Hamzianpour & Kia Gallery is pleased to co-present “Myth of 4,” from the Zamin Project’s Video Series, showcasing video works by eighteen SWANA (South West Asia & North African) artists based in the Bay Area and beyond. An opening art party was held on August 6, 2022, but the gallery will be open all day on August 20, 2022 from 11am-6pm. Remember to check with the gallery for up-to-date covid protocols and guidelines – (proof of vaccination and masks MAY be required).

THE THIRD HALF [CLOUD STORM], 03m00s, by Zeina Barakeh; The animation series Projections From The Third Half constructs infinite narratives of war by combining stills from two earlier animations Slam Bang Blue and Homeland Insecurity. Each combination produces a new plot reflecting simultan

This gathering of SWANA artists from northern and southern California as well as Canada will showcase video works that represent the reflection and recreation of their somewhat surreal and illusory past, present, and future. These works explore the struggles of each individual against external forces, constructing infinite narratives of war, the experience of migration, exile, identity, connection, love, and loss.

Artists include: Sholeh Asgary, Katayoun Bahrami, Zeina Barakeh, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Shaghayegh Cyrous, Negar Farajiani, Kiana Honarmand, Nasim Moghadam, Labkhand Olfatmanesh, Narges Poursadeghi, Semco Salehi, Azin Seraj, Rojin Shafie, Ebtihal Shedid,  Nadia Shihab, Keyvan Shovir, B Sisters, and Cyrus Yoshi Tabar.

On view: August 6 – 20, 2022

What:  “Myth of 4,” SWANA artists
Where: Hamzianpour & Kia Gallery, 5225 Wilshire Blvd #212, LA, 90036
When: August 20, 2022, 11:00am – 6:00pm
Website: https://www.hamzianpourandkia.com