Look and Listen #20: Iranian artist Morehshin Allahyari reconstructs art destroyed by ISIS from National Geographic

Moreshin Allahyari is an Iranian media artist and activist living in the United States since 2007. Her work is thought-provoking, linking modernity with ancient tradition and re-interpreting the past in order to create a more feminine and complete future. In this video from National Geographic, she uses her 3D printing skills and research to create resin models of historical artwork destroyed by ISIS forces.

“Artist Morehshin Allahyari is redefining what it means to be a #genius. Her work challenges gender-norms while exploring the intersection of technology, art, and activism through 3D printing and sculpture.”

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