In her large-format paintings Sharghi depicts a mythology of the 21st century. Young women are staged in the role of a new type of heroine, drawing from the visual worlds of ancient europe and oriental tales. A traditional iconography, hitherto with masculine connotations, experiences its refiguration through the female body. These new heroines make it possible to reflect on archaicutopian matriarchy in a contemporary context.

20 March – 23 May, 2020


Within the framework of the first edition of the Düsseldorf festival photo+, SETAREH X presents umwelten, a group show featuring artist positions who find their expression through photography and the moving image.

13 March –16 May, 2020