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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer School of Moving Images

New media society is pleased to announce its first [summer] School of Moving Images to be held in June and July 2018. New Media projects in collaboration with the Cultural Section of the German Embassy, Goethe Institute, and Austrian Cultural Forum in Tehran (OKF) will host a series of seminars, workshops, screenings, and talks together with artists, filmmakers, and lecturers from Iran and abroad.

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 #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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Media Talk Series #34 | Michel Dewilde

New Media Society in collaboration with the architecture and urbanism circle at T-Moca Present Art and Public Space in a Liquid World. A talk by Michel DewildeJan 31, 2017, 5 pmCinematheque of Tehran Museum of Contemporary arts – Tehran Since the sixties, contemporary artists have had different motivations to venture into the realm of public space and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]