Tag: Screening

The weather was good ⧚ Bart Van Dijck

The weather was good – 2015, 60 min A film by Bart Van Dijck Belgian artist Bart Van Dijck explores local folklore and cultural identity. His video “The weather was good” compiles scenes from folk […]

Cinétracts by Other Means: Notes from Tehran

Roaming Academy – Doreen Mende and The Otolith Group presented: Cinétracts by Other Means: Notes from Tehran in collaboration with art research space Sazmanab in Tehran and Sohrab Kashani, and with art research graduate Zohreh […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

TIME IS LOVE.6

TIME IS LOVE.6 – [Show 2] International video art program Curated by Kisito Assangni Time is Love Screening is an annual international video art program on the theme of love in hard times. The screening […]

Root Canal

Root Canal – 2012, B&W, 60 min A film by Samira Eskandarfar A young girl who has just started a serious relationship tries to review her relationship in dialogue with a woman with extensive experience […]

IRAN (is not the problem)

Sazmanab hosted an official screening of the film “IRAN (is not the problem)”. This insightful 79-minute documentary featured Antonia Juhasz, author of Tyranny of Oil, and The Bu$h Agenda, Larry Everest, author of Oil, Power, […]

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 […]

Private Negations

Curated by Morehshin Allahyari and Alysse Stepanian Our perception of reality conforms to human-made logic while the construct of logic is defined by the limitations of our perceptions. The language of power is built upon […]

Future Shorts Spring 2012

Future Shorts Festival pops up in Tehran! The spring program, as hosted at Sazmanab, let the audience connect with a selection of international short films and filmmakers to access a large global audience for their […]

Imprisonment of The Speaker

Imprisonment of The Speaker – 2011, 50 min A film by Mehran Afshar Naderi Imprisonment of The Speaker follows the story of a twenty-year-old criminal, who tries to investigate the causes and motives for choosing […]

Paradoxes in Video

Curated by Larry Caveney and Sohrab Kashani Organised in collaboration with GARAGE 4141 Paradoxes in Video investigated the contradictions between documentary and performance, fact and fiction, order and chaos. What is real and what is […]

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, […]

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 […]

Human Emotion Project

A global project generated by artist/curator Alison Williams which screens videos and films made by international artists who use these mediums to interpret human emotion visually. Curated by Sohrab Kashani and Alison Williams International artists: […]

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. […]