Diaspora Letters is a multimedia art project by artist and historian Beeta Baghoolizadeh
Born and raised in Los Angeles to Iranian immigrant parents, Beeta Baghoolizadeh (PhD, History, University of Pennsylvania) was raised in the Iranian diaspora capital of the world, Tehrangeles. Currently, Beeta is an Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies and is the artist behind Diaspora Letters. Contrary to her last name, she is not a fan of baghali polo.
“Diaspora Letters” examines the boring and the mundane of everyday life in Iran and features abstracted portraits of her own family members. Diaspora Letters is represented by Twelve Gates Arts.
For more information on her academic work and research, please click here.