Discovery of spaces that challenges the imagination and visual ideology of the viewer is among the particularities of the works of Shahrnaz Monfared. The artist wants to keep the viewer in suspense between the world of visible and invisible objects. The painter's pictorial elements are constantly moving towards some sort of divergence and towards convergence and darkness. She renders the invisible as visible. The application of appropriate technology to reach visual elements that is able to show the ideology of the artist together with usage and knowledge about movement of the color material and events is among other particularities of the works of the painter. The interaction between event which manifests the unconscious and intuitive aspect of the art with some type of behavior along with control and self consciousness gives a suspension state to the works of Shahrnaz Monfared that by its own type, may show a sort of anxiety and wish for life. Some type of conflict and reaction to official space that wishes to take realities and the language of individuals in hold through showing symbols and facades of everyday life. The painter being familiar with forms and requirements of painting medium has attained a contemplating opportunity that can assist her to achieve a personal language.
Veils of light … Veils of life …
Shahrnaz Monfared paints the colors of her life. Sharp contrasts, organic and synthetic forms juxtaposed to each other…hard edges and lines woven through atmospheric abyss.
Shahrnaz's works appear as aerial views of an earth and civilization undergoing physical metamorphosis and geological change.