Shirazeh Houshiary is a London based visual artist. Hotbox Studios began working with Shirazeh in early 2005; collaborating with Shirazeh Houshiary and Wayne McGregor | Random Dance on the production of animation for the Amu dance performance. Following the success of Amu, Hotbox Studios has continued to work with Shirazeh on further animation projects and the development of Shirazeh’s website.
Shirazeh was born in Shiraz, Iran in 1955. Shirazeh moved to London in 1974 and studied at Chelsea School of Art from 1976-1979. Shirazeh was junior Fellow at Cardiff College of Art from 1979-1980. Shirazeh’s first solo exhibition was at Chapter Arts Center, Cardiff in 1980. More recently, Shirazeh was short listed for the Turner Prize at the Tate Gallery in 1994, was awarded the title Professor at the London Institute in 1997, has exhibited at the Lehmann Maupin in 1999, 2003, and 2006, Mori Art Museum Tokyo 2003, Museum of Contemporary Art in 2004, and Museum of Modern Art New York 2006.
We worked very closely with Shirazeh when designing Shirazeh’s website. Shirazeh’s vision was to create an online presence as similar as possible to a real-world gallery. We worked with Shirazeh to develop a clean and simple website; designed to engage the user in a world where you find yourself slowed down to a more thoughtful pace.
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