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Abstract Perspectives

July 15, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Touch Art Gallery in collaboration with Urbanica is pleased to present:

Abstract Perspectives – A Celebration of Art and Film

429 Melnea Cass Blvd, July 2023

Touch Art Gallery and Urbanica are proud to announce the highly anticipated event, “Abstract Perspectives,” featuring the captivating works of renowned photographer Ali Farhoodi as well as a number of other pieces from other gifted Iranian and Afghan creatives. The exhibition will consist of photography and digital art and is scheduled to take place in July 2023. The opening reception of the exhibition is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 15th from 4 to 6 pm followed by a film screening from 6 to 8pm.

This exhibition will immerse attendees in a space of visual enchantment and expression, showcasing Farhoodi’s unique talent for capturing the world through his lens.

Ali Farhoodi, a master of his craft, has established himself as a visionary artist, pushing the boundaries of traditional photography. Through his abstract compositions, he transcends conventional artistic norms, evoking deep emotions and sparking introspection in viewers. His works are a harmonious blend of light, color, and movement, inviting the audience to explore the depths of their own imagination.

Most of the artists being showcased live and work in Iran or Afghanistan as professionals of their craft including:

  • Qasem Noori
  • Mary Mousavi
  • Naser Turkamani
  • Ali Rahemi Haghighi
  • Jafar Rahimi
  • Seyed Mohsen Pourmohseni Shakib
  • Parisa Shafighi
  • Lili Nekookar
  • Sahar Khosravi
  • Fatemeh Mozafari

In addition to the captivating photography exhibition,  We are thrilled to present a special screening of “Forbidden Womanhood” a thought-provoking coming-of-age film directed by the talented filmmaker Maryam Zahirimehr. This powerful film tells the compelling story of a young girl facing the challenges of rural life in Iran, shedding light on the complexities of womanhood and the struggles against societal expectations.


“Abstract Perspectives” promises to be a truly immersive experience, where attendees will have the opportunity to engage with both visual and cinematic art forms.

Event Details:

  • Title: Abstract Perspectives – A Celebration of Art and Film
  • Reception’s date: Saturday July 15th
  • Time: From 4 to 8pm
  • Location: 429 Melnea Cass Blvd, Boston
  • Gallery hours: By appointment only. (for appointment please contact us by
  • [email protected])

For more information about the event, please visit Touchag.com


July 15, 2023
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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