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Elaheh Raofi

Elaheh Raofi is a multidisciplinary artist whose work is deeply rooted in the rich cultural heritage of the Middle East, particularly drawing inspiration from Persian symbols and metaphors.

By day, she navigates the digital realm as a designer, harnessing her expertise in graphic design and illustration. As the sun sets, she transitions into her role as an artist, indulging in the tactile world of textiles, fabrics, and clay. Elaheh’s artistic practice is a journey of exploration, blending traditional techniques with contemporary sensibilities. Through her work, she seeks to transcend boundaries, inviting viewers to engage with themes of identity, cultural memory, and social commentary.

Her commitment to staying informed about industry trends ensures that her art remains relevant and impactful in a constantly evolving landscape. With each creation, Elaheh strives to illuminate overlooked narratives and amplify the voices of the marginalized.

Her recent installation Pirouz pays homage to Pirouz and the courageous Iranian women tirelessly fighting for their rights. Elaheh continues to use her practice of blending across varied art forms to draw attention to crucial issues while blending modernity with a deep respect for the rich traditions that inspire her work.

Elaheh’s art serves as a powerful conduit for advocacy, stirring hearts, inspiring empathy, and igniting change. In honouring the stories of everyday heroes, she celebrates the resilience and diversity of the human experience, inviting viewers to join her in a journey of discovery and reflection.

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