Thirty years after fleeing Iran, artist explores post-revolution repercussions on the female psyche in her first Westside solo show

By Michael Aushenker
Fariba Ameri is an artist who has wandered a long way from home, both physically and metaphysically.
After 17 years of life in her native Iran, things changed fast in her country while she attended college in Los Angeles in the late 1970s. She lost her home, her country… and her past with it.
“The revolution happened,” Ameri told The Argonaut. “I left home with the idea to go study and I never went back.”

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