Online Exhibition “Narrative Texts and Maps”

From “1001: Collective Narrative” Workshop Exhibition:  With contributions from: Nahal Jafari / Shamim Taassob / Anahita Rezaei / Azadeh Zakeri / Shahab Anousha / Mobina Kastani‌khah / Amirali Ghasemi / Sarvanaz Yasari / Azadeh Behkish / Ali Ajdari Led by: Amirhossein Khorshidfar and Rojia Forouhar In Collaboration with New Media Former Summer School The online multimedia […]

Game as Participatory Art

Online Presentation by Shaghayegh Kamyar Tuesday May 4th, 2021 Time: 6:30 Tehran Time Link to zoom meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86333215284 In this session, Shaghayegh Kamyar will present excerpts from her master’s thesis entitled “Game as a Participatory Art”. In this paper, she had considered the game as a medium with potential possibilities for artistic expression. Albeit these […]

On Small File Media; Online Talk With Laura U. Marks

Animation; Experiment in Collaboration With New Media Society | No. 35 Thursday, April 29 8:30 to 10 pm (Iran Standard Time) 9 to 10:30 am (Pacific Time) Link to the session on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84006910209 (The talk will be held in English with live translation to Persian and will be recorded for future access.) In this […]

Online Artist Talk: Leila Pazooki

 The Former Summer 2020 School and New Media Society  Present: Monday, March 8, 202106:30 pm Please click on the following link to join the zoom session:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84349198124 Born in Tehran in 1977, multimedia artist Leila Pazooki was educated at the National Art Academy of Tehran, The Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, and The Berlin University […]

Book Review Session: Archive & Photography

In an online panel with Arash Dehghani, Golara Jahanian, and Nasrin Talebi Sarvari Saturday, March 6, 2021 Hour: 7:30 PM  Link to join the zoom session:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85711897312 The following collection tries to reflect on the archiving system and try to find these resonances and buried salvations. Although the texts in this volume follow different methodologies […]

Production of Place in the Works of Abu Turab Khosravi

Click here to access the recorded lecture (in Persian) Poetica Project in collaboration with New Media Society: Online Lecture by Khalil Dermanaki Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Hours: 6 to 8 p.m. In this online lecture, Khalil Dermanki, who has previously written several articles and essays on the works of Aboutorab Khosravi, addressed the issue […]

Online Talk With Maryam Mohajer, Award Winning Animator/director

Tuesday, 22 Dec 20203-4:30 pm Tehran Time Maryam Mohajer is a British-Iranian, BAFTA Winning animator-director who was born in Tehran, Iran just before living through revolution, war and immigration. With a background in painting, she discovered animation after moving to the UK in the year of 2000. She got her MA degree in animation from […]

Arbitrary Lines

“Arbitrary Lines” is a project by New Media Society – Tehran and Parking Video Library, which gathers seven lens-based artists who live around the globe.

“Dust to come…” | Online screening Program | Mosaic Rooms​

“Dust to come…” | Online screening Program | Mosaic Rooms “Dust to Come…” Curated video program by New Media Society to be featured in Future Threads: Mosaic Rooms’ Digital Programme. Saturday – Sunday: Aug 8-9, 2020 Watch a series of experimental art films by contemporary Iranian artists andfilmmakers curated by the New Media Society. Exploring […]

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 […]

Continuous | Multimedia Performances

New Media Society in collaboration of Vali Art Gallery Presents: Continuous (Motavali) | Multimedia Performances Opening: Friday, Feb 14, 2020 – 6 pm Visiting Hours: 4-8 pm Visting days: Weekdays except for Saturdays and Friday, Feb 21st. Motavali (Continuous) brings together various performative positions across different disciplines from Lecture Performance to Multimedia Installations. Projects which […]

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 […]

Isfahan Animation Walk

Isfahan Animation Walk 2019 Saturday – Sunday, November 9-10 Animation; experiment and Asifa Isfahan in Collaboration with New Media Society and Parking Video Library Present: 4:30 to 8:30pm Participating Artists in Alphabetical Order Kianoush Abedi | Amin Aghaei| Nazanin Aharipour |Mehdi Alibeigi |Hamid Amjadian | Nairy Eivazy | Mobin Eslamie | Mansoureh Ghasemi | Yasaman […]

