Ala Ebtekar (born 1978) is a contemporary performer who works amongst his indigenous San Francisco Bay Area and Tehran, Iran. Ebtekar is known primarily for his feign in painting, drawing, illumination, and installation that explores the juncture between history and myth, forging a multi-faceted project.
Ebtekar’s recent investigations have created liminal experiences to longer notions of scientific duration exceeding human timelines, and investigate the phenomenology of light. These projects bring forth sculptural and photographic possibilities of the universe gazing urge on through endless collapses of grow old and mammal reworking of centuries out of date processes of image making. Ebtekar’s practice extends how our contemporary moments both conscious together as minuscule and paramount.