Press Release for David & Goliath Can’t Fight

Marjan Moghaddam is an award winning New York City based artist and animator who works primarily with 3d Computer Graphics and digital media for print, video art, performance and installations. Her work has been exhibited extensively at various galleries, museums and festivals in addition to curated exhibits at the Armory Show in NYC and Art Basel Miami. She is a recipient of numerous grants for her groundbreaking technology art such as Rockefeller Fund, NY Department of Cultural Affairs, Brooklyn Arts Council, and the Experimental Television Fund. She was the Featured performing artist for the Visual Music Marathon, and is listed in the Internet Pioneer Hall as one of the first 100 artists to post Gif89a animations on the internet.

In addition to her Fine Arts work, Ms. Moghaddam is also a respected commercial artist and animator who has worked for clients such as NBC, HBO, MTV, Lucent Technologies, and Ernst & Young LLP amongst others. She is originally from Iran and immigrated to the US in 1979, and is a Full Professor of Computer Graphics and Animation at the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University.

For more information contact Marjan Moghaddam.

Marjan Moghaddam in Diaspora, New Century Gallery, Chelsea

Artist Reception: Sat. Feb.16. 6 -8 pm.

Diaspora, juried exhibition, part of Women’s Caucus for Art National Conference includes the work of Marjan Moghaddam and other artists. Artwork examining what it means to be separated from your roots, your center, your power, your ancestors, your community, your culture, your land, your home.

Curated by Laura Kruger, Curator, Hebrew Union College Museum of Art. A catalog of this exhibition is available at the gallery.

Ms. Moghaddam will be exhibiting her “Shot in Iran” Digital Print, which explores her experiences of living through the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, and her subsequent life in the US, embedded as text in the large format print. The piece uses 3d Computer Graphics, digital and analog painting, motion capture of dance, photos, calligraphy (English and Persian), text, graffiti, special effects, and audio- triggered deformations. Ms Moghaddam is an award-winning and renowned computer artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, and is originally from Iran.

New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea
530 W 25th St Suite 406 (between 10th and 11th Avenues)

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Shot in Iran. 2011. 55″ X 20″. Archival Digital C-Print

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