Bahar Sabzevari is an Iranian visual artist based in New York and works internationally. She has a painting practice, exploring identity through self-portraiture, narrative painting and Drawing. Her career spans over 15 years and she has worked and studied in Iran, Europe and the US. By Integrating Persian motifs, religious details and characters into her self-portraits, she explores the concept of nostalgia and creates illusions of a lost age of persian glory. Sabzevari’s process is research and studio-based and involves the bringing together of complex imagery, symbols and narratives, often drawing from the fields of mythology, science, religion and art history.