Open Panel Discussion on Second Anniversary of “Animation; experiment”

Animation; Experiment in collaboration with New Media Projects #28 | Open Panel Discussion with the Audience Oct, 23, 2019 | 7 pm On Wednesday, 23rd Oct 2019, “Animation; experiment” collective is going to kick start its 3rd year by an open panel discussion with the audience members. After a brief presentation on the past two […]

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 […]

Multiple Access in Isfahan | Curated by Minoo Iranpour

Multiple Accesses 28-30 Sep 2019 3 to 7 pm Two generations of Isfahani Video Artists Curated by Minoo Iranpour Artists: Shahram Ahmadzadeh Torkmani, Mojtaba Espanyani, Hamid Amjadian, Mana Aghababaei and Howrah Danesh, Morteza Basravi, Farid Bana, Ehsan Tahvilian, Hossein Tahvilian, Paya Khakbaz, Raha Dehghani, Amir Rajaei, Reza Razvani, Forouzan Safari, Elaheh Rafiei, Behzad Zohari,Ali Akbar […]

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 […]

Munich: A Detour to Tehran

Munich: A Detour to Tehran July 12 -14, 2019 Screening Programs, Installations, and Talks on Iran`s Capital through Documentaries, Videos, and Experimental Films Curated by Amirali Ghasemi | Parking Video Library Cinema Iran The 6th edition of Cinema Iran, a festival of Iranian films, will be held in the German city of Munich from July […]

Artist Talk with Minoo Iranpour

Summer School for film, video and New Media present Artist Talk With Minoo Iranpour New Media Projects Tuesday, June 25, 2019 – 7 pm Minoo Iranpour Mobarakeh Born in 1964, Isfahan (IR) works and lives in Isfahan, Iran. she received her B.A in Painting from the Azad Art university of Tehran in 1993 and M.A […]

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 […]

Animation; Experiment #24 | Sheila M. Sofian

Animation; Experiment in collaboration with New Media Society | #24 Artist talk with Sheila M. Sofian June 12, 2019 | 8 pm In this session of animated-documentary series, we will have a conversation with American artist and professor; Sheila M. Sofian via Skype, about her works and her technique. Sheila M. Sofian creates films that […]

Animation; Experiment #23 | Pooya Razi

Artist talk with Pooya Razi Screening “The Noise” and “Not Being “ Pooya Razi is a 34-year-old visual artist living and working in Tehran. Flash Art magazine has described his paintings, which have been exhibited in Tehran, Paris, New York and Dubai–as explorations of « the poetry of the human psyche. » Razi holds a […]

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 […]

I am a Stone, My name is River | Videos from Tehran / Montreal

VIDEOS TEHRAN /MONTREAL: I am a Stone, my name is river* Video screening TEHRAN: Friday, April 12th, 2019 Tehran – 7 PM MONTREAL: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 – 7 PM Artists: Nikki Forrest, Pierre Hebert, Nelson Henricks, Nebras Hoveizavi, Olivia McGilchrist, Siavash Naghshbandi, Mehdi Shiri and Simin Yaghoubi. Curator: Bahar Taheri New Media projects will […]

An installation

An Installation New Media Projects – Tehran Feb 1-8, 2019 4 – 8 PM Navid Naderi, Pooyan Hashemi Tari and “Studio 51” write: “The current project is a video installation in the making of which four individuals have differently intervened. Four of these videos which have been produced during the last year are displayed separately […]

Moving Dust | Isfahan

Dustopedia: Moving Dust, Isfahan  New Media Society in collaboration with Mehregan Atelier Curator: Amirali Ghasemi / Parking Video Library 25 Jan, 2019 Moving Dust features works by Anahita Hekmat, Arash Khosronejad, Arash Fesharaki, Saman Khosravi, Nazgol Emami, Ali Momeni, Minou Iranpour, Amirali Mohebbinejad, Aria Farajnejad, Nassrin Nasser, and Bahram Beyzai, Jale Nessari Address: No 40, Nilforoushzadeh crossroad, Kasra St, Bozorgmehr st, Isfahan. More info here: Moving […]

