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Dual Exhibitions: No Friends but the Mountains / Restless Anahita

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 5, 2024

Join us from July 10th thru August 5th for these dual exhibitions showcasing the photographic storytelling of Sia Yazdanfar. NO FRIENDS BUT THE MOUNTAINS & RESTLESS ANAHITA are continuing bodies of work, each documenting aspects of traditional worlds in the Middle East.

After the enthusiastic reception of the exhibitions at other venues, we are thrilled to announce these dates at the ArtsCenter.
The collections of images will be on display in two galleries: Theater Gallery and the Sweet Bay Gallery.

Per Sia Yazdanfar:

NO FRIENDS BUT THE MOUNTAINS provides a glimpse into the daily lives of Kurdish people in the namesake mountainous Kurdistan Province, where untamed landscapes are dotted by stepped villages, home to a unique culture, heritage, & language that has been preserved for centuries. These images are the result of long-term photographic expeditions in 2023.

RESTLESS ANAHITA is a kaleidoscopic journey through the fabric of female clothing in remote corners of Iran. The photographs are a variegated, parti-colored passage through the rainbow of traditional garb in my motherland. Highlighting garments from the northwest mountains of Gilan, to the sun-kissed islands of south-central Hormozgan, these images pay homage to our mothers, sisters, and daughters.

Artist reception: Friday, July 12th, from 6-8:30 PM, featuring a special performance of Iranian & Sufi music by Sayeh Ensemble.


300-G East Main Street
Carrboro, 27510
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919 929 2787
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400 Roberson Street
Carrboro, 27510
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(919) 929-2787
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