EDEN |10 SEPT – 2 OCT | IMAGES VISUAL ARTS BIENNALE
Anush is the son of an iranian refugee.
Anush Hamzehian and Vittorio Mortarotti have so decided to investigate the claustrophobia and violence of this border town as a metaphor of all frontiers through the story of people crossing the border to reach some freedom, of prostitutes working in night brothels along the road to Iran, of iranian truckers bringing oil to Russia, of miners working in Molibdene mines (that will be used in weapons’ factories), of Russian soldiers who still
The photos and the videos shot there will be on show at Image, the Visial Arts Biennale of Vevey from September 10th to October 2nd. To visit it please check the Biennale web page. Alongside with the exhibition, which also won the Leica Prize, the publishing house Skinnerboox and the Biennale will copublish a book that is part of the project too.
The first part of the project was shown in october 2015 at Art Verona (awarded with the Level 0 prize) and later in Barcelona at Blueproject Foundation. In front of these succeses Van Der is therefore proud to remind organizing, back in Oct 2013, Mortarotti’s first solo show in Italy, The first day of good weather.