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Unterdrückt [Surpressed]

13.07.2024 - 14.08.2024
Vernissage: 13. July 2024,
4-7 pm

MKM gallery shows the drawing “Unterdrückt [Surpressed]” (1997) by Maryam Motallebzadeh. Made in Teheran in the late 90s, it conveys nervousness, alertness, human solidarity, and circumspection. Foreshadowing the struggle on Teheran’s streets Women! Life! Freedom! today, the drawing attains a rare urgency and contemporaneity. Maryam Motallebzadeh showed this and similar drawings in Tehran in the late 1990’s in her own independent gallery, meeting place for female artists. The drawing hasn’t been exhibited since. Maryam Motallebzadeh, born in Tabriz (Iran), is a visual artist active in painting, drawings, installation, and performance art. Her work is exhibited internationally in museum and gallery exhibitions since 1974. The artist lives and works in Berlin. Solo & Friends exhibitions are dedicated to one single position, accopanied by the entire current ensemble of MKM artists. Maryam Motellebzadehs "Unterdrückt [Supressed]" is accompanied by works of Taysir Batniji, Walid Raad, Chaza Charafeddine, Benyamin Reich, Ali Kaaf, Željka Mićanović Miljković, Ekin Su Koç, Emin Turan, Elisabeth Masé, Patricia Lambertus, Furkan Akhan, Razan Nassreddine, Alexander Polzin, Chris Newman, Raziye Kubat, Maliheh Afnan, Katharina Karrenberg, Joseph Sassoon Semah, Elza Javakhishvili, a.o.

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Maryam Motallebzadeh (1998)

Unterdrückt [Supressed]

Mixed media, pencil on paper 

50 x 65 cm (framed)

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