Art as Archive, Artist as Archivist

  • When: March 25, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Where: NYU Abu Dhabi, 19 Washington Square North Events Space
  • Summary: Presenters: Taraneh Hemami (visual artist, San Francisco); Azin Feizabadi (visual artist, Berlin).
  • Details:

    Part IV of the series, Animating the Archive: A Series of Symposia on Iranian Cultural History @ NYU October 2015-March 2016 

    Taraneh Hemami discusses how archival materials inform her artistic and curatorial work on her project, Theory of Survival.

    Azin Feizabadi‘s performance-lecture questions archives in the context of Iran’s disrupted histories.

    Sponsored by the Visual Arts Initiative, NYU Arts Council. Co-sponsors: Iranian Studies Initiative, Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies; Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts

    Organized in conjunction with “Global/Local 1960-2015: Six Iranian Artists,” exhibition on view at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, January 12-April 2, 2016