Tag: Video

VOICE-OVER (IN THREE PARTS)

Curated by Joseph Del Pesco (US) and Sohrab Kashani (Iran) Six artist videos, presented in three pairs, each stand alone, yet they are linked by the use of extra-diegetic audio—a layer beyond the sound that […]

Iran USA ⧚ Peter Freund

Sazmanab presented three works of video art by Peter Freund in which sketch poetic overlapped between the histories of Iran and the USA. Acorus Calamus (2012) In Farsi with English subtitles Single-channel video 10:00 A […]

Centrefold Project: Spring of recession

Centrefold, a project by Reza Aramesh is a collaborative publication in scrapbook format, produced as a limited edition of no more than 41 copies. Born in 2003 from a curatorial project titled Wooden Hearts, Centrefold […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green, White, Red ⧚ Yousha Bashir

Exhibition by Yousha Bashir “Limit. Limits. Limited. Explosion! Limit. Limits. Limited. Explosion! Red. Red. Rolling. Despise! Where white? This improper compilation. Boom. Explosion!” Yousha Bashir Yousha Bashir is a process-oriented artist, whose works are a […]

Medusa ⧚ Mahtab Mozayan

Exhibition by Mahtab Mozayan “I’m afraid you’ll find out about what I’ve been hiding inside of me! Then chances are you’ll behead me to hold my head in front of your enemies, so they would […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hidden Screenplays

Curated by Nesli Gül Works by Kardelen Fincancı and İsmail Egler Hidden Screenplays relates to the alternative movements against the obedience and it focuses on the cracks and seeps that occur within the communities. It […]

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 […]

UNDO ⧚ Negar Farajiani

Exhibition by Negar Farajiani “I delete an image (her/his image), I try to get it back Before saving it I look for Undo File Edit View History Window Help Edit Undo It’s greyed out” Negar […]

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 […]