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Artist Floor Talk: Sofi Basseghi

Join artist Dr Sofi Basseghi as she discusses her exhibition 'The Elysian Fields', which is on display at the Counihan Gallery from until Sunday 26 March.

The floor talk will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions.

To learn more about the exhibition, visit the The Elysian Fields page.

About the artist

Sofi Basseghi is a visual artist based in Naarm, Melbourne, Australia. She completed a Masters of Fine Arts degree in 2007 at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and pursued further graduate studies in directing in 2011 at the Victorian College of the Arts school of Film and Television.

In early 2021 she completed her PhD (Art) at RMIT University where her practice-based research used photography, documentary and video art practices to express narratives revealing an image of contemporary female Iranian rebellion recording the lives of women living in Iran and in diaspora.

Her award winning films, photographs and video work have been exhibited at internationally acclaimed venues and galleries including The SUBSTATION, Monash Gallery of Art, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome.


Suitable for

Seating for the floor talk is available on request. Please let our friendly staff know if you would like a chair.

This program will be streamed on Instagram Live. A captioned recording of the event will made available on our Counihan Gallery Instagram channel


Counihan Gallery
Phone: 03 9389 8622

Further information

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This exhibition is in Gallery 1.