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A display of the Iranian-American painter's small and large-scale works, which depict comical and abstract issues.

Tala Madani imagines a world which is a male-only domain. Her paintings and digital animations rely heavily on bodily functions, with groups of men shown in underwear or sleepwear enjoying each others' company.

Madani has said that her work, a critique of male power cliques, uses humour to 'bring everyone's guards down'. As such, competitive violence is reduced to an absurd impotence, so called 'feminine' colours or patterns are applied to macho activities.

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