Kaveh Mehrabani | Films, Texts, Paintings, Map, Photographs & Objects

Kaveh Mehrabani | Films, Texts, Paintings, Map, Photographs & Objects New Media Projects Feb 19-21, 2018 | 4-8:30 pm New Media Society invites you to a 3-day open studio by Kaveh Mehrabani, architect and archivist. The program includes two films by Mehrabani: “Black and White” and “Boulevard”. The 80-minute-long film Black and White, which were previously screened with other […]

Knockout Tournament

Knockout Tournament: Conversations over a ping-pong table New Media Projects coinciding with Tehran Art Week will host an unusual series of talk in a new format: a meeting around a Ping-Pong table and on the occasion of a Knockout Tournament. These conversations take place between the artists who have a gallery representing them and the […]

Moving Dust | Bandar Abbas

Moving Dust | Bandar Abbas Curator: Amirali Ghasemi / Parking Video Library Moving Dust brings together a series of videos from the Parking Video Library revolving around the representation of dust in moving images in the works of artists and filmmakers. Moving Dust features works by Anahita Hekmat, Arash Khosronejad, Arash Fesharaki, Saman Khosravi, Nazgol […]

Moving Dust | Kerman

Curator: Amirali Ghasemi / Parking Video Library in collaboration with Yadegaran art gallery 14 – 20 Dec 2018 address: Between Valiasr and Somaye Crossroads | Beheshti St | Kerman | Iran Moving Dust brings together a series of videos from the Parking Video Library revolving around the representation of dust in moving images in the […]

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 […]

Detour to Tehran – Vienna

Detour to Tehran A film program curated by Amirali Ghasemi | Parking Video Library with special thanks to Pouria Jahanshad | Rokhdad-e Tazeh Documentary “Detour to Tehran” is a two-day screening program at SCHIKANEDER Kino in Vienna on November 17-18, 2018. The program is made in response to an invitation by Hinterland Gallery, curated by […]

Adapting to Invisibility – Lajevardi Foundation

Adapting to Invisibility Vefq be Na-Peydaei Lajevardi Foundation Curated by Amirali Ghasemi/ Parking Video Library Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 – 7 pm Anahita Hekmat | Mehdi Shiri | Hamed Sahihi | Tessa Knapp | Ronak Moshtaghi | Narges Naseri | Tala Madani | Payam Mofidi | Nebras Hoveizavi | Simin Yaghoubi Adapting to Invisibility is […]

Moving Dust | Shiraz

Moving Dust Moving Dust brings together a series of videos from the Parking Video Library revolving around the representation of dust in moving images in the works of Iranian artists and filmmakers. Moving Dust features works by Anahita Hekmat, Arash Khosronejad, Arash Fesharaki, Saman Khosravi, Nazgol Emami, Ali Momeni, Minou Iranpour, Amirali Mohebbinejad, Aria Farajnejad, Nassrin Nasser, and Bahram Beyzai. The program starts with a TV glitch familiar to many […]

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 […]

Dustopedia

Dustopedia, a collective research project by New Media Society from April 20, 2018 New Media Projects visiting hours: Fridays 5-9pm and Weekdays by Appointment Dustopedia (Ghobar-Nameh/ غبارنامه)  is an ongoing research, archive curatorial project which defined by New Media Society in response to an invitation by Anna Ptak, the curator based in Warsaw and meant to […]

New Media Talk Series #54 | Mona Kakanj

New Media Talk Series #54 | Mona Kakanj New Media Projects Tuesday April, 3 – 2018 6pm Mona Kakanj is an Iranian artist based in Cologne, Germany and graduated in Media arts from KHM. In her works, Kakanj conveys an unusual perspective. By questioning norms and setting objects or concepts outside their conventional contexts, she […]

