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Nov 10, 2010

Location: Department of Art and Art History Auditorium, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Presenter: Afruz Amighi, Artist-in-Residence

Afruz Amighi presented a public lecture on her work exploring the social and political history of Iran with references to traditional Islamic art. Amighi was Shangri La’s visual Artist-in-Residence from November 1-14, 2010 in partnership with the Intersections program at the University of Hawaii Department of Art and Art History. She was born in Tehran and lives and works in New York. She has exhibited her work internationally and in 2008 was awarded the Jameel Prize by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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