Territorial Challenges – Baku

February 15, 5 pm This event will mark the closing of the current “Fragile Frontiers” exhibition. “Territorial Challenges” Moving Images from Parking Video Library  Curator’s statement: The lines which interconnect the works are oscillating between the tangible and the intangible: Water and geography play a role, being shot at Iranian coasts of Caspian sea in […]

Public Presentations “Artist/Curators” | with Negar Farajiani

Sunday Feb 2, 2020 | 6pm New Media Projects After a brief pause, New Media Society resumes its talk sessions in 2020 with “Artist/Curators”, an array of activities such as events, presentations, and panels in the field of the curatorial. This series of meetings will focus on the works of artists who took the initiative […]

Public Presentation (1) “Artist / Curators”: Defy the Competitive Norms | Amirali Ghasemi

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020 At 6 pm A Repeated Question: Where Does It Come From? This presentation began with a set of questions that could help shape the boundaries, position, mechanism, and application of curatorial practice. As the title of the presentation suggests, the focus was on the relative proposition between the artist/curators, not a […]

Animation, Experiment #27 | Exhibition Review | ( : ) in motion; Limited Access Festival 8

Animation; Experiment in collaboration with New Media Projects | No.27 Exhibition Review | ( : ) in motion; Animation Section of Limited Access Festival 8 Wed, Oct 2, 2019, |7 pm In the twenty-seventh session, a selection of works from the animation section of the Limited Access Festival 8 will be shown and discussed. At […]

Animation; Experiment #26 | Nikki Schuster

Animation; Experiment in collaboration with New Media Society Artist Talk with Nikki Schuster Wed, Sep 18, 2019, |7 pm Nikki Schuster (AUT), based in Berlin, works as an experimental animated film artist and sound designer. In 2001, she founded her animated film label “Fiesfilm” In her films, she mixes conventional stop-action with 2D computer technology. […]

Yard Video Festival in cooperation with New Media Society

Yard Video Festival in cooperation with New Media Society August 9, 2019- August 16, 2019 Parking Video Library in cooperation New Media Society participated in the first edition of Yard Video Festival -initiated by ag Galerie- with the three screening programs: Invisible Present Tense 03, curated by Amirali Ghasemi, Shar(e)d Cinema curated by Marlies Pöschl […]

Screening “We Did What Had to Be Done” | A documentary by Friederike Bérat and Ulrike Ertl

Screening “We Did What Had To Be Done” A documentary by Friederike Bérat and Ulrike Ertl June 20, 2019 – 7 pm New Media Projects 90 Minutes – English with English subtitles “We did what had to be done” is a documentary about the role that women played in the Northern Irish Troubles. “We did […]

“Moving Images; Presentation Contexts and the Separation of Perception” | Wolfgang Knapp

“Moving Images; Presentation Contexts and the Separation of Perception” A Public Lecture by Wolfgang Knapp New Media Projects 2019 Summer School Saturday, June 15 – 7:30 pm Wolfgang Knapp on Saturday, June 15 will The lecture focuses on new exhibitions like e.g. Venice Biennial 2019 and recent shows in China (Shanghai and Hangzhou). The focus […]

Elena Alonso Fernández | Ay mija, no es fácil! (Ay mija, it’s not easy!)

Elena Alonso Fernández – “Ay mija, no es fácil!” (Ay mija, it’s not easy!) Exhibition & Artist Talk New Media Projects exhibition: May 22 – June 8, 2019 Opening reception, New Media Projects: Wednesday, May 22, 7 – 10 pm  Closing reception & Artist Talk, New Media Projects: Saturday, June 8   Elena Alonso Fernández will show her project […]

Animation; Experiment #22 | Dante Zaballa

Animation; Experiment #22 | Documentary Animation#2 May 8, 2019 | 7 pm In this session of animated-documentary series, we will have a conversation with Dante Zaballa via Skype and talk about his works and his unique approach towards using animated-documentary. Dante Zaballa is a frame by frame animator from Argentina, who enjoys generating a colorful […]

Animation; Experiment #21 | Fatemeh Hosseini-Shakib

Animation, Experiment in collaboration with New Media Society #21 | Fatemeh Hosseini-Shakib Apr 24, 2019 | 6 PM New Media Projects Animated Documentary or Documentary Animation, is a relatively new discourse in utilising expressive and aesthetic possibilities of traditional and modern animation techniques and formats to represent or speak about reality and the real. In […]

Artist talk by Wojtek Blecharz and Zorka Wollny

New Media Society in Collaboration with Kandovan Art Residency & Pejman Foundation Artist talk by Wojtek Blecharz and Zorka Wollny Where: New Media Projects: When: Thursday – Nov 22, 2018 – 05 to 07 pm Part of a curatorial research trip organized by Kasia Sobucka, Arts Territory and artistic residency at Kandovan, Pejman Foundation During […]

Tessa Knapp | Video Installation

The media artist Tessa Knapp works time-based and cross-genre between location-based installation and video art on language performance, and experimental film and will travel to Iran to hold a guest exhibition at New Media Project and artist talk at Haan Gallery, Shiraz in October 2018. She was born in 1981 in Stuttgart. She studied media […]

