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Six Pillars – Turner Prize Nominee Shirazeh Houshiary

Shirazeh Houshiary first showed at The Lisson Gallery in 1984. On the eve of a new and monumental Lisson show Houshiari discusses her technique and thinking with Six Pillars. Her works draw on the presence of the ineffable presences that stand between life and death, earth and space, time and the nanosecond.
I set out to capture my breath,” she says, to “find the essence of my own existence, transcending name, nationality, cultures.