Looking for A Sign
November 4–27, 2022
Artist's reception: Friday November 4, 5–7pm
Artist's talk at CSU Chico as part of the Hopper Visiting Artists series:
Thursday, November 3, 5:30pm in the ARTS Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Bldg., Room 150
Shirin Towfiq is a conceptual artist of Iranian descent that works in textile, photography, installation, performance, and socially engaged art. Her work addresses cultural, communicative, and interpersonal relationships. She received a BA in Practice of Art from UC Berkeley and an MFA from Stanford University. Drawing from her experiences being a second generation immigrant, Towfiq uses traditional crafts to recontextualize commonly held ideas surrounding family, memory, comfort, and self-constructed identity.