New Media Talk Series #56 | Sarah Maske

New Media Talk Series #56 | Sarah Maske Permaculture + Art = Environments of Transition Monday, April 30, 2018 – 6 pm New Media Projects Short Abstract Climate Change, Pollution, Ocean acidification, Extinction, Drought! These big scary terms are not only big scary terms anymore, we actually see and feel them, in certain areas of […]

New Media Talk Series #55 | Sabine Kelka

New Media Talk Series #55 | Sabine Kelka EXHIBITION MAKING/DESIGN 23 April, 2018 – 6 pm New Media Projects Sabine Kelka works in the field of exhibition design and scenography, with focus on the graphic and space design. She collaborates with different designers, artists and manufacturers in order to realize exhibitions and cultural projects. After […]

New Media Talk Series #53 | Katarzyna Sobucka

New Media Talk Series #53 | Katarzyna Sobucka The Illusion of Return Jan 18, 2018 – 5:30 pm New Media Projects Katarzyna is a cultural producer, curator, and founder of Arts Territory. Recent projects include: Hunger Is/Isn’t an Object with Karolina Brzuzan Kochi Muziris Biennale, 2016; Myth, Artisterium 2015; Foreignness of Sound, ICA, London, Café […]

New Media Talk Series #52 | Vandad Farhady

New Media Talk Series #52 | Vandad Farhady Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018, 6 pm New Media Projects Vandad Farhady is a video game artist and illustrator who is trained in the European game production pipeline. His passion about storytelling, specifically in video games, has driven him towards studies on cinema and classic literature in search […]

New Media Talk Series #48 | Michael Müller

New Media Talk Series #48 | Artist Talk & Presentation by Michael Müller Nov 6, 2017 – 6 pm New Media Projects – Tehran Michael Müller (b.1970 Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany) lives and works in Berlin. He studied sculpture with Magdalena Jetelová at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany. Since 2015 he has been a professor at Berlin […]

Monument in Flux | W139 – Asmterdam

Monument in flux Screening Program Curated by Amirali Ghasemi 29 Oct – 4 Nov 2017 W139 – Amsterdam With Studio 51(Babar Samadi & Navid Salajegheh), Bahman Kiarostami, Mohammad Hosseini, Susan Bayani, Sanaz Sohrabi, mo H. zareei, Mona Kakanj, Payam Mofidi & Jalaleddin Anvari “Monument in flux” gathers artists, filmmakers and video essayists living across the […]

Animation, Experiment #1 | Hossein Moradizadeh

Animation, Experiment #1 | Hossein Moradizadeh Oct 18,2017, 6 – 8 pm New Media Projects In fall 2017, New Media Society starts series of sessions dedicated to experimental animation. Animation, Experiment Series is a screening and talk events for the visual study and contextual analysis of experimental animation, doing so examples will be selected with […]

New media Talk Series #47 | Khosrow Sinai, Masoud Kouhestaninejad & Maryam Niazadeh

New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Foundation presents: Lahestaniha in Iran 75 years after their arrival during WWII Talk & Screening program Khosrow Sinai, Masoud Kouhestaninejad & Maryam Niazadeh Oct 3, 2017 at 5pm On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Polish migration to Iran, New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi […]

New Media Talk Series #44 | Gudrun Wallenböck

New Media Talk Series #44 | Gudrun Wallenböck Hinterland May 21,2007 6 pm New Media Projects Gudrun Wallenböck is the founder and artistic director of hinterland galerie based in Vienna. hinterland galerie is an independent art space and platform dedicated to the promotion of intercultural and interdisciplinary projects with emerging and established artists from the […]

New Media Talk Series #40 | Dafne Narvaez

Sentimental Punk Dafne Narvaez Berlfein will share her experience about the Sentimental Punk Series that she has been curating in Berlin´s KottiShop Projectraum on a monthly basis since Juli 2015, focusing the talk on on her current research for the project,1960s/80s avantgarde films from female directors, her work on an independent non profit space and […]

New Media Talk And Screening Series #39| Dr. Magdalena Ziółkowska

Procedures of Everyday Practice Magdalena Ziółkowska holds a PhD in Art History, is a curator and graduate of the Institute of Art History, University of Warsaw, School for Social Research in Warsaw, and Curatorial Training Programme (de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, 2006/07). She worked as guest curator in Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2006–2010) and curator in […]

Limited Access 7: moving Images, sound & performance

Parkingallery Projects in collaboration with Aaran Gallery, Rooberoo Mansion, Polish Embassy in Tehran & New Media Society Presents LIMITED ACCESS 7 Intl. Festival for Moving Images, Sound & Performance Venues:Aaran Gallery, Rooberoo Mansion, Aaran Projects, New Media Projects Dates: April 7-12,2017  Festival Highlights Ten years ago, a small project space in Tehran called Parkingallery, had […]

