Exhibition

Glitch: Pixel Language

25 Dec 2020 – 11 Mar 2021

Regular hours

Friday
14:00 – 19:00
Saturday
14:00 – 19:00
Sunday
14:00 – 19:00
Monday
14:00 – 19:00
Tuesday
14:00 – 19:00
Wednesday
14:00 – 19:00
Thursday
14:00 – 19:00

Free admission

Bavan Gallery

Tehran
Tehran Province, Iran

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Platform 101 is holding the first Glitch Video Art Group Exhibition in Iran, entitled Glitch: Pixel Language, curated by Mohammad-Ali Famori and Sadeq Majlesi, featuring 27 glitch artists for 11 weeks.

About

A group video art exhibition titled ‘Glitch Art: Pixel Language,’ curated by Mohammad-Ali Famori and Sadeq Majlesi, will open on December 25 at Bavan Gallery in Tehran and will continue through March 12. 

After holding the first group photo exhibition tour entitled ‘Definite Moment’ in 2018 in six galleries in Tehran and Isfahan, Platform 101, a nonprofit and independent art institution, prepared a plan to hold a glitch video art exhibition.

Speaking about the exhibition, Famori said that technological errors that are the product of defects in digital devices give us incomplete images. These incomplete and intertwined lines of video and audio make up the glitch art pixel and digital motifs. In the process of creating glitch work, on the one hand, the artist relies on the digital broadcaster as a medium, and on the other hand, there is artist, and the third side addresses the interpretation of the digital art by the audience.

Glitch is a genre in visual art that has the potential to become a tangible language for all human beings to reach a single concept of digital art.

In art, glitch is a discourse that confirms movement from the whole to the part and consequently from the part to the whole.

In this exhibition, 27 glitch artists create works to identify the value and identity of pixels, so that they can force the pixel language in our minds to reread.

During the 11-week exhibition, every Friday, the artworks of two artists will be exhibited for seven days.

Curators

Sadeq Majlesipour

Mohammad Ali Famori

Exhibiting artists

Vahid Qaderi

Parisa Pakzamir

Hossein Pouresmeil

Suture

Sadeq Majlesipour

Nazila Karimi

Behrouz Farahani

Nikzad Arabshahi

Diyu Fang

Arezou Ramezani

Arezou Ramezani

Neda Dastafkan

Shahab Shahali

Mohammad Ali Famori

Reza Famori

Golnaz Behrouznia

Sina Kiadaliri

Razieh Kooshki

Parnian Donyari

Sabato Vissconti

Shalala Salamzadeh

Elnaz Mohammadi

Nima Mansoury

Francesco Corvi

Arash Masoum

Franco Palioff

Erfan Ashourian

Abarca

Taking part

Platform 101

Platform 101

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