Nima Javan

Artist bio

I'm Persian painter artist based in London and born in 1986. I began painting at age 12 and self-educated until age 24 that I went to art college and graduated bachelor of illustration in 2013. After that I studied master of painting and graduated in 2017. my thesis was 'The influence of German expressionist painters on Iranian painters' I was painting teacher about 6 years and working with tate liverpool as an assistant artist in tate workshops. . Individual exhibitions: 'Portrait of actors' in ershad gallery in 2011. 'Paper eyes' in afarinesh gallery in 2012. 'The contrary world' in ehsan gallery in 2014. 'The bubbles switch to red' in aban gallery in 2016. . Group exhibition: 'The frameless thoughts' in soroush gallery in 2013 'Insight' in bridewell gallery in liverpool 2021 . Activities: Collective team in Tate liverpool in December 2019  Talking picture in Tate liverpool in march 2020. Artist assistant in Home from home in tate liverpool in may 2021 Art prize : 1st prize of the red ribbon in sahir hous at liverpool


Earth 2(heaven)



Artist Statement

This work is about life style of creatures that included animals, humans and all creatures could be existed in the world.
The life style I mentioned in this piece is so deep and powered by culture and beauty of colors that profived for good quality of life and activities in the earth

How it fits into contest

I was born in a Muslim society and forced by Islam for 30 years. I was under mental issues that belongs to islam until I left Islam. I was in a duration of darkness and atheism for a year. My paintings at that time were full of painful concepts with dark and scary colors. I lived in darkness until I've been in the Christianity through a Christian friend, my whole world became Christian and my soul calmed down. And I had spiritual battle .
I feel clean and free and away from sins to complete my faith.
I own my life to Christ. I thank God for 3 reasons daily when I open my eyes to this world .
One for saving my life, one for my unlimited energy and hope that exists in my life for 3 years of Christianity
And the best part is the value behind my artworks

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