PRAKSIS Lecture // Behzad Khosravi-Noori

BEHZAD KHOSRAVI-NOORI // THE OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR

Behzad Khosravi-Noori will discuss the notion of translatability in relation to state apparatuses, arguing for microhistory in connection to hyper-politicized time, place and body from an individual level through to the structural in artistic praxis.

This talk is part of the Cultural Mistranslations residency, a collaboration between PRAKSIS and Kunstnernes Hus. An optional follow on workshop will be held on the 25th at Notam (Sandakerveien 24D, Bygg F3, 0473 Oslo) — please see our event ‘Five Seconds of Silence’.

Behzad Khosravi-Noori (1976, Tehran) is an artist and writer based in Stockholm and Tehran. By using micro history as a method of exploration, his research based work investigates cultural phenomena and political representation within hyper-politicised time, place, and body within the realm contemporary art. Khosravi-Noori graduated from the Tarbiat Modares University in Tehran, with a Master in Motion Picture and a Master in Art in Public Realm at Konstfack University College of Art and Design, Stockholm. Currently he is a PhD Candidate at Konstfack within the department of Fine Art.

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