Within a Circuit by Nooshin Rostami
Friday, February 24, 6-8pm
NARS Foundation is pleased to present Nooshin Rostami’s Within a Circuit, a performance installation as part of its Entree/Encore public events series. Within a Circuit, made during her six-month residency, is consistent with the undercurrents shaping Rostami’s practice, which involves mapping the fine lines between seemingly paradoxical notions such as human versus machine, static versus fluid and stability versus uncertainty.
Nooshin Rostami is a New York-based interdisciplinary artist and educator. She was born in 1986 in Shahroud, and raised in Tehran, Iran. Rostami received her MFA from Brooklyn College (CUNY) in 2011. She has widely exhibited and presented her work in solo and group settings in the United States, Iran, India, Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, and Canada. Rostami’s work has been featured in number of publications such as Baumtestquarterly, Jadaliyya and Ajam Media Collective. Her research interests pertain to politics of geography, identity, and gender. In her work she embodies themes often inspired by personal narratives through mediums of performance, installation, drawing and painting.
Entrée/Encore is a series of artists’ talks, discussions, and performances, launched in Fall 2016, which presents our artists and curators-in-residence in dialogue with the cultural community in NY and abroad. Whether it is former residency artists who return to NARS to share how their practice has developed since and new work, or current artists presenting ongoing projects, this initiative provides artists a critical environment to experiment with or contextualize multidisciplinary practices and perspectives within the languages of art and critical socio-political concerns.