Sazmanab ProjectTehran Province, Tehran, District 6, Moayyer، S Mofatteh St, Iran
Sazmanab is an independent non-profit art space in Iran established in 2009. Sazmanab supports artistic work in a wide range of media through exhibitions and events, residencies for artists and curators, educational initiatives, talks and publications. By establishing local and international relationships, as well as diversifying both the practitioners and audiences of contemporary art, Sazmanab aims to support and expand the knowledge, appreciation and practice of contemporary arts in Iran and to promote Iranian arts and artists locally and internationally through its programming and outreach activities. Sazmanab is located in north-west of Tehran’s Sadeghiyeh district. The exhibitions feature the work of emerging artists alongside those who are internationally recognized. Sazmanab regularly holds talks, presentations, panels, lectures and hosts screenings, film premieres and book launches. Sazmanab collaborates and partners with institutions and arts professionals both regionally and internationally to create exhibitions, hold events, share resources, and facilitate artist exchanges. Each year, several international artists and curators hold residencies at Sazmanab, working at the studio on the Sazmanab’s premises and pursuing independent projects in the city. Visiting artists and curators often make exhibitions, presentations and lead workshops during their stay. Sazmanab has initiated numerous sub-projects, beginning with Sazmanab TV, online television featuring Iranian arts and artists in 2011. Lost&Found in Tehran, a databank of video art of Iran, is dedicated to the promotion, stewardship, and preservation of the works. It will also provide an art historical and cultural framework for the collection, with related activities that will include extensive online resources, educational initiatives, and public programs.