8 Sep—6 Nov 2022


Exhibition Bergen Assembly 2022: Yasmine and the Seven Faces of the Heptahedron


Bryggens Museum, Bergen





27—28 Aug 2022


Exhibition Spoiler Alert


BPA Raum, Berlin





20 Aug—11 Sep 2022


Exhibition Conversation Pit


Winona, Brussels





16 Jul–16 Sep 2022


Exhibition Grüße von Schäfersee


KSOIK, Berlin





15 Jul—13 Aug 2022


Exhibition Spatial Momentum


Haunt // Frontviews, Berlin





1 Jul 2022


Screening London Music Video Festival





1—31 May 2022


Exhibition Note Di Sguardi


Berlin Bibliothek am Wasserturm, Museum Pankow, Berlin & Giardino Lavinia Fontana, Bologna





7-13 Mar 2022


Screening Posenenske, Sabahi, Alÿs, Chang, Rainer (online)


CCA Berlin





18 Nov—7 Dec 2021


Porosity, exhibition section of Videograms Festival


Sodas 2123 Culture Centre, Vilnius





12 Nov 2021–18 Apr 2022


Exhibition Experiences of Oil


Kunstmuseum Stavanger





23 Oct 2021–13 Feb 2022


Exhibition Marina Pinsky: Circuit, Europalia Arts Festival


Former Train Museum, Station Brussel-Noord, Brussels





7 Oct 2021, 7:30pm


Screening: Copenhagen Architecture Festival


Cinemateket, Copenhagen





4 Sep 2021–9 Jan 2022


Exhibition Oil. Beauty and Horror in the Petrol Age


Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg





15 Sep—15 Oct 2021


Screening A Slight Shift of Angle, a program by Noor Abed on aashra (online)


Ashkal Alwan, Beirut





27 Aug 2021, 12am


Screening BPA Summer Special at Video Art at Midnight


Kino Babylon, Berlin





21 Aug–19 Sep 2021


Exhibition BPA 2021


KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin





16 Jul 2021, 10:30am


Artist talk Friday Forum


Victoria & Albert Museum, London





17 May 2021, 5pm


Artist talk Shirin Sabahi: Obergeschoss at BPA Talks (online)


KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin





29 Mar 2021–ongoing


Landing (2018, 21′) is available for streaming in Canada for subscribers. is a new national streaming platform initiated by the Festival International du Film sur l’Art (Le FiFA), Montreal.





25 Oct 2020


Trondheim Architecture Film Festival





25—26 Sep 2020, 4pm


Screening Breathing Out of School, RAW Académie at Bétonsalon


Bétonsalon – Center for Art and Research, Paris





23 Sep 2020, 6pm

Kaunas International Film Festival

Borrowed Scenery (2017, 15′) and Mouthful (2018, 36′) will screen at the Kaunas International Film Festival as part of the double screening programme Data and Dirt. Matter as a Historical Body with films by Filipa César and Shirin Sabahi, curated by Viktorija Šiaulytė.


Romuva Cinema, Kaunas





8 Sep 2020—end of the year/pandemic




Berghain, Berlin





1–30 Jun 2020


Mouthful (2018, 36’) streams on Ashkal Alwan’s video streaming platform aashra. Curated by Christine Tohme


Ashkal Alwan, Beirut





1–24 Jun 2020


Borrowed Scenery (2017, 15′) will screen at Screen: Art Viewer’s Online Screening Series
. A program curated by Elise Lammer





21 Feb — 28 Mar 2020


Exhibition Bleibt’s bei heute?


oqbo | raum für bild wort ton, Berlin




12 Feb 2020, 7pm


Listening session PLACES: Plano B  with Vijai Patchineelam


TIER—The Institute of Endotic Research, Berlin





15 Jan 2020, 7pm


Pocket Folklore: Screening and Book Launch with artist Shirin Sabahi
, followed by a conversation with Antonia Alampi and Edit Molnár


Savvy Contemporary, Berlin





19 Dec 2019, 7pm


Artist Talk at Extra Academy lecture series, introduction by Vijai Patchineelam


Het Bos, Antwerp


Extra Academy organizes an open program of lectures, performances, workshops and screenings around artistic practice, reflection and research. It is an alliance between the Academy of Fine Arts, Sint Lucas School of Arts and Het Bos, curated by artists Nico Dockx and Steve Van den Bosch.





10 Oct 2019, 8pm


Artist Talk at KASKlezing, a lecture series curated by Godart Bakkers


KASK, Campus Bijloke – Cirque, Gent





24–27 Oct 2019


Landing (2018, 21′) screens at Milano Design Film Festival.





16–20 Oct 2019


Landing (2018, 21′) screens at Lund International Architecture Film Festival.





25–29 Sep 2019


Landing (2018, 21′) screens at Seoul International Architecture Film Festival.





24 Aug 2019, 7-10pm


Solo exhibition Exercise in Spring (Berlin Edition)


Longue Road Projects, Oslo





18 Jul 2019, 7:30pm


Reading PLACES: Fischerinsel with Inger Wold Lund


Books People Places, Berlin





Jun 2019


Landing (2018, 21′) won the best experimental film at Lisbon Architecture Film Festival and the best short film at Asolo Art Film Festival.





25 Apr 2019, 12pm


Mouthful (2018, 36′) screens at European Media Art Festival (EMAF), at Lagerhalle, Osnabrück.





24 Mar–2 Apr 2019


Film Program Shirin Sabahi, with a conversation between Murtaza Vali and Shirin Sabahi on March 30 as part of Crude Symposium.


Art Jameel Center, Dubai




24-26 Mar 2019


Landing (2018, 21′) and Mouthful (2018, 36′) screen at Montréal International Festival of Films on Art (LeFiFA)


Landing: 24 Mar, 12:30 at Centre Canadien d’Architecture and 26 Mar, 17:30 at Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin


Mouthful: March 24, 17:45 at Concordia – J.A. de Sève, LB-125, Pavillon J. W. McConnell





15–17 Feb 2019


Screening Moves #200-202


ITALIC, Berlin





15 Feb–12 May 2019


Exhibition Itinerarios XXV


Centro Botín, Santander





18 Jan—30 Mar 2019


Exhibition When Legacies Become Debt


The Mosaic Rooms, London





21–26 Dec 2018


Screening Difficult to See, a week-long workshop by Vijai Patchineelam and Aveek Sen


CONA Foundation, Mumbai





4 Jul–30 Sep 2018


Solo Exhibition Shirin Sabahi: Borrowed Scenery


Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art, Oldenburg





12 May–2 Sep 2018


Exhibition David Chipperfield Architects Works 2018


Basilica Palladiana, Vicenzia





7 Feb 2018, 7:30pm


Artist talk PLACES: Moerenuma Park by Andrea Canepa


Books People Places, Berlin