Tanakora in Progress…

Parkingallery Projects and New Media Society Present TANAKORA IN PROGRESS… Come and join us for a collaborative project which takes place at the intersection of performance / Story-telling / SecondTanak-hand clothes exchange… Tanakora takes its title from the wide=spred second-hand shops in Iran, named after a character in a Japanese Soap Opera from the 80s, Oshin, The […]

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 No. 51 | Yasi Alipour

New Media Talk Series No. 51 | Yasi Alipour Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 – 6pm New Media Projects – Tehran Yasi Alipour is an Iranian artist/curator/writer based in New York, currently pursuing her MFA at Columbia University. Holding dear the oddity of her homeland, she currently is thinking back at history, as memories mixed with […]

Animation; Experiment #3 | Fatemeh Hosseini Shakib

Animation, Experiment #3 | Abstract Animation-3 Dec 13, 2017 – 6 pm New Media Projects In the 3rd session of Animation, Experiment at New Media Projects, following the previous sessions dedicated to abstract animation, we will gather to watch FREE RADICALS, A History of Experimental Film (2011) a documentary film by Pip Chodorov on Wednesday, […]

New Media Talk Series #50 | Amin Moghadam

New Media Talk Series #50 | Amin Moghadam Dubai-Abu Dhabi: From port cities to “cultural ports” Dec 12, 2017 – 6 pm New Media Projects The rapid economic and urban development of cities on the southern shore of the Persian Gulf during the past thirty years, such as in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, nurtured a […]

Open Cycle | Videos by Alireza Rofougaran

Open Cycle | Videos by Alireza Rofougaran New Media Projects Friday, Nov 23, 2017, 4-9 pm Thursday, Nov 30, 2017. 3-7 pm New Media Projects invites you to the open studio by Alireza Rofougaran. In open Cycle, he will shared some of his video works related to the city. Rofougaran writes: “In a certain time it starts from hearing, […]

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 […]

Animation, Experiment #2 | Somayeh Khakshoor

Animation, Experiment #2 | Abstract Animation-2 Nov 8 ,2017, 6 pm New Media Projects For the second session of “Animation; Experiment” series, following the theme of “Abstract Animation,” we will look at some videos by several artists in two divided parts; history and recent works. Together with Somayeh Khakshoor and Alireza Chitai, we will discuss visual music […]

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 #46 | Neil Van der Linden

New Media Talk series | Neil van Der Linden Black Indian Ocean music Sunday, Nov 10, 2017 | 6 pm Coming Sunday at New Media Projects, ” Neil Van der Linden ” will give a presentation named “Black Indian Ocean Music”. The presentation is about the influence of sub-Saharan African spiritual rites and music on […]

The Neighbors Think Nobody is Here

Object theater, “The Neighbors Think Nobody is Here” written and directed by Leyla Ahmadi and performed by Naghmeh Manavi will be on view for six nights, with the support of New Media Society – Tehran. This piece has been featured previously in the third Micro leev Festival. The statement which the group released for the […]

Hearing Eyes, Seeing Ears | Video Screening

Hearing Eyes, Seeing Ears A program from the 30th edition of Images Festival – Toronto New Media Projects Tuesday August 8th, 2017 | 7 pmCelebrating its 30th year, Images Festival presents a program of short films at New Media Society in Tehran. The Images Festival is a yearly event devoted to independent and experimental film, […]

Invisible Present Tense 2.0 | video program Kunstraum Potsdam

Invisible Present Tense 2.0 | video program Kunstraum Potsdam | July 16, 2017 | 4 pm | Parking Video Library with Nima Bahrehmand|Samira Hashemi|Atousa Bandeh|Rambod Vala|Sona Safaei Sooreh|Bahar Samadi|Bahareh Karamifar|Rasoul Ashtari|Hamed Sahihi|Aria Farajnezhad|Simin Yaghoubi|Ronak Moshtaghi|Aliyar Rasti |Sanaz Sohrabi| Mehdi Shiri The Invisible Present (tense) is an ongoing screening program selected from Parking video Library, The […]

