Leily Moghtader Mojdehi
Exhibiting MMG Emerging Art Prize Artist: Leily Moghtader Mojdehi
Acrylic on canvas
Leily Moghtader Mojdehi is presenting Kimiya, 2022. This work is made up from leftover cuttings of canvas and depicts Mojdehi’s sister, Kimiya, in an obscured screenshot of a video call. Mojdehi uses the language of Persian miniatures and reflects the meaning of her sister's name; the alchemy of base metals, particularly gold, to tell a story of transcultural identity and liminal state of being.