Oil Everywhere

PhotographerBijan Mottahedeh
PrizeFine Art / Other_FA
Entry Description

These images are my response to the recent BP oil spill, prompted by the images of the birds suffering in the aftermath. The images attempt to ask the question â??what if it we were the birdsâ??, depicting oil permeating our lives and our addiction to oil.

About Photographer

Education Purdue University, M.S., 1984 Institut de Langue et de Culture Francaise (ILCF) Paris, French Diploma, 1996 College of San Mateo Photography, 1998 â?? 2009 Skyline College Photography, 2002 - 2005 Exhibitions The Butler & the Chef Restaurant, San Francisco, CA, In Motion, 2003 (solo) Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA, Through the Lens, 2004 Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA, Light & Motion, 2005 San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA, Kalligraphia, 2006 Arch Art Store, San Francisco, CA, The Lineup: Up Against the Wall, 2006 La Di Da Cafe, Half Moon Bay, CA, Disparate Views, 2006 Burlingame Public Library, Burlingame, CA, Collaborations with Calligraphers, 2007 (solo) La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley, CA, Getting There, Collaboration in text and image, 2008 Nakazawa Japanese Arts, Santa Cruz, CA, Japanese Calligraphy Group show, 2008 Burlingame Public Library, Burlingame, CA, At the Threshold, 2008 (solo) Burlingame Public Library, Burlingame, CA, Aspects and Union, 2009 (solo) Awards Merit Award winner, B&W magazine, special issue #76, 2010