By Srianthi Perera
Born to an Iranian father and a Mexican mother, Michelle Emami finds identity important.
Hence, her artistic creations reflect her particular thinking, experiences and the blend of two cultures.
Ten pieces of Emami’s work are on display at The Gallery at CCA in Downtown Chandler in an exhibition titled “Both, Neither and All of the Above: Michelle Emami” through October 15.
“The foundation within my work is based on my Mexican and Iranian cultures, but I am constantly questioning the lack of security that both my cultural backgrounds hold within my American culture,” said Emami, who lives in Southern California.
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