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Framer Framed

Babak Golkar, Throw(n) (2014), Video projection and audience participation. Installation view, courtesy of Sazmanab - Ab/Anbar Centre for Contemporary Art, Tehran

17 Mar 2015 – 20:00

Lectures: contemporary art in Iran

Time 20.00 Location Framer Framed in the Tolhuistuin IJpromenade 2 1031 KT Amsterdam Route Framer Framed at Tolhuistuin is reachable from Amsterdam Centraal Station with the ferry ‘Buiksloterweg’. The entrance is located directly at the IJ river bank, the exhibition space is located on the first floor, next to restaurant THT. Entrance Free admission Please register by sending an e-mail to reserveren@framerframed.nl

Two Lectures: A Glimpse of the Notion of History in Contemporary Iranian Art: From Correction and Revision of Past to Temporal In-Betweenness, by Hamid Severi (Iran) and Works of Art: Field of Discursive Struggle by Farzan Sojoodi (Iran).

Lectures by two renowned art researchers from Iran: Severi has worked for the Contemporary Art Museum of Teheran, Magic of Persia and SOAS University, London. Sojoodi is a professor at the Art University of Tehran – he specializes in contemporary art as it relates to postcolonial theory, linguistics and discourse analysis.

The lectureres will be introduced by curator Elham Puriyamehr. Moderator of the discussion will be author Chris Keulemans.

Entry 20.00; free entry.

Iran /


Exhibition: Crisis of History #3 - Beyond History

Curated by Robert Kluiver and Elham Puriyamehr


Program surrounding the Crisis of History #3 exhibition
During the exhibition Crisis of History #3 - Beyond History there will be a special event on every Tuesday night with film screenings, lectures and guided tours.


Farzan Sojoodi

Professor in linguistics & semiotics
Source: Hseveri.com

Hamid Severi

Art historian, writer, curator

Elham Puriyamehr

Curator, PhD student