Listings / Wakefield / Artwalk

Mohammad Barrangi: On The Path To Happiness

Event details

Artwalk

28/07/2021 - 10/07/2022

24/7

Organiser details

Artwalk Wakefield

https://www.artwalk.org.uk/

More from this organiser

Venue details

Westmorland Street Alleyway, Cathedral Centre, 8-10 Westmorland Street, Wakefield, WF1 1PJ

More details

More from this venue

Mohammad Barrangi is a UK-based illustrator, printmaker and athlete originally from Iran. Barrangi’s work combines Persian calligraphy, storytelling, text, and touches of humour.

His artwork, made using handmade traditional calligraphy pens and a blend of mark-making styles, includes a variety of visual motifs that relate to a particular time or culture. When brought together, they create a unique, cross-cultural style.

Reflecting his own experience as a disabled artist and paralympian, Barrangi’s work often shows images of people with lost arms, limbs, or other disabilities. He also regularly uses images of women that he admires, including friends, family and famous artists, in his work.

The inspiration for this mural, On The Path To Happiness, comes from Barrangi’s lived experience of immigration and the welcome he received in Wakefield from organisations such as Wakefield Cathedral and The Art House.

Commissioned and supported by Unlimited, celebrating the work of disabled artists, with funding from Arts Council England. Additional support from The Art House, Wakefield BID, Wakefield Cathedral and Artwalk Wakefield.

Find out more about Barrangi here >

You might also like

View more

Fiona Grady is a site-responsive artist. Her colourful geometric artworks are architectural interventions that transform the physical spaces they are situated within. An Artwalk Commission.

Artwalk

28/07/2021 27/07/2022

Wakefield

A Walk in Wakefield is a new permanent mural in The Ridings Shopping Centre, created by artist Beth Morgan, inspired by the natural landscapes around Wakefield. An Artwalk Commission.

Artwalk

28/07/2021 27/07/2022

Wakefield

Westgate Rising is a newly commissioned self-guided Audio trail which you can follow using the map and accessible text version which can be collected from Theatre Royal Wakefield, or by accessing the full audio experience on the Love Exploring app.

Artwalk

24/11/2021 30/11/2022

Wakefield

This site uses cookies. Find out more about our cookie policy using the link in our footer.