Peace in the Middle East refers to the translation of the word “peace” in Farsi “صلح” sculpted with neon. It was originally included in YBCA’s Bay Area Now 8 exhibition, on view from September 7, 2018, through March 24, 2019.

Grand Lobby, YBCA

Taravat Talepasand
b. 1979, Eugene, Oregon

Lives in and works in Portland, Oregon

Peace in the Middle East, 2017/2022
Acrylic and spray paint, plywood
Courtesy the artist