Elika Hedayat is active/lives in Iran, Islamic Republic of. Elika Hedayat is known for political themed painting and drawing, cartoon satire.
Biography Elika Hedayat
Political commitment is also reflected in the work by Elika Hedayat. Being self-critical towards her country's political reality, she sarcastically and cynically ridicules the greed of men in power. Her threatened identity leads her to conduct a struggle against inequalities and censure.
Inspired by the style and shape of popular illustrations used in the "cafes-théâtres" (cafés with live theater) in Iran, her native country, Elika Hedayat tells her own stories, closely linked with the sociopolitical events of today's Iran. She builds a world opposing the innocence of childhood to the violence of the world, showing a return to childhood in the form of a small theater with strange accessories, each carrying its "secret story made of CMOOA (Compagnie Marocaine d’Oevres et Objects d’Art)
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