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Cloud9: Leili Towfigh’s Striking Artistic Vision for Race Unity

May 12, 2018, in Audio > Podcasts, by

Cloud9 is a podcast produced by Baha’i Teachings. Its aim is to feature interviews with artists and discuss what inspires them to make a positive contribution to the world. In this episode, Baha’i Teachings’ arts editor Shadi Toloui-Wallace interviews Leili Towfigh, a diverse multidisciplinary artist, philosopher and social justice educator based in Boston, Massachusetts. Leili speaks about the 20+ years she’s spent creatively exploring concepts of beauty, science and the oneness of humanity. 

Leili reveals her attraction to harmony and order, and how their important connection to science and mathematics forms the signature artistic patterns in her work. Beyond the aesthetics of her ceramic creations, though, she also expresses her deep passion for social justice initiatives — and the connections she makes between her striking art, her vision of race unity and achieving the oneness of humanity.

If you enjoy this podcast, you might also like the Baha’i Blogcast with Rainn Wilson. You can listen to them here on Baha’i Blog.

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Naysan Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.
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