Considering Art Podcast – Hana Shahnavaz, painter

In this episode, London-based British-Iranian artist Hana Shahnavaz talks about her bi-cultural upbringing, how she makes her own paint from raw materials some of which she forages, the importance of reconnecting with nature, the influence of Persian miniatures on her work, her experience of violent protest in Iran and her contribution to The Old Man US TV series.

Hana Shahnavaz talking with Bob Chaundy

Accompanying images on

A Spark in the Emerald Forest
Some of the raw materials Hana uses to make her paints
Magic of the Cypress Tree

One of the images used in The Old Man TV series

You can see more of Hana’s work on her website

She will be showing work at the StART22 Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery, London 12 – 16 October 2022

All images are ©Hana Shahnavaz and used with her permission.

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