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Title

Ashob (Unrest)

2015

Artist

Nasim Nasr

Iran, Australia

1984 –

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  • Details

    Date
    2015
    Media category
    Time-based art
    Materials used
    single channel video, colour, dual channel sound
    Edition
    1/5
    Dimensions
    duration: 00:01:29 min continuous, aspect ratio: 16:9
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated custom box, black fibre-tipped pen? "... 2015/ ... Nasim Nasr".
    Signed Certificate of authenticity l.c., black fibre-tipped pen “Nasim Nasr”. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Brian and Gene Sherman 2021. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    38.2021
    Copyright
    © Nasim Nasr
    Artist information
    Nasim Nasr

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    Nasim Nasr is an Iranian born Australian artist who explores identity and intercultural concerns in her works. These themes are explored in 'Ashob (Unrest)', which sees Nasir and other people read from Persian writer Sadegh Hedayat's book, The blind owl 1937, in different languages. Although Hedayat's words speak to 'identity in flux', the message is ironically lost in the various translations.