Hoorno

Solo Exhibition By Tania Assl29 October to 12 November 2021

*In traditional Iranian architecture, “Hoorno” is defined as lighting provided through the ceiling.

Tania Assl was born in Tehran in 1984 and has a BA in Filmmaking from the Iran University of Broadcasting. Prior to her studies, she was active as a painter and also worked professionally as a graphic designer.
“Hoorno” is Tania’s second collaboration with INJA Gallery. In traditional Iranian architecture, ‘hoorno’ is defined as lighting provided through the ceiling. This series consists of seven works, all designed and created with this concept as their central theme.
Her last exhibition, “The Azure Dome”, was held in 2019. In continuing with the theme of domes, she has created “Hoorno”, now focusing on shadows more than light itself.

In this regard, Tania states, “Through instantaneous changes, mirrors let in the element of time and, in interacting with their environment, expand their surface onto what surrounds them. Shadows are a response to the spatial and temporal status of objects, adding visual depth to volumes.
Here, my main focus is on the occupation of space. Besides their numerous visual dimensions, my objects are empty inside; a lively and engaging non-visible existence which creates a space of matter and nonbeing through reflections and shadows.”

About Artist

Tania Assl was born in Tehran in 1984 and has a BA in Filmmaking from the Iran University of Broadcasting. Prior to her studies, she was active as a painter and also worked professionally as a graphic designer.

“Hoorno” is Tania’s second collaboration with INJA Gallery. In traditional Iranian architecture, ‘hoorno’ is defined as lighting provided through the ceiling. This series consists of seven works, all designed and created with this concept as their central theme.

Her last exhibition, “The Azure Dome”, was held in 2019. In continuing with the theme of domes, she has created “Hoorno”, now focusing on shadows more than light itself.

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