Discover one-on-one discussions about each artist’s work, between the curator and artists from RELATIONS: Diaspora and Painting. Here’s an interview with artist Kamrooz Aram.
Kamrooz Aram’s diverse practice engages the complex relationship between traditional non-Western art and Western modernism. Working in a variety of media, including painting, collage, drawing, and installation, Aram uses image-making as a critical device to effect a certain renegotiation of history. His paintings reveal the essential role of ornament in the development of modern art in the West.