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Navid Sinaki

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nameh, 2018 Acrylic And Ink 53"X72"
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nameh, 2018 Tumeric And Ink 53"X40"
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nameh Acrylic And Ink 53"X80"
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my tears in you (a lo-fi operetta; 1), 2015 Video
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epixelary 1: a diary in pixels, 2015 Video
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epixelary 2: smithereens for a heart, 2015 Video
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epixelary 3: tea with debutantes, 2015 Video
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epixelary 4: the hockney, 2015 Video
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epixelary 5: marilyn, my bff, 2015 Video
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epixelary 6: the alchemist, 2015 Video
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epixelary 7: freaky, 2015 Video
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I Love You, Let's Never Meet (1), 2014 Mixed Media; Performance
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I Love You, Let's Never Meet (15), 2014 Mixed Media; Performance
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I Love You, Let's Never Meet (19), 2014 Mixed Media; Performance
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I Love You, Let's Never Meet (7), 2014 Mixed Media; Performance
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I Love You, Let's Never Meet (9), 2014 Mixed Media; Performance
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White Ash (3), 2014 Mixed Media
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White Ash (6), 2014 Mixed Media
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White Ash (11), 2014 Mixed Media
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White Ash (17), 2014 Mixed Media
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White Ash (4), 2014 Mixed Media
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Without Names, 2013 Photo 17'x20'
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Without Names, 2013 Photo 17'x20'
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Without Names, 2013 Photo 17'x20'
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Without Names, 2013 Photo 17'x20'
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Performances, 2013 Photo 17'x20'
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Performances, 2013 Photo 17'x20'
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Performances, 2013 Photo 17'x20'
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Veils (6), 2013 Photo 17x17.25 Inches
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Veils (7), 2013 Photo 17x17.25 Inches
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Veils (3), 2013 Photo 17x17.25 Inches
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Veils (1), 2013 Photo 17x17.25 Inches
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towelhead one, 2012 Video
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towelhead two, 2012 Video
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towelhead three, 2012 Video
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Towelhead, 2011 Photograph 8 X 6 Ft
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Towelhead, 2011 Photograph 8 X 6 Ft
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Towelhead, 2011 Photograph 8 X 6 Ft
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Towelhead, 2011 Photograph 8 X 6 Ft
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Towelhead, 2011 Photograph 8 X 6 Ft
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Towelhead, 2011 Photograph 8 X 6 Ft
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a homosexual in iran, 1 Photograph
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a homosexual in iran, 2 Photograph
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a homosexual in iran, 3 Photograph
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Muslim Nude, 2011 Photograph
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Muslim Nude, 2011 Photograph
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Muslim Nude, 2011 Photograph
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Muslim Nude, 2011
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Muslim Nude, 2011 Photograph
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Tehran
Lives in
Los Angeles
Schools
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
University of California Berkeley
Tags
video-art, performance, conceptual, photography
Statement

b. Tehran
c. Los Angeles

painting, text, video, performance

B.A. - U.C. Berkeley, Art History and Film Studies (2008)
M.F.A - UCLA, Art/Experimental Film (2014)

My ex – an Iraq war veteran – invented a peculiar game. He would tie my wrist to my elbow without my permission. For him, I’d play an anonymous amputee.

The invisible is made visible in play. Islamic art with its iconiclasm lends itself to many daydreams. Homosexuality under threat of death leads to hyper-performances. And any diaspora makes a fine stage.