Tag: Presentation

Creative Time Summit DC: Occupy the Future

Creative Time Summit – the world’s largest international conference on art and social change – was held in Washington, DC! Creative Time Summit DC: Occupy the Future was held at DC’s historic Lincoln Theatre on […]

Docufiction in Werner Herzog’s Recent Films

Ever since his early career in the heydays of the new German cinema, Werner Herzog’s fiction and documentary films have centred on characters whose actions, usually undertaken in hostile environments in the most remote corners […]

Re-Shape #1: Design/Code

Re-shape Tehran aims to bring creative people from different fields who are interested in experimenting with technology together; artists, engineers, musicians, electricians, software developers, and others. This was the debut event for Re-Shape Tehran. This […]

Doing stuff with people: Mark Allen and Jon Rubin

Mark Allen is the founder and executive director of Machine Project, a non-profit performance and installation space investigating art, technology, natural history, science, music, literature, and food in an informal storefront in the Echo Park […]

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 […]

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 […]

Polynomiography ⧚ Bahman Kalantari

Polynomiography is algorithmic visualization in solving polynomial equations. It finds applications in education, science and art. Polynomiography has received national and international recognition and media attention, from New Jersey media to international media in Spain, […]

Anahita Razmi

Anahita Razmi is a video and performance artist based in Berlin and London. Her previous works have dealt with issues concerning identity and gender, employing objects with a national and cultural significance or citing the […]

Field of view ⧚ Richard Penn

Presentation by Richard Penn (artist-in-residence) Richard is a self-taught animator with a Masters Degree in Fine Arts (with distinction) from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1997 he was awarded the […]

mise en abyme

Curated by Sandra Skurvida Mise en abyme is a stand-in for the void, a figure opening the subjective fissures of national states, and performatively destabilizing positions of power — the “I”s are focused on the […]

An evening with Hiwa K and Aneta Szylak

Iraqi Kurdish artist and Sazmanab artist-in-residence Hiwa K gave a talk on Tuesday June 26, 2012 at Sazmanab. Some of his projects presented were the outcome of his deliberations on the eight-years of Iran-Iraq War […]

Molla Nasreddin ⧚ Slavs and Tatars

Presentation by Slavs and Tatars (artists-in-residence) Slavs and Tatars presented “Molla Nasreddin: the magazine that would’ve, could’ve, should’ve.” It features a selection of the most iconic covers, illustrations and caricatures from the legendary Azeri satirical […]

TVDinner Tehran

TVDinner was an iteration of OtherIS video series focused on the US-sanctioned countries — Belarus, Cote d’Ivoire, Congo, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Myanmar/Burma, and Zimbabwe. TVDinner launched on July 30, […]

Date with the SObject

Date with the SObject was an ongoing project by Farhad Bahram in Tehran; it was a socially-engaged performance that examined the various possible interconnections between two Subjects and an Object; the object being a bond […]

Susann Wintsch

Presentation by Susann Wintsch (curator-in-residence) Susann Wintsch curates TREIBSAND. She studied Art History and Comparative Literature at the University of Zurich and teaches and lectures at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK. In 2013 she curated […]

The Tehran/Pittsburgh YouTube Mix

A live screening of videos curated by Sohrab Kashani and Jon Rubin directly from YouTube posts shot both in Tehran and Pittsburgh was presented at Sazmanab (Tehran) and Waffle Shop (Pittsburgh). A back and forth […]

The Tehran/Pittsburgh in Random

A live screening of videos curated by Sohrab Kashani and Jon Rubin for Red76 and “The YouTube School for Social Politics” and directly from YouTube posts shot both in Tehran and Pittsburgh was presented at […]

Visiting Arts Curators’ visit

Visiting Arts‘ Curator research visits enable UK curators to visit different countries and regions of the world offering the opportunity to encounter contemporary arts practice in specific contexts and to forge the creation of cultural […]

Reciprocal Visit

Reciprocal Visit was an experimental project by Apartment Project made up of photographs, films, writings, interactions, and talks of participants from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, such as photography, video, music, staging, painting, and sociology. […]