Shadi Ghadirian; Qajar series. reconstructing the atmosphere of a previous era by using old backdrops. models wearing clothes from the turn of the 20th century and are carrying objects, mostly smuggled, into contemporary Iran.

In her 1998 series "Qajar," Shadi Ghadirian tried to reconstruct the atmosphere of a previous era by using old backdrops.

Shadi Ghadirian: Like Every Day

Shadi Ghadirian: Like Every Day

Shadi Ghadirian, Contemporary Iranian Photography, Like Every Day, Women and domesticity, role in society

marsiouxpial:  Returning the Gaze: Tired of the representations of Iranian women by men of her own culture and by foreigners, Shadi Gadhirian decided to use images of women where she mimicked the stereotypes but incorporated subtle elements of subversion. Photo by Shadi Gadhirian (via Images from Bangladesh, Iran, South Africa and Sri Lanka. | August 2007 | New Internationalist)

Available for sale from Robert Klein Gallery, Shadi Ghadirian, Qajar Archival digital pigment print, 60 × 90 cm


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