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Nafir in Tehran, Iran

June 22, 2020
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Street artist Nafir is back with a new series of paintings. These new works of his are painted on Persian carpets and are displayed in different locations in Iran.

Nafir is a self-taught Iranian artist born in Tehran whose works are influenced by traditional Iranian art and culture. As he call him self vandal street artist his art focus on social problems of Iran and whole world. Nafir start tagging in 2008 on crowded walls of Iran to fight with censorship political and social problems.

His work often references traditional Iranian art such as eslimi and carpet weaving – combining two things that should not be together: one which is accepted and revered; the other forbidden. His paintings can be found around the world in Iran, Malaysia, Afghanistan, Italy, Germany, Norway, Netherlands, Turkey, India and Georgia.

Check out below for more images of the installations.

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