Join us for an artist talk and discussion with Maryam Taghavi to look back at romansusan.org/untitled and explore new work.
Maryam Taghavi is a Tehran-born artist currently residing in Chicago. She employs a post-studio, site-specific practice to weigh and intervene in existing modes of production. She is interested in an interchangeable role as both observer and participant, and locates agency in the role of the trickster. As a maker, she never pretends to be wholly outside of the taxonomies and fantasies produced by art institutional structures. Her work could be seen in a lineage of institutional critique that seeks to demystify and explicate contemporary art’s relationship to labour, production, and discourse. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at institutions such as LAXART, Queens Museum, Exterressa Museum, Chicago Cultural Center, Sullivan Galleries, and Sazmanab Gallery among others. Her work is interdisciplinary, existing in photography, installation, video, publication, drawing, and performance. For more information, please visit maryamtaghavi.com. https://www.maryamtaghavi.com/
Roman Susan Art Foundation NFP is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt public charity supported in part by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, a Gen Ops Plus Grant from The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Reva and David Logan Foundation, The MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, 6018North, AD3 Innovation Bootcamp, An Sylvia Exhibitions, Foundation Source, Lucky Pierre, Story Luck, and in-kind support from Cargo Collective, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, and Sloane Communications. If you have the means to do so, please consider supporting our work by visiting romansusan.org/support.