New Media Society in collaboration with
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts and Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tehran
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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 and history of post-soviet region as well as a cultural experience of growing up in between cultures allows him for systematic and insightful accounts of socio-political transition, changing concepts of power and the role of archives in shaping the ideas of historical continuity. His interest is directed to modernist architectural projects, symbolic monuments and buildings and private initiatives of artists and individual common people in re-organizing their spatial environment. Grospierre was a co-author (with Kobas Laksa) of Golden Lion awarded project for best national participation in Venice Architecture Biennale in 2008, he received prizes and exhibited in Poland and abroad in multiple exhibitions and projects. You can learn more about his practice from the website:
Nicolas Grospierre research visit in Tehran is conducted in frames of the exhibition and research project of the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Poland. The exhibition entitled “Dust”, curated by Anna Ptak reflects on the environmental and material practices of contemporary artists and is a continuation of CCA’s A-I-R Laboratory Re-Directing:East project.
The visit is organized in collaboration with Tehran Museum of contemporary arts, New Media Society, thanks to the support of Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tehran.
Talk and presentation: Thursday July 2nd, 2015. 4-6 pm
Tehran museum of Contemporary Arts
North Kargar St., Laleh Park, Tehran