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 #43 | Payam Mofidi

New Media Society & Assar Art Gallery present New Media Talk Series #43 | Payam Mofidi Variations on An Instrument of a Human Anatomy Sunday 7 May, 2017 6:30 pm New Media Projects On the occasion of Payam Mofidi’s recent solo exhibition at Assar art Gallery titled Variations on An Instrument of a Human Anatomy, […]

New Media Talk Series #41 | Neil van der Linden

New Media Projects – Tehran LIFE AFTER WAGNER Opera, art, and thinking, before and after Wagner. In January Neil van der Linden gave a talk on how Wagner’s music dramas, or rather his Total Work of Art, had influenced not only music but also art in general, including the cinema art that then yet had […]

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 […]

Local Access | Strolling along Kheradmand Avenue and further

Local Access Strolling along Kheradmand Avenue and further Curated by Helia Hamedani & Amirali Ghasemi Oraganized by New Media Society Simultaneous with the 7th edition of Limited Access Festival, We want to practice collectively a simple tryout: our local access to the locality here and now in Tehran. Therefore we asked our artist neighbors to […]

Walk Around New Media | Workshop by Helia Hamedani

Walk Around New Media,   From Berlin wall to the emergence of the Internet A two-day workshop by Helia Hamedani April 4 & April 10 6 – 8:30 pm New Media Projects In early April 2017, coinciding with the 7th edition of Limited Access festival, New Media Society starts its new series of Workshops. Walk […]

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 #37 | Aria Kasaei

A Decade of Pictorial Narrativity New Media Talk Series #37 | Aria Kasaei A Review on War, Revolution & Socio-political posters in IRAN 1975 – 1985 Sunday, February 19, 2017 –  7pm The talk will focus on review of political, social, revolutionary and Iran/Iraq War posters during 1977-1987 and various active orientations toward this period […]

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 […]

Rokhdad-e Tazeh Documentary 34: Khosrow Sinai

Rokhdad-e Tazeh Documentary hold its 34th Session in collaboration with Rybon Documentary, Studio 12 & New Media Society: 1st session from City and Urban Man Series 3 short films by Khosrow Sinai Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 – 6 pm Program: A sound that becomes antique 1966 Ars Poetica 1968 Sardi Ahan (1969) We will watch […]

Michał Szlaga ‚Theirs‘

New Media Society in collaboration with Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tehran present: Michał Szlaga ‚Theirs‘ Jan 20-24, 2017 New Media Projects – Tehran Opening: Friday Jan 20, 2017, 5-9 pm Curators: Patrycja Ryłko, Dorota Walentynowicz Guest screening by Paweł Althamer, Honorata Martin The exhibition‚ Theirs‘ involves different forms of artistic collaboration and […]

Tehrasfahan, sound installation by Leonie Roessler

Tuesday Jan 17, 2017 5-9 pm Tehrsfahan is a fixed media composition consisting of three parts: Isfahan, Tehrsfahan, and Tehran. Leonie recorded all the material used during her residency at New Media Society, where she spent two weeks as a guest artist/performer/teacher during the Limited Access Festival 6 in February of 2016. Isfahan and Tehran […]

Made up | Videos by Amirali Mohebbinejad

MADE UP A one-day open studio with Amirali Mohebbinejad New Media Projects – Tehran Amirali Mohebbi Nejad (b. 1981, Iranian) is a Tehran-based video artist, singer/songwriter, and photographer. His artistic journey has started with photography and music since 2001, followed experimentations in video and installation. He enthusiastically pursues his video practice ever since he made […]

New Media Talk Series #33 | Andreas Specht

New Media Society in collaboration with Noise Works presents New Media Talk Series #33 | Andreas Specht Memory in Circle Artist talk with Andreas Specht Wednesday, December 21, 2016 – 7pm New Media Projects Andreas Spechtl, born in Austria 1984, studied Media Science in Vienna and is currently living in Berlin. Now and then he […]

Parishani, a video program on Mental Distress

Parking video library in collaboration with New Media Society present Parishani A film and video program on Mental Distress Curated  by Amirali Ghasemi Friday, November 25, 2016 5-8 pm The program wishes to investigate Mental illnesses and its reflection in a gradient of works by Iranian artists from different disciplines, Using moving images. Ranging from […]

