GEMAK, Friday 21 November 2014, 2 - 5 pm presents: a seminar in conjunction with the exhibition LOCUS: Upcoming Iranian Artists Abroad (with a.o.Pendar Nabipour(DAI, 2013)and Celia Shomal(DAI, 2015)
With contributions by:
> What else is underground in Teheran besides the undergound?
Lecture by Neil van der Linden about contemporary Iranian art in and outside of Iran.
Neil van der Linden is agent in culture exchange with North-Africa, Middle-East, Central Asia, Subcontinent, the West, co-founder and editor of the Gulf Art Guide, www.gulfartguide.com
> Panel session (interactive with the audience) with artists LOCUS amongst them:
Pendar Nabipour (also co-curator LOCUS), Arefeh Riahi, Siamak Anvari, Ehsan Fardjadniya, Amir Tirandaz, Joubin Zargarbash & Celia Eslamieh Shomal.
> Performance Amir Tirandaz
> Performance Ehsan Fardjadniya / Pirate Cinema: 'Black TV Remake"
Lecture by Neil van der Linden: Is the 'metro' the only underground in Tehran?
Neil van der Linden is an agent for cultural exchange with North-Africa, Middle-East, Central Asia, Subcontinent, the West, co-founder and editor of the Gulf Art Guide. He is musically present at Lastfm and is on Facebook.
3 – 3.30 pm
3.30 – 4.40 pm
Panel discussion, with audience participation, with LOCUS artists about the Locus/location theme of this exhibition and the way in which the artists envision their future in or outside of Iran.
Participating artists are: Pendar Nabipour, Arefeh Riahi, Siamak Anvari, Ehsan Fradjadniya, Amir Tirandaz, Joubin Zargarbashi & Celia Eslamieh Shomal
4.40 – 4.45 pm
Performance Amir Tirandaz
4.45 – 5.30 pm
TV DOME performance by Ehsan Fardjadniya/Pirate Cinema
Admission: € 5,00 (to be paid in cash at the door) / Free for students (with valid student card)