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"Condemned to Freedom": A Panel Discussion with the Artists of Traces of Being: Iran in the Passage of Memories

Panel Date & Time: Saturday, October 17, 2009, 3:00 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Morono Kiang Gallery presents  "Condemned to Freedom",
a very special panel discussion on the current exhibition Traces of Being: Iran in the Passage of Memories.

The program will start at 3 pm on Saturday October 17, 2009, followed by a reception with light refreshments.

Traces of Being, Iran in the Passage of Memories is on display through Saturday November 21, 2009.

The panel will discuss humanity's relentless quest for freedom and the realm of art as the only space where true freedom is possible. 

The panel includes the artists and curator of the exhibit as well as guest speaker Ali Ashouri. A poet, writer and lecturer on arts and culture, Mr. Ashouri has published several books of his poetry in Farsi and many essays and articles in various Iranian publications. He has taught at California State University, San Diego and has lectured in the U.S. and Europe.The panel will be moderated by Sonia Mak.

Admission is free. RSVP is required due to limited space.

To RSVP please email with "RSVP" in the subject line. Please include your name and phone number and indicate the number of guests. 

Join us on Saturday, November 7th, for special film preview screening of "Pearls on the Ocean Floor," a new documentary (in progress) by Robert Adanto, about the lives and work of contemporary Iranian women artists around the world. Morono Kiang Gallery will present the first segment of the film, followed by a question & answer session with the director.

Morono Kiang Gallery is located at 218 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013, in the Bradbury Building, between Spring and Broadway.

For more information, please call 213-628-8208 or visit

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