Aman Askarizad is an Iranian multidisciplinary artist, photographer, and musician based in Helsinki. He is interested in using different mediums in creating works, situations, and conversations that unravel power dynamics and highlight the ethics of encountering others. In his works, he intends to create a dialogue between lived experience in socio-political contexts, representational realities and dismantle its politics.
In 2020 he curated and organized a series of lectures, workshops, and performances on Iranian Music in the Museum of Impossible Forms. through this research-based program, he attempted to go beyond the reducing terms and stereotypes that surround Middle Eastern musical systems and break the hegemony of western classical theory of music.
Illustration by: AbouSaeed Eskandari