Kambiz Sharif is an Iranian artist, who was born in 1978 in Tabriz (BBC Persian video). He now lives and works in Vancouver. Sharif - having graduating from the Mirak Art School in Tabriz and opening a private studio in Tehran - has used various technical processes and materials throughout his practice, including wood, clay, model making, bronze and other forms of casting - all done as a generally self-educated artist.
Sharif has employed methods of reduction and notions symbolism in his making as a strategy for expressing personal feelings, confronting the difficulties of life. His recent works are the outcome of his critical approach to various socio-cultural conditions of a world that tries to cast people in predetermined identities and stereotypes >>>
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