumes, props, and units.

Her first set up “Mirrored Ziggurat” in Australia in @underbellyarts Biennale / August 2015

What Does She Create?

Mirrors, nature, and the sky are her primary inspirations and medium to create her installations via which she expresses her ideas and creativity. For every of the installations, she has a powerful message to inform or one thing to enlighten our paths in a creative approach.

“We’re going to the sky, who desires to come back with us? Now we have gone to heaven, we now have been the buddies of the angels, and now we’ll return there, for there may be our nation.” Rumi.

an art installation of mirrors installed at public stairs
“Heaven on Earth #2” in her solo exhibition “Collective Reflection” curated by @aycaokay in Trabzon Women Monastary, Turkey.

“By placing our head down, did we overlook about trying up and searching on the sky? Within the Women Monastery, I wish to draw individuals’s consideration to the sky, with mirrors positioned on the bottom, I need them to search for even when their head is down. I wish to carry sky beneath their toes to allow them to have sky and look past their limits.” she captions her Heaven on Earth #2 set up in her solo assortment “Collective reflection” which is a staircase out of mirrors put in on a historic place in Trabzon, Turkey.

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circular mirrors lined up in the vast desert reflecting the blue sky
The Secret of Secrets and techniques” (Assortment Collection 2018) Launch date: October 2019

”If you happen to might do away with your self simply as soon as, the key of secrets and techniques would open to you. The face of the unknown, hidden past the universe would seem on the mirror of your notion.” she captions her “The secrets and techniques of secrets and techniques” set up with a quote from Rumi, the Persian poet, who extremely influences her throughout her inventive processes.

She has grow to be extra captivated by nature as a central theme. In 2013, she thus started creating land artwork, set up initiatives, and public artwork by using photos of nature.

You’ll be able to generally see her because the conceptual artist or the performer of her personal artwork, simply sitting on the road with a suitcase stuffed with sand, or modeling along with her newest artwork piece put in in an open place.

a stair of mirror art installation reflecting brick walls

Why Does She Create?

She principally creates as she has one thing to specific her views on gender, sexuality, and human compassion via her distinctive artwork items, and generally with efficiency.

Shirin has exhibited her artworks in quite a few worldwide festivals, biennials, and exhibitions all through the globe. At the moment primarily based in america, Shirin has continued specializing in her efficiency, set up, and video artwork initiatives.


You’ll be able to see a few of her spectacular installations in our gallery under, and go to her Instagram and web site for additional information.

a mirror stair art installation outdoors
a collection of vintage televisions made into an art installation
“Revision” for Lorne Sculpture Biennale /Landfall

a television art installation with an old man and double rainbow background
an art installation outdoor of a door and a mirror
“I’m a mirrored image of nature.”
a window installed with a mirror on the ground to reflect the sky
a picture of the desert with a withered tree placed on top of an Iranian carpet
a staircase made with mirrors reflecting the 360 degrees view of the outdoors
a photo of an art installation using mirrors reflecting the surroundings
an art installation of the door and a mirror on the opposite side reflecting the colors of sunset
“Tide” in Australia Swell Sculpture Biennale
a stand alone bird cage with a mirror floor in the middle of a desert
an embellished wooden mirror frame placed on top of an wooden table