NINA GHAFARI (IR/NO)
Nina Ghafari is an Iranian-Norwegian visual artist and street poet known for her paintings, sculptures, assemblages and texts.
A second generation immigrant, Nina’s work is often engaged in highlighting the inequalities of political and social life in Norway having experienced it first-hand. A self-taught artist – borne from the need to express herself outside of the traditional white cube setting – she has been one of the key figures in the development of the independent art scene in Stavanger over the past decade.
A multi-disciplinary artist working across music, production, fashion, visual art, and performance her influences range from Outsider Art to Basquiat, Bäst to CoBrA, the aesthetic of underground hip hop to the School of Art Povera.