Held at the TECH_FAC New Media Arts Museum in Tehran, this dynamic exhibition will feature video and video installation works from acclaimed artists hailing from Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, and Chile, alongside a compelling collection of 13 video artworks by Iranian new media artists.
The Latin American artists on the invitee list include renowned names such as Gabriela Golder, Kika Nicolau, Eder Santos, Lucas Bambozzi, Enrique Ramirez, and Usurla San Cristobal, curated by Gabriel Soucheyre. In addition, the event will showcase works from Elcio Miazaki, Ana-Paula Mathyas, Isabel Rodriguez Ramos, and Franco Palioff as part of the collection.
Iranian artists joining the exhibition include Behnam Kamrani, Mehrnoosh Roshanaei, Shirin Abedinirad, Dorsa Basij, Melina Clade, Mohammadi Ali Famori, Sadeq Majlesi, Rosie Taheri, Babak Sepanta, Arezou Ramezani, Soheil Kheirabadi, Samira Pahlavani, Elham Kazemi, and Elmira Abolhasani.
The curatorial team for the 2nd Annual IROMEDIA event boasts an international blend of talent, featuring Gabriel Soucheyre (Permanent Co-Curator of IROMEDIA and Founder & Director of the International VIDEOFORMES Digital Arts Festival in France), Saeed Khavar Nejad (Curator and Founder of IROMEDIA Platform & Artistic Director of SAFPEM Institute), Giovanna Rombaldi (Co-Founder & Director of The Double Face/TDF in Europe and Brazil), Carola Del Pizzo, and Marta Blanchietti (Directors of Exoart_Lab Society in Italy), and Monika Gille (SAFPEM Coordinator in Europe).
This year's IROMEDIA event will also showcase NFT art from internationally renowned artists like Patrick Amadon, PHO (Photonisdead), Joe Pease, and Ali Sabet, with all NFT works licensed by the International IROMEDIA Platform and Middle East & Europe Specified Institute of Contemporary Arts (SAFPEM). The artistic direction for the NFT department is under the guidance of Ali Sharafi, Ehsan Nasri, and PIRArt Studio in Germany.
Spanning over 2,400 square meters at the TECH-FAC Center, the 2nd Annual IROMEDIA event is made possible through the support of the DAS Foundation. TECH-FAC will serve as a specialized hub for local, regional, and international digital art and new media events.
The first opening ceremony took place on Friday, September 1, 2023 and the 2nd opening ceremony is scheduled for Friday, September 8, 2023 in the exhibition hall of TECH-FAC