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 #30 | Julie De Clercq

Roots, through the eyes of filmmaker Julie De Clercq Saturday Nov 5, 2016 – 8 pm When can a movie been called a movie ? This is a question that I keep asking myself while making films  in different ways and contexts. In the past I made movies in the «‌classical way» which means WITH […]

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 […]

All Other Passports

New Media Society in collaboration with Parkingallery Projects presents All Other Passports The exhibition brings together artists living in various locations on the globe from Los Angeles to Isfahan and from Milan to Berlin. Platforms Project @ Art Athina Booth: P 35 Faliron Pavilion, Athens, Greece Athens 26-29 May, 2016 When one arrives at the […]

New Media Talk Series #23 | AIDIN BAGHERI

New Media Talk Series #23 New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Foundation City Walls, a film by Aidin Bagheri Wednesday, 27th April 2016 – 7 PM On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, “City Walls” a documentary film by Aidin Bagheri will be screened at Lajevardi Foundation from 7 pm, the event follows with a conversation between the director […]

3 Videos and few photo-based works of Amirali Ghasemi

Amirali Ghasemi, Curator / Media Artists and a founding member of New Media Society on Friday April 15, 2016 will exhibit few unseen/less seen projects such as Tehran Remixed: Party Series, Coffee-shop Ladies, White Reconstruction & Recent irritations together with three videos from the past years : Dancing Fan (1999), As Doctor prescribed (2009) and […]

Diagram-Making: Shirin Fahimi’s open studio

On Friday April 1st, 4-8 pm, New Media Projects will host an open studio with Shirin Fahmi (Montreal). She will present her diagrams, installation and screen her previous video works. Shirin Fahimi’s practice as a visual thinking process intends to traverse the distance between theoretical research and the process of art making through diagramming. Questioning […]

Checkpoint Poster

Checkpoint poster | New Media Projects Friday March 11, 2016, 5-8 pm New Media Project for the last time before Nowrouz opens its door to public for an exhibition by two Iranian designers Amir Moghtada & Saman Khosravi during the years have been designing cultural posters with exemplary passion and unique quality. Selflessly supporting independent […]

New Media Talk Series #21 | Erfan Abdi

Last day of Limited Access Festival at Aaran Projects, we will have a special guest Erfan Abdi will share his Notesaaz experience with us with a short performance at the end. Erfan Abdi (1983 – Tehran) is an artist, designer and performer based in The Hague, the Netherlands since 2009. He graduated from the Masters […]

New Media Talk Series #19 | Marika Kuzmicz

New Media Society & Limited Access Festival in collaboration with Aaran art Gallery and Polish Embassy in Tehran present: Polish Video Art (1973-1979) – Yet Unwritten Story Lectuer by Dr. Marika Kuzmicz Saturday 27 Feb, 2016. 6 – 7 PM Aaran Projects, room 2 Video art in Poland first emerged in the early 70s. Despite the […]

New Media Talk Series #17 | Sam Samiee

New Media Society and Lajevardi Foundation present New Media Talk Serie #17 | Sam Samiee Visual Ethics, Forgotten points in pedagogy of painting Sunday, Dec 27, 2015 – 6 pm The pedagogy of painting in Iran is directly under the influence of both the European painting tradition as well as modern and contemporary art pedagogy. […]

New Media Panel | Art in Public Space

New Media Society in collaboration with Aaran Gallery presents New Media Panel | Art In Public Space Round-table with Behzad Khosravi Noori, Neda Razavipour,Mohammad Motamedi, Abbas Badihi, Hooman Alizadeh & Zarvan Rouhbakhshan Sunday, Dec 7, 2015 6 pm.

