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Boasting 1

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  • Title (object)

    • Boasting 1
  • Description

    Animation celluloid with drawn background. A helmeted figure with oustretched arms is between two ranks of soldiers. Mixed media.

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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 35 centimetres
    • Length: 30 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Sadeghi comments on Iranian politics and the troubled socio-political state of affairs in the 1970s in his film 'Boasting.' This work shows different factional groups line up, ready for battle. Before the fight, each warrior steps forward boasting ‘I am the one who…’

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2016-17 26 Nov – 2 Apr, London, BM, G34, Iranian Voices

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  • Department

    Middle East

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