<![CDATA[ _nylon road_ - Author Biography]]>Fri, 18 Dec 2015 22:22:25 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Parsua Bashi]]>Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:04:09 GMThttp://graphicmemoir.weebly.com/author-biography/parsua-bashiBiography

Early Life
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Adult Life:

  • Worked as a professional in 1985
    Living in Zurich as of April 23, 2004
  • Designs for magazines and fashion show
  • Designs clothing
  • Has own graphic design studio
    Reference: http://www.parsuabashi.ch/index.html

Historical Context:

  • Due to the Iran-Iraq war she had inadequate amount of work to be done around advertising
  • She gained experience working with magazines
  • Born in a family of five, has two brothers
  • Family is very liberal
  • She wore a headscarf
  • She was married and had a daughter but got divorced, father took custody of child
    Reference: Bashi, P. (2006). Nylon Road A Graphic Memoir of Coming of Age in Iran. Kein & Aber AG Zurich: Switzerland

Influences:
  • The strict laws that she went through during the time of the Iran-Iraq war
  • Rules imposed by the government and Islamic laws
  • Women's rights
  • Pain and suffering she witnessed as well as experienced
    Reference: Bashi, P. (2006). Nylon Road A Graphic Memoir of Coming of Age in Iran. Kein & Aber AG Zurich: Switzerland
Works and Awards:
  • Her first publishing book was a children's book called "A Baby's First-Year Calendar of Memories" 1999
  • Began fashion design
  • Was one of the ten designers chosen
  • Participated in exhibits
  • Awarded Letter of Appreciation from Iranian Graphic Designer's Association
  • Women's publisher in Iran
  • Work is displayed in exhibitions
    Reference:
    http://www.parsuabashi.ch/index.html

Career High and Low Points:
  • She struggled during the time of Iran-Iraq war since limited advertising jobs were available
  • She began fashion design and focused on Iranian clothing based on her interest
    Reference:
    Bashi, P. (2006). Nylon Road A Graphic Memoir of Coming of Age in Iran. Kein & Aber AG Zurich: Switzerland

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Reference: Bashi, P. (2015). LinkedIn. Retrieved from https://ir.linkedin.com/pub/parsua-bashi/38/141/364
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