Category: Open-studio

Videography Open-studio | led by Nazgol Emami


Summer School for Film, Video and New Media Presents:

Open Studio: Nazgol Emami

New Media Projects

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 | 6-9 pm

 

Nazgol Emami was born in Tehran in 1978. She lives and works as a filmmaker and media artist in Cologne. Nazgol holds a Master’s degree in Visual Communication from the University of Wuppertal and a diploma in Media Arts from the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.

Since her early career, she has been working as a graphic designer in motion design and a production manager, assistant director for various TV stations (WDR, the Kinderkanal, Disney Channel and Super RTL) and film productions. She created media workshops for children and youngsters on photography, film and animation techniques for museums, art institutions, and schools.

She has been making video design on stage for many theatre productions and musicians, across Germany, Austria, and Greece. Her work has been exhibited and screened in Iran, Turkey, Serbia, Brazil, France, and the US. Further, as an interdisciplinary artist, she engages in various forms of media such as video, animation, photography, design, and architecture in her projects. In her works, she focuses on socially relevant topics such as Identity, migration and working life. Her last short film “The magnifying glass” is an international project supported by the Goethe Institute, Amman. The film is part of the feature film project ›beyond borders – stories of freedom & friendship‹, which has merely aimed immigrant children around the globe as its audience. Since March 2018 “beyond borders” was premiered in German cinemas and was also shown in refugee camps.

 

New Media Projects – No. 3, Araabi 3 Alley, North Kheradmand St. Karimkhan Ave. Tehran 

Tel: 021 88829253

@NewMediaSociety

swim\او | An Open Studio by Setareh Fahtehi

Summer School for film, video and New Media presents:

An Open Studio by Setareh Fahtehi

New Media Projects

June 19, 2019

In her open studio at New Media Projects (swim\او) on June 19, 2019, Setareh Fatehi shared parts of her current researches which have been developed out of her online encounters with her family and friends during the past two years.

In explaining her project; she says “I use the practice of storytelling through screenshots and moving screens to highlight the effect of a temporal frame, focus, and opacity on how the image (story) of my body is pictured. I’ve been practicing choreography as the selection of some fragments from the moving images which are unusually meaningful (instead of useful) and desirable (instead of entertaining). These fragments are chosen and arranged to play with the illusion of coherence.