Art as Archive, Artist as Archivist
Friday, March 25, 5:00–7:00 pm
NYU Abu Dhabi
19 Washington Square North
Speakers Taraneh Hemami, visual artist, San Francisco, and Azin Feizabadi, visual artist, Berlin, will discuss making work born from an archival impulse. Organized by Narges Bajoghli and Leili Sreberny-Mohammedi, PhD candidates in Sociocultural Anthropology, NYU. In Iran: Animating the Archive, A Series of Symposia on Iranian Cultural History at NYU. Information:www.iranarchives.org/schedule.html
Co-sponsored by NYU’s Iranian Studies Initiative; Center for Media, Culture, and History; Visual Arts Initiative, NYU Arts Council; Department of Anthropology; Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies; and Grey Art Gallery; and Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB), a community organization.
Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited. All programs are subject to change.
Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery January 12–April 2, 2016.
For more information on the exhibition,
please visit greyartgallery.nyu.edu