Sara Zia Ebrahimi

Sara Zia Ebrahimi

Sara Zia Ebrahimi is a curator of film, visual art, and new media, and for over a decade has produced film screenings and exhibitions in the Philadelphia area. An MFA graduate of Temple University, her own short films have screened internationally and been awarded grants from Chicken & Egg Pictures, Rooftop Films and the Leeway Foundation. Her recent work includes The FBI Blew Up My Ice Skates, an animated short film co-directed with Lindsey Martin, and working as a producer on the web series Resistance: the battle of philadelphia and the short film Recurrence Plot: Family Circle.

Projects
Sara Zia Ebrahimi and Gralin Hughes - Oil, Bananas, Prisons

Oil, Bananas, Prisons

Sara Zia Ebrahimi and Gralin Hughes
Oil, Bananas, Prisons, 2017
Textile and video projection
120 x 80"

Oil, Bananas, Prisons utilizes traditional Persian textiles, photo transfer imagery and video projection mapping to weave together historical points in space and time from Iran to Guatemala, to immigrant detention centers in the US.

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