A Boundless Drop To A Boundless Ocean
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These films are presented as part of programming related to the exhibition, “A Boundless Drop to a Boundless Ocean.” A collaboration between the Orlando Museum of Art and the American University in Cairo, “A Boundless Drop to a Boundless Ocean” presents artworks by 21 US-based artists of Arab and Iranian heritage. Curated by Dr. Shiva Balaghi, with support from Coralie Claeysen-Gleyzon, the exhibition will be on view in galleries at OMA and AUC’s Tahrir Cultural Center from January 29 through May 2, 2021. These films released by Docunight consider the lives and works of two of the artists featured in the show, Huguette Caland and Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian. Films will be available to watch through February 14.
Films in this series include: “Huguette Caland: Outside the Lines” (directed by L’Or Iman Puymartin, 2019, 27 mins) and “Monir” (directed by Bahman Kiarostami, 2015, 54 minutes).
For more on the exhibition visit: omart.me/boundless
Huguette Caland: Outside the Lines
Directed by L’Or Iman Puymartin • 2019 • Lebanon
This riveting documentary offers a window onto the life and work of the iconic artist, Huguette Caland. Earlier in her life, Caland lived in Lebanon where she married and raised three children, while studying Fine Arts at the American University in...
Directed by Bahman Kiarostami • 2015 • Iran
This documentary looks at the life and work of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, who first garnered attention in the 1970s when she pioneered contemporary forms of geometric mirror works. Monir created an artistic language that was inf...