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Negar Assari-SamimiBiography: Every individual is important. Let's focus on our similarities rather than on our differences. We fight everyday. We fight for our beliefs. Let's not kill each other for them. In my art, I try to show the similarities and importance of our individual beliefs. The building block for each scenario is a mother and a child. I purposely used the same mother and child for four different religions to show people's similarities. Although the mother and the child are the same in each scenario, the religious backdrop is different. The artwork illustrates the passing of our beliefs from one generation to the next and the manner in which people choose to raise their children within boundaries. The nude child represents the purity and innocence that will inevitably be suppressed by adult beliefs. At the end, a circle symbolizes the religious loop in which we must all learn to live peacefully. People are just people regardless of religion, borders, or boundaries. Let's not raise our children within boundaries. We need to protect, not punish, people for their beliefs. Negar Assari-Samimi October 2002 Country: U.S.A Birthyear: 1970 Galleries: .Iranian Women Studies Exhibition June 1998, UDC .Art-O-Matic May 1999, Washington DC .Art for Peace September 2000, Washington DC .Art-O-Matic October 2000, Washington DC . Art-O-Matic November 2002, Washington DC Awards: .Published several posters iternationally .Graduated with academic honors from College of Arts and Architecture. .Graduated with academic honors from George Mason University .Receiving Central Fidelity 1997 Scholarship Award .Wrote thesis on effective use of graphic communication to educate public about global environmental hazards. Media: mixed media Style: spiritual, Conceptual Arts
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