Asian Art Newspaper

Safar: Voyage Of Discovery, Lucien de Guise

26 February 2013

<...> Among the artists who continue to live in their homeland is Nazgol Ansarinia. This Iranian social commentator has created one of the most memorable and usable items in the exhibition. Surrounded by installations and video art, her Persian carpet looks at first quite unremarkable. Close up, however, it is a carpet in conventional colours and materials (wool, silk and cotton) but with a distinctive design of her countrymen going about their lives. <...>