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Tribal Weave, 2014

Kilim and lace texture

200" L x 28" W

Taher Asad-Bakhtiari (b. 1982)  is a self-taught artist and designer whose practice revolves around objects, textiles and experiences. Truly a citizen of the world, Asad-Bakhtiari spent his childhood and student years in Canada and Switzerland, and currently divides his time between New York City and Dubai. Created using a variety of methods and materials, Asad-Bakhtiari’s works collectively reference and explore his Persian heritage. Deftly utilizing both centuries-old craft techniques and modern fabrication capabilities, Asad-Bakhtiari’s creations are imbued with the spirit of ancient traditions while retaining a hyper-contemporary relevance.

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