Acme Studios — Hoda Afshar

Supporting Artists since 1972

Hoda Afshar

Australia Council for the Arts Residency

Hoda Afshar explores the nature and possibilities of documentary image-making. Working across photography and moving-image, the artist considers the representation of gender, marginality and displacement. In her artworks, Hoda employs processes that disrupt traditional image-making practices, play with the presentation of imagery, or merge aspects of conceptual, staged and documentary photography.

Recent exhibitions include: Between the Sun and the Moon, Lahore Biennale (2020); Remain, UQ Museum of Art in Brisbane (2019); Beyond Place Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego CA, USA (2019); Primavera 2018; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and Waqt al tagheer: Time of Change, ACE Open, Adelaide (2018). In 2015, she received the National Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery and in 2018 won Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Australia. Hoda is represented by Milani Gallery in Australia.

Australia Council for the Arts

Since 1992, the Australia Council for the Arts has partnered with Acme to provide London work/live residency opportunities for Australian visual artists. These residencies are located at Acme's Fire Station in Poplar, E14. Application and selection is undertaken directly by the Australia Council for the Arts.

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