An exhibition of Iranian-born & Berlin-based artist Maryam Najd, opens on 19th January 2012 in Kunstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. Maryam will present new works from the ‘Non Existence Flag Project’, dealing with the symbolic and semiotics employed in the formation of national identities. Mostly abstract paintings are also accompanied by some figurative works, such as Happy New Year My Love, depicted here, a painting of various country’s national flowers, arranged into a bouquet that nods to Jan Breughel.