Tempered People : Iron- Sculptures by Ahmad Nadalian

Another experience is collaborative work with itinerant ironworkers. I collected rusty iron with paint peeling off by the river and I asked the blacksmiths to shape them as I wanted. I was there as a pupil and in some stages I shaped the iron into human figures. I experienced tempering. The Tempered People are solid […]

Salt Sculptures: Collaboration of animals to realize art

The collaborative art project with animals that I called “Salt Sculpture” was very exciting. I installed salt rocks in a farm with animals. Goats, sheep and lambs had a strong desire to lick those salt rocks. Their licks created dimples on the salt. I was looking to get primitive visages out of these salt rocks. […]