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Ayat Najafi & Sarah Maske: Sandstorm – And Then There Was Dust (2021)



Galerie im Körnerpark

03.09. –


Sand covers everything, bringing life in public space to a standstill. Sandstorms are one of the manifestations of ecological processes in the Mesopotamian region that are discussed in this intermedia exhibition dialogue between seven artists and collectives from Iran, Iraq and Turkey. What are the consequences of human interventions for human and non-human actors?
Artists: Kerem Ozan Bayraktar, birbuçuk collective, Sinem Dişli, Negar Farajiani, Ayat Najafi, Mahmoud Obaidi, Tehran Platform
Exhibition opening times: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Opening of the exhibition: September 2, 2021, 6 p.m.
Duration: 3.9.2021–14.11.2021
Framework program for the exhibition:
(All events take place in English, admission is free)
4.9.2021, 3 p.m.
Bodies of Dust – artist talk with Kerem Ozan Bayraktar and Sinem Dişli moderated by Sarah Maske
11.9.2021, 6 p.m.
A Spreading, Creeping Saturation – Lecture by Jesi Khadivi
5.10.2021, 6.00 p.m.
Because Gilgamesh Stole My Water – Performance by Ayat Najafi
31.10.2021, 3 p.m.
10 Years Tehran Monoxide – Book presentation with Negar Farajiani moderated by Sarah Maske
2.11.2021, 6 p.m.
Digital Representation of Cultural Heritage in Art, Design, and Architecture – Artist talk with Tehran Platform moderated by Sarah Maske