Ali Banisadr makes big, crunchy paintings that reverberate with a mighty energy. Diffused into diverse colour schemes, he hovers in between abstraction and figuration, compositions focused and organised, yet dramatically chaotic. They echo the satiric panoramas of Bosch and Brueghel, as well as the influence of Persian narratives in Safavid-era art.
In this podcast, Conversations on the Avenue speaks to Ali about his practice ahead of a new exhibition of work at Berlin's Blain Southern gallery in which we delve into his fascinating experiences of synaesthesia, inspirations from past and present and how he goes about creating his remarkable works.
Check out Ali’s work at www.alibanisadr.com