Five years ago, mixed media artist Sogand Tabatabaei packed everything she could fit into two bags and moved from Tehran, Iran, to Reno to start in UNR’s MFA program. The loneliness of her new life produced some crushing anxiety—which she channeled into her artwork.
This episode also features Miya Hannan, one of Sogand’s art professors at UNR.
LISTEN: Double Scoop Podcast Episode 23—The Art + Mental Health Series with Sogand Tabatabaei
Cover Image: 2020 File photo by Fiona Jane Orolfo for Double Scoop
This podcast was funded by a grant from Nevada Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.