V+1 : Sona Safaei-Sooreh

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V+1 is a series of multiples and a pyramid scheme the value of which increases with each purchase made.

+ Textby Jacob Wren

Sona Safaei-Sooreh is an interdisciplinary artist based in Toronto. She holds a BFA in painting from Azad University (Iran), and a BFA in Sculpture/Installation from OCAD University (Canada). She has shown her work nationally and internationally in KunstraumKreuzberg/Bethanien (Berlin), Cité internationale des Arts (Paris), De Bond (Brugge), Artspace (Peterborough), Art Gallery of Windsor (Canada), XPACE (Toronto), Narwhal Projects (Toronto), Harbourfront Centre (Toronto), Thomas Erben Gallery (New York), SESC Vila Mariana (Sao Paulo), Aaran Gallery (Tehran) and Parkingallery (Tehran). She has received several grants and recognitions such as Ontario Arts Council Exhibition assistance Grant (for Assignments- 2014), Toronto Arts Council project grant (with NoYo collective- 2014), Ontario Arts Council Exhibition assistance Grant (for Reworking the Common knowledge- 2014) Project 31 Sculpture/Installation Award (2013), Honourable Mentions: 401 Richmond Career‐Launcher Prize (2013), Wayne Lum Memorial Scholarship (2012), and Sully Corth Memorial Fund Sculpture Scholarship (2011).

This is the inaugural exhibition and multiple launch at 8-11! With it we will also be introducing a multiples program, a membership program and a website. Facebook event page here

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