About the Book
Seyed Alavi is an interdisciplinary artist living in Oakland, California. Seyed was born in Iran and moved to the States at the age of seventeen. Some of his recent public art projects include; Tale of Time in Kochi, Japan; Seed of Knowledge in Saint Paul, MN; Signs of the Times in Emeryville, CA; Patterns Without Borders in Sonoma, CA; Flying Carpet in Sacramento, CA and Golden Gateway in San Francisco, CA. He has also 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 de Saisset Museum; The University Art Museum, Sonoma State; The Exploratorium and the Capp Street Project in San Francisco.