About Kiana Honarmand
Kiana Honarmand is an artist born and raised in Iran. Her work addresses issues related to her cultural identity, violation of women’s rights in Iran, censorship, surveillance, and the Western perception of the Middle East. Derived from her interest in different materials and processes, Kiana’s interdisciplinary practice features the use of digital fabrication tools as well as traditional methods of craft. In 2012, Kiana moved to the United States to pursue and complete her Master of Fine Arts degree. She currently lives and works in the Bay Area. Her work has been exhibited in numerous venues including Metal Museum, Memphis, TN; San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, CA; Lite-Haus Galerie, Berlin, Germany; Lorimoto Gallery, Ridgewood, NY; 709 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA; Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Dayton, OH; Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC; Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR; Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran; Root Division, San Francisco, CA; Fountain Gallery, Lafayette, IN; Spectrum Gallery, Centerbrook, CT; Rogers Gallery, Berea College, KY; Olin Gallery, W&J College, Washington, PA; HUB Robeson Galleries, Penn State University, PA; Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA.