Luminous Void

Semi- Dark Room is a group installation exhibition & performances landing at Aaran projects in the last days of Shahrivar (Mid September). It includes the installation experiences of three artists in the field of “Expanded Cinema”, “Performance Art” and “Moving images installations”: Atoosa Pourhosseini, Navid Salajegheh, Bahar Samadi.

Since 2014, experimental filmmaker Bahar Samadi and architect/ visual artist Navid Salajegheh have been working together and ran Studio 51. This exhibition presents their two personal and also two collaborative projects.

Ritual of Oblivion – 2015
Non-pacific coexistence of numbers and days – 2014

Bahar Samadi (b.1981, Tehran)is a Tehran- Paris based filmmaker. She studied architecture in Azad University of Art and Architecture in Tehran, Iran (2006) and have graduated in Filmmaking from EICAR university of Paris, France (2012).

Navid Salajegheh (b. 1981, Tehran) is a Paris-based architect, urbanist and visual artist. have studied MA in Architecture from Azad Art and Architecture university of Tehran and and graduated in “Architecture: city and urban project” from L’ecole nationale d’Architecture de Marseille, Marseille/France.

Atoosa Pour Hosseini (b. Tehran 1981) is an artist based in Dublin/ Ireland. She holds a MA in Fine Art Media from National College of Art and Design, Dublin (2014), as well as BA in Fine Art Painting at Azad University of Art and Architecture, Tehran (2007). She was awarded residency at the Guesthouse, Cork/ Ireland (2013), Amandus Adamson Studio Museum, Paldiski/ Estonia (2014), Lichtenberg Studios, Berlin/ Germany (2015), Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Monaghan/ Ireland (2015) and has received support for her practice from Culture Ireland and the Art council of Ireland.