Author Archives: Shirin

Plinth

Plinth (Andrea) (left), Plinth (Saâdane) (right). 115 x 47 x 31 cm and 113 x 31 x 26 cm Plinth (Angela). 162 x 50 x 41 cm Exhibition:BPA Exhibition, KW Berlin (2021) Installation views KW Berlin (2021), photos by Frank … Continue reading

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Dissent / Chapter 7

Music video for Moritz von Oswald Trio feat. Laurel Halo & Heinrich Köbberling Filmed by Faraz Fesharaki and Shirin SabahiFeaturing Amigo von LawsonProps: Ran Chai Bar-zviPost production: Fabian Willi Simon Screening:Video Art at Midnight, Kino Babylon (Berlin 2021), a film … Continue reading

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Lung

Exhibition:Studio Berlin, Berghain (2020)

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Breath

Exhibitions: Bleibt´s bei heute?, Oqbo Raum für Bild Wort Ton (Berlin 2020) Exercise in Spring, Longue Road Projects (Oslo 2019, solo) Installation view Longue Road Projects (Oslo 2019)

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Pocket Folklore (Publication)

Published by: Edith-Russ-Haus (Oldenburg), Roma Publications (Amsterdam) With contributions by: Negar Azimi, Media Farzin, Farnoosh Fathi, David Galloway, Adam Kleinman, Edit Molnár, Shirin Sabahi, Sissel Tolaas Design: Louis Lüthi

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Pocket Folklore

The vitrines contain various objects fished out of the oil pool sculpture Matter and Mind by Noriyuki Haraguchi, permanently installed in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art since 1977. The objects are said to be thrown by visitors and the museum … Continue reading

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Mouthful

Featuring: Noriyuki Haraguchi, Farzin Bonakdar, and the staff of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Director of Photography: Faraz Fesharaki Sound Recordist: Ali Nemati Production Manager: Nazanin Oghanian Sound Mix: Jochen Jessuzek Translation: Maiko Itagaki Typography: Oliver Spieker Filmed on … Continue reading

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Borrowed Scenery

Featuring: Noriyuki Haraguchi Edited by: Joji Koyama, Shirin Sabahi Sound Design & Mix: Jamie Teasdale, Jochen Jessuzek Translation: Akiko Tamaki, Fumiko Uchiyama Typography: Oliver Spieker Supported by: Berlin Senate for the Arts, Edith-Russ-Haus, Tokyo Arts & Space Exhibitions: Itinerarios XXV, … Continue reading

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Landing

Featuring: Daekwang Lee, Riccardo Mariano Voice Over: David Chipperfield Director of Photography: Albrecht von Grünhagen Sound Design & Mix: Jochen Jezussek Typeface: Sascha Lobe, L2M3 Commissioned by: David Chipperfield Architects Berlin Awards: Best short film, Asolo Art Film Festival (2019) … Continue reading

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Window Session

Window Session (Dorotheergasse 12, 1010 Wien) 2017 In-situ window installation, vinyl sheets Dimensions variable Window Session (1/7, Charkh-Ab st. Ferdowsi st, Isfahan) 2017 In-situ window installation with Washi tapes of variable length Window Session (46 Khosrow Alley, Villa St., 1698814315 … Continue reading

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Architect (Poster)

Originally screen print on 300 gsm paper, edition of 30 in each language, numbered, 50 x 70 cm. The poster assembles idiomatic expressions which are linked to the word “architect” in English and Farsi. The spectrum of words, which form … Continue reading

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Mint Condition

Poem by Farnoosh Fathi Voice over: Roberto Santaguida Sound design: Sam Lubicz Sound edit & mix: Jamie Teasdale X-ray footage: Fabien Léonard Colour corrected by Joji Koyama

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But You’ve Said You Enjoyed Being a Pariah (Curtain)

Exhibitions:medium is a mess, Charim Galerie (Vienna 2017, duo exhibition w. Dominik Steiger)The Hot Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner (Copenhagen 2015)But You’ve Said You Enjoyed Being a Pariah, De Hallen (Bruges 2014, solo) Installation views Charim Galerie (Vienna 2017)

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Muted Fanfare for the Shy

  Title from Farnoosh Fathi’s book of poems Great Guns (Canarium Books: 2013) Thanks to Lutz Reitemeier, Stephan Pohl, Roberto Santaguida, Jochen Hetterich Exhibitions: Borrowed Scenery, Edith-Russ-Haus (Oldenburg 2018, solo) The Hot Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner (Copenhagen 2015) Muted Fanfare … Continue reading

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Muted Fanfare for the Shy (Prop)

The sculpture is a replica of a greenhouse blind made of a piece of a used blind, installed in one of the greenhouses in Wilhelma botanical garden in Stuttgart, where the eponymous film was shot. The curtain opens and closes … Continue reading

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We Fell Into The Water Staying Dry

Installation view We Fell Into The Water Staying Dry + We Came Here to Swim Featuring: Burkhard Moritz Camera: Roberto Santaguida Suppoted by: Danish Arts Council, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Kuenstlerhaus Stuttgart Screenings: Moves #200-202, Image Movement at ITALIC (Berlin 2019) … Continue reading

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We Came Here to Swim

Installation view We Fell Into The Water Staying Dry + We Came Here to Swim together Featuring: Rita Wagner Camera: Roberto Santaguida Production Assistant: Juliane Beck Supported by: Danish Arts Council, Akademie Schloss Solitude Thanks to Lutz Reitemeier, Basir Mahmoud, … Continue reading

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Seven Bridges of Koenigsberg

Seven Bridges of Koenigsberg (Addendum), realized for the exhibition Apparatus Cristicus (Kuenstlerhaus Stuttgart, 2013) Seven Bridges of Koenigsberg (Addendum II), realized for the exhibition But You’ve Said You Enjoyed Being a Pariah (De Hallen Bruges, 2014) The series of drawings, … Continue reading

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Man I Love … & Maybe … Man Loves I … & Maybe … Man I Love

Featuring: Hans Egede Scherer Installation Documentation by Michael Heilgemeir

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Nosferatu in Flight

Download the subtitle on Pirate Bay or Subscene Screenings:Overgaden at Armory Show (New York 2012)Interferences, Student Lounge CCS Bard (New York 2012)If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller, Casa Ramalhete (Belo Horizonte 2011)  

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Expired Monument

A film by: Maija Rudovska & Shirin Sabahi Latvian Text by: Maija Rudovska Editted by: Shirin Sabahi Director of Photography: Marcis Abele, Maris Zommers Voice Over: Agnese Karklina Sound Recording: Mute Studio, Riga Translation: Andris Mellakauls, Iliana Veinberga Supported by: … Continue reading

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Untitled (District Sixteen)

Installation view of Untitled (District Sixteen) & Swede Home together at Royal College of Art (London 2011): See also Swede Home

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Swede Home

Watch The Video Installation view of Swede Home & Untitled (District Sixteen) together at Royal College of Art (London 2011): Swede Home is made up of footage shot by a Swedish engineer Jan Edman (1928). Edman travelled to Iran about … Continue reading

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