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Seyhoun Gallery April 2012 Nader Davoodi Concerns 01
Tehran

This exhibition consists of pieces that have no apparent connection. However they are connected through two worries. The first is my worry resulting from putting the experiences of documentary photography behind me and using pictures to create artistic meanings. Second are the anxieties that overcame me during the time that I was creating each piece. Therefore all of these pieces can be considered as portraits of the kind of people who have caused my anxieties over the past two years as well as the worries of others. For this I owe them all my gratitude.

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