ali ettehad Archive

Performing Arts

In praise of words

This work is a piece of performance art, consisting of 15 young male and female performers who are located in different parts of a Persian garden. They are wearing similar outfits and are sitting, standing or lying alone or in groups of two. Each of them has a booklet and a bell. All of

In The Looking Glass
Visual Arts

In The Looking Glass

A video-art piece from “The Journey” series  “In The Looking Glass” is a video-art about the unity of the object with its own image in the mirror; Humanity’s long-standing and perhaps impossible desire to become one with its external image; An image that is not distorted by language. In The Looking

Letters Hitched by Wind by Ali Ettehad
Performing Arts

Letters Hitched by Wind

A site-specific experimental theaterWritten and directed by Ali Ettehad Tehran, Iran 2022 Photos by Ardalan Ashnagar “Letters Hitched by Wind” is a work that is designed based on the expressive possibilities of performance-art, theater, music, installatio n-art, video-art, interactive-art, dance, ritual and literature. Ali Ettehad, the writer and director of this

Visual Arts

The Fountain of Sun

The Fountain of Sun (A monument in praise of Sun) by Ali Ettehad White marmarait, stone, digital photo print, electronic machinery and water 81x44x44 cm executed 2021-20221/1 + 1 AP The Fountain of Sun, as the name suggests, is an artwork in praise of the sun. Stone cisterns are symbolic

Visual Arts

The Words

“The words” is about a spiritual journey. It is talking about an unconscious process; an institutional quest.