Manss is a curator, designer (Member, International Association of Designers, World Design Consortium), and visual artists (painting, photography, wearable art and sculptures) with a broad set of skills and backgrounds in media, communications and the sciences (Ph.D.).
Manss Aval is known for his minimalist and serene photography and abstract expressionist paintings that brim with free, gestural strokes and a rich palette. His work radiates emotive energy and centers on contour, structure, symmetry and tactility, redefining the boundaries between photography and painting. His œuvre presents a unique intersection of arts and science. His geometric works extend centuries of Iranian artistic tradition in intricate patterns. He counts Escher, Kiarostami and Vasarely among the artists influencing him.
Manss has exhibited extensively in over 90 solo and group shows. He is recognized by over 80 prestigious national and international awards and featured in many art books and magazines. Manss has recently also launched a popular wearable art line on Vida.