"In the Fields of Empty Days" @LACMA

SELECTED LECTURES

2018           UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES, January. LA, CA

2016           HARVARD UNIVERISTY, November. Cambridge, MA

2016           UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, October. Los Angeles, CA

2016           RESIDENCY UNLIMITED, July. Brooklyn, NY

2015           STANFORD UNIVERSITY, November. Stanford, CA

2015           HARVARD UNIVERISTY, November. Cambridge, MA

2015           SCHOOL OF MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, October. Cambridge, MA

                              

SELECTED PRESS

2018          LACMA PRESS - IN THE FIELDS OF EMPTY DAYS: THE INTERSECTION OF PAST AND PRESENT IN IRANIAN ART

2018           LOS ANGELES TIMES – IRANIAN ARTIST POUYA AFSHAR’S ‘EN MASSE’ IS A MEDITATION ON MOURNING, By Deborah Vankin, Jan 23, Los Angeles, CA

2018           KAYHAN LIFE – MENTO’S DEATH LA ART EXHIBITION BY POUYA AFSHAR, By Fred Parvaneh, Jan 21. Los Angeles, CA

                   

2018           LA REVIEW OF BOOKS – WHEN ART BECOMES CATHARSIS: EN MASSE AT THE SPACE BY ADVOCARTSY, By Melissa Karlin, Jan 24. Los Angeles, CA

2018           LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE - 11 BEST THINGS TO DO IN L.A. IN JANUARY, By Marielle Wakim. January 3. Los Angeles, CA

2017          AFP (FRENCH PRESS AGENCY), IRAN’S BLOOMING ART SCENE: A BUBBLE OF HOPE, Erick Randolph| October 1. Tehran, Tehran

2017          ART DAILY - ARTNET FOCUSES ON ART IN THE MIDDLE EAST: 1950S TO THE PRESENT, July 8. NY, NY

2017           HARPZERBAAAR MAGAZINE – ARTNET’S FIFTH MIDDLE EASTERN ART AUCTION, July 2. UAE

2017           GOLFTODAY NEWS – ARTNET’S CONTEMPORARY MIDDLE EASTERN ART. Muhammad Yusuf | February 17. UAE

       

2017            HARPERBAZAAR MAGAZINE – ARTNET LAUNCHES MIDDLE EASTERN ART AUCTIONS. March 17. UAE

                    

2016            LOWELL SUN – UMASS GRANT TO HELP LOWELL KIDS LEARN FOLK TALES OF SOUTHEAST ASIA; ONE OF THREE ‘CREATIVE ECONOMY’ AWARDS. Amelia Pak-Harvey | October 10th. Lowell, Massachusetts

2016            BOSTON GLOBE - UMASS LOWELL FACULTY MEMBERS INVEST IN COMMUNITY PROJECTS. Brenda J. Buote | September 16th. Boston, Massachusetts

                

2016            UMASS LOWELL NEWS - ANIMATION GETS PERSONAL FOR PROFESSOR. Sheila Eppolito | June. Lowell, Massachusetts

2016            UMASS LOWELL NEWS - THREE PROJECTS WIN CREATIVE ECONOMY GRANTS. Katharine Webster | June. Lowell, Massachusetts

          

2016            UN-FRAMED – Q&A WITH POUYA AFSHAR, ON ROSTAM IN WONDERLAND - by Stephanie Sykes | April. Los Angeles, California

2016            AARAN GALLERY’S ‘SHAHNAMEH, THE PERPETUAL NARRATIVE’ – by Akram Ahmadi Tavana | March. Tehran, Iran

Mention and visual citation of ‘Installation for Seven Conquests of Story’ in Aaran Gallery’s booklet and catalogue.

Mention and visual citation of ‘Rostam in Wonderland’ in Aaran Gallery’s booklet and catalogue.

 

2016            PEMBROKE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY / ‘SHAHNAMEH IN IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY ART’ – by Firouza Melville | March. UK

Mention and visual citation of ‘Installation for Seven Conquests of Story’ in the author’s research paper for ‘Shahnameh Center for Persian Studies’, Pembroke College, Cambridge University.