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Seyed Alavi
June 21, 2005
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Seyed Alavi received a Bachelor of Science degree from San Jose State University and a Masters of Fine Art from the San Francisco Art Institute. Alavi’s work is often engaged with the poetics of language and space and their power to shape reality. He has created site-specific installations for The New Museum of Contemporary Art and Franklin Furnace in New York City; The University Art Museum-Cal State Long Beach; The Museum of Santa Cruz County; The deSaisset Museum; The University Art Museum, Sonoma State; The University Art Museum, Cal State San Bernadino and San Francisco's Capp Street Project. These images are from his site, here2day.

Flying Carpet
Sacramento International Airport
This project consists of an aerial view of the Sacramento River that is woven into a carpet for the floor of a pedestrian bridge connecting the terminal to the parking garage. This image represents approximately 50 miles of the Sacramento River starting just outside of Colusa, California and ending about 6 miles south of Chico.
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Projects
* Flying Carpet: Sacramento International Airport
* Tale of Time: Kochi City, Japan
* Who am I: Market Street, San Francisco
* The Color of My Dream: San Francisco Art Education Project
* Nature of Life: San Jose, California
* Un-Covering: Emeryville, California
* Speaking Stones: Richmond, San Francisco

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