About Paria Goodarzi
Iranian Artist and Community Art Practitioner based in Glasgow.
BAHons in Art and design at University of Science and Culture of Tehran in 2003.
BAHons in Sculpture & Environmental Art at Glasgow School of Art 2021.
Master in Adult Education, Community Development & Youth Work at University of Glasgow. 2021-2022.
My Artistic practice respond to contemporary, cultural and political aporias by examining the hybrid condition of our society and the processes of formation, performance and representation of identity through a multidisciplinary praxis that often takes the shape of collaborative, participatory and socially engaged artworks.
As part of my practice I engaged in collaborative project focused on community and social engagement art practice since 2012, provide the platform to engage the communities trough workshop facilitation and creative making to help preservation of mental health. Member of UNESCO RILA Affiliated Artist and co-founded an art initiative under the name ‘Distanced Assemblage’, focused on community and socially engaged art practice to make a positive impact in the long-term wellbeing and visibility of minority groups within our ever-changing society.