Bits and Pieces

Bits And Pieces Group Exhibition at Aaran Gallery – Tehran Curated by Amirali Ghasemi 27.11.2015- 17.12.2015 Presenting works by: Talieh Kamran Jan Matavoussian Ardeshir Mohasses Participating Artists: Abbas Badihi- Amirali Mohebbinejad- Alireza Malekian- Ayeh Rahimi- Yousha Bashir Bahar Vafaei- Farshad Nekoumanesh – Hooman Alizadeh Sani- Tannaz Daneshmand- Kiyan Forouzesh – Maede Jenab – Mahtab Alizadeh- […]

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 […]

EFS Screening & Talk

EFS Screening & Talk Sep 19, 2015 Film Programme (Platform Darbast): 1_1/2 (2015) By Jann Clavadetscher / Switzerland-Ireland / 1min 2_Filament (2015) By Michael Higgins / Ireland / 1min 3_Out Of Service (2015) By Michael Higgins / Ireland / 5mins 4_Unknown (2015) By Dean Kavanagh / Ireland / 1min 5_Ornaments Of The Bone (2015) By […]

Light-Meter | Group Video Exhibition

Parking Project & New Media Society in Collaboration with Iranian Artists’ Forum Group Video Exhibition [light-meter] Videos from Parking Video Library curated by Amirali Ghasemi with works by Mohammad Abbasi, Rasoul Ashtary, Hadi Fallahpisheh, Mani Mazinani, Shirin Mohammad, Allahyar Najafi, Hamed Sahihi, Neda Zarfsaz & Mo H Zarei There are two ways of spreading light: […]

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 # 12 | Aftab Darvishi

New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Collection presents: New Media Talk Serie #12 | Aftab Darvishi Between the Sound and the Shadow In the 12th session of New Media Talk Series we have the chance to sit with Aftab Darvishi. She will talk about film music and her experiences in the field and her […]

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 Sound Session #10 | SpectroDue

New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Collection – Embassy of the republic of Poland in Tehran & SazBaz . A SOUNDWALK electro-acoustic performance of contemporary music What is a SOUNDWALK? It is a journey through the sounds, experiencing their slightest details in a nutshell, created by SpectroDuo (Martyna Kosecka and Idin Samimi Mofakham) with specially invited […]

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 # 8 | Sam (Siavash) Anvari

  New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Collection presents: New Media Talk Serie #8 | Sam (Siavash) Anvari P-English | Problems & Side Effects Along with the growth of the Internet and mobile technology in Iran, a mixed-sub language called, “P-English” by which chat and email users utilize Roman English characters to convey messages […]

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 # 4 | Marko Stamenkovic

New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Collection – Tehran present New Media Talk Serie # 4 | Marko Stamenkovic THE WORTHLESS COMMUNITY Global Necrocoloniality and Social Inclusion through Dying in Abandonment There is no shortage of ugliness in the world. If man closed his eyes to it, there would be even more. But man […]

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 […]

‘we rather look back to futures past’

Exhibition: ‘we rather look back to futures past’ | 6-11 MAR 2015 Lajevardi Collection and Polish Embassy in Tehran present ‘we rather look back to futures past’ Exhibition Curated by Patrycja Ryłko ​featuring works by Anna Ostoya, Alicja Karska / Aleksandra Went, Agnieszka Polska, Karol Radziszewski, Janek Simon, Michał Szlaga, Dorota Walentynowicz, Rafał Wilk & Ania […]

New Media Society in Stockholm

“Strangeness of Banality and other stories” New Media Society in Stockholm / 16-19 APR 2015 New Media Society/Parkingallery’s presence at Supermarket 2015 is cuarted by Behzad Khosravi Noori and Amirali Ghasemi with kind support of Aaran art gallery – Tehran.

Talk Series #2 : Sona Safaei Sooreh

Talk Series #2 : Sona Safaei Sooreh | 8 MAR 2014 Sona Safaei-­Sooreh is an interdisciplinary artist who was born in Tehran, Iran. She studied painting at Azad University and after graduating with a BFA She moved to Canada in July 2006. She is currently a student at OCAD University in Toronto. Safaei-­Sooreh has exhibited […]

Talk Series #1 : Bita Razavi

Talk Series #1 : Bita Razavi | 23 DEC 2014 Bita Razavi Born in Tehran in 1983, Bita Razavi lives and works in Helsinki and Metsakivi, Estonia. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Music from Tehran Art University and holds a Masters in Fine Art from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. While collective […]