Rokhdad-e Tazeh Documentary 37: Mohammad Tahami Nejad

Rokhdad-e Tazeh Documentary hold its 37th Session in collaboration with Rybon Documentary, Studio 12 & New Media Society: 4th session from “City and Urban Man” Series, in harmony with the end of the Iranian year &  change of the season focuses on the cinema in Iran in the light of modernisation process.For this special occasion […]

New Media Talk Series #36 | Neil van der Linden

New Media Talk No 36 | Neil van der Linden ‘The Invisible Orchestra. Losing Sense of Space and Time.’ How initially plain Romanticist composer Richard Wagner conceived the idea of the Total Work of Art and not only revolutionised music and theatre, and aimed to change visual art, but also deeply influenced philosophy (Nietzsche) and […]

Rokhdad-e Tazeh Documentary 35: Mina Keshavarz

Rokhdad-e Tazeh Documentary hold its 35th Session in collaboration with Rybon Documentary, Studio 12 & New Media Society: 2nd session from City and Urban Man Series Among the Waves – 2014 Film by Mina Keshavarz Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 – 6 pm Among the waves is a documentary about Rogheyeh, is a woman living in the city […]

New Media Talk Series #35 | Hamidreza Sheshjavani & Satar Zarkalam

New Media Talk Series #35| HamidReza Sheshjavani – Satar Zarkalam Artistic Confusion: Artists and challenges of artistic property rights in Iran Hosted by Zarvan Rouhbakhshan Wednesday, February 1, 2017 – 7pm The artistic property rights law enables artists to protect their works from unauthorized use by others. These rights, in their general sense, are regulations […]

New Media Talk series #31 | Jovana Komnenić

Which world do you live in? Sunday Nov 13, 2016 – 7 pm Jovana Komnenić is New Media Society’s current artist in residence who travelled to Tehran for the exhibition “All Other Passports”, on the last day of the exhibition she will talk about her recent works in conversation with exhibition curator Amirali Ghasemi, and […]

New Media Talk Series #29 | Setareh Fatehi & Shahrzad Irannejad

New Media Talk Series #29 Setareh Fatehi & Shahrzad Irannejad Bodiless Heads No.2 Introduction New Media Society & Lajevardi Foundation cordially invite you to join Bodiless Heads on Tuesday Oct 18, at 7:00 pm; For the 29th session of New Media Talk Series, Setareh Fatehi & Shahrzad Irannejad will share with us their latest collaborative […]

New Media Talk Series # 15 | Bahar Samadi & Navid Salajegheh

New Media Talk Serie # 15 | Bahar Samadi & Navid Salajegheh Lajevardi Foundation Monday 28 Sep. 2015 7-9 pm For closing session of Luminous Void at Lajevardi Foundation, Bahar Samadi and Navid Salajegheh in conversation with Amirali Ghasemi talking about Semi Dark Room, their recent exhibition at Aaran Projects. “Studio 51” Since 2014, experimental […]

New Media Talk Series # 14 | Esperanza Collado

“Things said once” Esperanza Collado | Performance – Lecture plus Q&A Lajevardi Foundation Thursday Sep. 24, 2015 6-8 pm Esperanza Collado (Valencia 1976) is an artist-researcher based in Spain. Her research focuses on the relationships between visual arts, performing arts and cinema, and is rooted in a historical understanding of the dematerialization of the art […]

New Media Talk Series # 13 | Sohrab Motabar, Sina Shoaie & Arman Moghadam

SUMMER OF SOUND  New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Collection presents: New Media Sound Session # 13 | Sohrab Motabar, Sina Shoaie & Arman Moghadam Recursive “-” Deform At the end of the New Media Society’s Summer of Sound program which is dedicated to practices around sound, Sohrab Motabar, Sina Shoaei and Arman Moghadam […]

New Media Talk Series # 11 | Sohrab Motabar & Saba Alizadeh

 New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Collection presents:  New Media Talk Serie #11 | Sohrab Motabar & Saba Alizadeh | Auditory re-arrangements This August New Media Society focuses on Sound and through a number of sound sessions and talks tries to shed light on practices which various individuals and collectives whom dedicated their activities. […]

New Media Talk Series #9 | Daniel Kötter

New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Collection presents: New Media Talk Serie #9 | Daniel Kötter Q&A Daniel Kötter in conversation with Amirali Ghasemi Daniel Kötter is a director and video artist whose work oscillates deliberately between different media and institutional contexts, combining techniques of structuralist film with documentary elements and experimental music theater. […]

New Media Talk Series # 7 | Nicolas Grospierre

New Media Society in collaboration with Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts and Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tehran LOST IN ARCHITECTURE New Media Talk Serie # 7 | Nicolas Grospierre Nicolas Grospierre is an artist and photographer. He has achieved a mastery in balancing the artistic quality with anthropological approach to photographic subject. His background in political sciences […]

New Media Talk Series #3 | Dr. Staci Scheiwiller

The third session from New Media Society talk series will take place at Aaran Gallery with Staci Gem Scheiwiller. The title of the talk is “Teleologies of New Media: Digimodernism, Post-Postmodernism, and the Post Contemporary” professor Scheiwiller is an assistant professor of Modern Art History at California State University, Stanislaus. She received her Ph.D. in […]