MFA, National College of Art and Design
New Generation Gallery 2016
Riaz grew up in Pakistan and moved to Dublin for her MFA. The work deals with cultural perceptions and her own experience of living between East and West. Riaz explore beauty, terrorism, religion and stereotypes of eastern men as adversaries post 9/11. She has combined the Pakistani textile motif of Ajarak with Irish lace patterns in a mosaic format, using traditional miniature detail.
More info about Kiran Riaz at https://www.kiranriazart.com/