Sahar Sepahdari-Dalai, Emerge 2019

Sahar Sepahdari-Dalai, 2019

Sahar Sepahdari-Dalai is an Iranian American video and performance artist. Healing and language are the axes of her practice. She is interested in the metaphorical flux of translation that speaks to diasporic displacement when considering the decolonization of time and space. She is a world-builder and engages her audience in self-reflexive and affective moments of recognition and play. She has performed at The New Museum, Movement Research at Judson Memorial Church, and Performa ‘15 NYC. She also curates a show called Digital Diaspora for digital artists in the Islamic Diaspora centering Black Muslim Artists.