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Middle East meets West

Bay Area artist, Ala Ebtekar does some interesting art mixing his Iranian roots with American culture. Particularly influenced by local graffiti and his exiled parents desire to return to Iran after ‘the war was over’ Ebtekar creates a white washed world where nothing is completely as it seems.

There’s a particularly moving article/interview with the artist on Fecal Face.

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2 comments for “Middle East meets West”

  1. Very cool!

    Posted by WendyB | December 26, 2007, 5:20 pm
  2. so beautiful. thank you for the tip…also, i tagged you babe. just four q’s…i’m interested to hear what you have to say. big hugs.

    Posted by my love for you. | December 26, 2007, 10:52 pm

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