Sazmanab is an artist-run project space and residency program in Tehran established in 2008. Sazmanab supports artistic work in a wide range of media through exhibitions and events, residencies for artists and curators, educational initiatives, workshops, talks, and publications. By establishing local and international relationships, as well as diversifying both the practitioners and audiences of contemporary art, Sazmanab aims to support and expand the knowledge, appreciation and practice of contemporary arts in Iran.

Paradoxes in Video

“Paradox” investigates the contradictions between documentary and performance, fact and fiction, order & chaos. What is real and what is staged? The absurdity of real life, the ambiguity of movement and the enigma of space are some of the perceptions raised in “Paradox”.

Curated by Larry Caveney and Sohrab Kashani

Organized in collaboration with GARAGE 4141

Krista Caballero, Arthur Tuoto, Ellen Lake, Ellen Mueller, Eric Knowles, Ezra Wube, Kim Engelen, Mel Edelman, Nisha Duggal, Richard Gleaves, Toby Kaufmann Buhler, John Anthony, Yoni Goldstein & Meredith Zielke, Angela Washko, Neil Ira Neddleman, Cara Marisa Deleon, Benjamin Funke, Shahar Marcus, Lauren Marsden and Juan José Herrera

Parallel venue:
Mohsen Gallery
Mina Blvd., Nadji St., Zafar, Tehran, Iran

December 7 – December 14, 2011, 4-8 PM
Opening reception: Wednesday, December 7 – 4-8 PM