Elmira Abolhassani–Mirroring the Real

In this email exchange between artist Elmira Abolhassani and David Revés, Abolhassani reflects on her unique journey as an Iranian artist living in Portugal, citing its international accessibility and cultural openness. She delves into her multidisciplinary background in industrial design and glass art, revealing how her artistic process intertwines with themes of identity, communication, and self-reflexivity. Abolhassani’s work, characterised by its meticulous attention to materials and subjects drawn from Persian culture, invites viewers to engage with complex narratives of individual and collective experience.