2014

At 11:08 March 14th, 2006 ⧚ Reza Aramesh

Sazmanab-Ab/Anbar presented the exhibition “At 11:08 March 14th, 2006” by the London-based artist Reza Aramesh. The title was taken from an event on Tuesday, March 14th, 2006 when Israeli forces raided a Palestinian prison camp […]

Maquette

Maquette – 2014, 70 min A film by Hamed Sahihi Set in an imaginary world similar to those of classic Science-Fiction movies, Maquette tells the story of two inventors who embark on creating inventions in […]

Tehran Monoxide at Zohre-No Pharmacy

Artist Negar Farajiani and scholar Behzad Khosravi talked about Tehran Monoxide‘s recent installment at Zohre-No Pharmacy and showed its documentation photos and videos. Tehran Monoxide is an artistic, socio-cultural and environmental project that is focused […]

A Portal Between New York & Tehran

Portals are gold shipping containers with immersive audio and video technology inside. When you enter one, you come face-to-face with someone in the other container, full-body, and the two converse live as if in the […]

Distance ⧚ Farhad Kalantary

Farhad Kalantary talked about his recent exhibition at Sazmanab. Farhad Kalantary, born in Tabriz (Iran, 1962), is an artist and curator whose work focuses on film and video. He studied video and filmmaking at Laney […]

Anahita Razmi’s videos

On November 24, 2014, Sazmanab held a one-night-only special screening of a selection of video works by artist Anahita Razmi. Anahita Razmi is a visual artist based in Berlin mainly working with video, installation, new […]

Anahita Razmi

Anahita Razmi talked about her recent exhibition at Sazmanab-Ab/Anbar. Anahita Razmi is a visual artist based in Berlin mainly working with video, installation, new media and performance. Her work reconsiders visual memory, stereotypes, and standards […]

Some Links, Some Projections ⧚ Anahita Razmi

Sazmanab-Ab/Anbar presented the exhibition “Some Links, Some Projections” by the Berlin-based artist Anahita Razmi. The exhibition, “Some Links, Some Projections,” brought together new works by Anahita Razmi, most of which conceived for the occasion. Dealing […]

Stars of Urmia ⧚ Farhad Kalantary

Sazmanab presented the exhibition “Stars of Urmia” by the Oslo-based artist Farhad Kalantary. Stars of Urmia was a video installation with its visuals composed of several layers of rotating imagery moving with varying speeds and […]

The Call ⧚ Mette Juul

Sazmanab presented a two-part video screening by Sazmanab artist-in-residence Mette Juul. Mette Juul is a prize-winning Danish photographer educated in the UK. She has a background in filmmaking and has exhibited in Denmark, Germany, China […]

The Creative Act ⧚ Babak Golkar

On November 6, 2014, Sazmanab hosted a workshop led by exhibiting artist Babak Golkar via Skype. Babak Golkar was born in Berkeley in 1977. He spent most of his formative years in Tehran until 1996 […]

Babak Golkar

Exhibiting artist Babak Golkar and curator Elham Puriyamehr discussed their exhibition at Sazmanab-Ab/Anbar and answered questions from the audience. Babak Golkar was born in Berkeley in 1977. He spent most of his formative years in […]

Of Labour, Of Dirt ⧚ Babak Golkar

Sazmanab-Ab/Anbar presented the exhibition Of Labour, Of Dirt by the Vancouver-based artist Babak Golkar, curated by Elham Puriyamehr. Marking the opening of the new Sazmanab centre and the Ab-Anbar gallery, Golkar’s exhibition engaged the entire […]

Role Models ⧚ Lena Lapschina

Exhibition by Lena Lapschina Lena Lapschina was born in Kurgan, Siberia and currently lives and works in Vienna and Lower Austria. She is also co-founder of State of the Art magazine and curator for M21 […]

The Back Room Workshop

How do public spaces become politicised, privatised, inscribed with new meanings? How might artists, writers, and educators intervene in various spaces, and engage with new publics? How does the scale, location, and permanence of a […]

Itinerant ⧚ Doreen Mende

Presentation by Doreen Mende Doreen Mende (b. 1976) is an author, curator and researcher based in Berlin. In collaboration with the architect Wilfried Kuehn, between 2006–09 she co-conceived the study programme in Exhibition Design and […]