Artists at Rumi conference, southern California
Here is an invitation to see a great art exhibition and attend an
interesting conference on Rumi in southern California. There are least
five Iranians in the exhibition! Seyed Alavi, Kamrooz Aram, Termeh Dimi
Yeghiazarian, Taraneh Hemami and Nasser Ovissi. Hope to see you down there!
-- Taraneh Hemami
Mirror of the Invisible
Contemporary Artists Reflecting on Rumi and Islamic Mysticism
Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum
September 21- November 5
An art exhibition in conjunction with the conference, Rumi 2000: Whirling
with the Cosmos at CSUSB and San Bernardino Valley College (October 26-28,
2000). 45 works representing various mediums such as painting, drawing,
sculpture, installation, video, mix media, etc., will be included in the
exhibition. The exhibition will consist of two parts in two different venues.
-- Part I: A group show of 15 artists at the Robert V. Fullerton Art
Museum September 21- November 5, 2000 (possibly extended until November
19, 2000) Artists in the exhibition: Zahra Almufti, Kamrooz Aram, Marlene
Aron, Nancy Azara, Gail Bach, Termeh Dimi Yeghiazarian, Taraneh Hemami,
Suzanne Kanatsiz, Jim Morris, Nasser Ovissi, Michele Rivers, Ron Scholastico,
Joan Skoksberg Sanders and Robert Wertz.
-- Part II: Sayed Alavi, A site-specific installation, Ode to Shams
(Working title), at the San Bernardino Valley College Art Gallery, September
28 - October 28, 2000
Exhibition co-curators: Eva Kirsch and Sant Khalsa Coordinated opening
receptions for both events:
RVF Art Museum
Thursday, September 28, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Preview for Friends of the RVF Art Museum: 4 p.m.
SBVC Art Gallery
Thursday, September 28, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
-- Free shuttle transportation will be provided
Accompanying gallery events: A panel discussion including some of the
artists in the exhibition and a moderator RVF Art Museum Thursday, October
26, 4-6 p.m.
Exhibiton catalog:15 color images, essay by Nancy Berg, and artists'