Babak Golkar | the artist
Born 1979, California, USA.
Lives and works in Vancouver, Canada.
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
In the recent years, I have developed an interest in connecting art and architecture in order to provide a conceptual space to examine socio-cultural issues. Meanwhile, my interests in my Iranian heritage has increased immensely. In the Summer of 2009, the Vehbi Koç Foundation invited me to Istanbul to conduct a research on nomadic Persian carpets in relation to architecture. With the research results I began producing installations of architectural scale models, using the patterns as a blueprint.