O.C. artist Roxanne Varzi shares her border-crossing work that resists media clichés about Iran
- January 17, 2020
- Roxanne Varzi, anthropology, Daily Pilot, Jan. 17, 2020
Roxanne Varzi — a local writer, filmmaker, multimedia artist and UC Irvine professor of cultural anthropology — begins with a disclaimer: if anyone is expecting her to play the role of a political correspondent or explain yet another rising wave of Islamophobia in the U.S., it’s a good time to leave and check out the eateries nearby. She has come to speak to her audience, first and foremost, as a storyteller and an artist.