TVDinner

When 30 Jul 2011 - 30 Nov 2011
Where IM International
108-59 Roosevelt Avenue
Queens, NY 11368
United States
Enquiry 718 424 6502

July 30 – November 30 2011

Opening Reception: July 30, 3-7pm

Press Release:

TVDinner is a public art project in New York City opening on July 30th with a screening of videos from the US-sanctioned countries at Immigrant Movement International and continuing at cafes and restaurants that serve food of these countries, through November 2011. TVDinner is an iteration of BBCCCIILNSSSZ/////, a database of video art from and in relation to the US-sanctioned countries that succeeds SanctionedArray, a project by
SpecifyOthers produced in response to restrictions of video submissions to the Guggenheim Museum and YouTube╩╝s Play biennial 2010.

Selections curated by Amirali Ghasemi (Iran), Sohrab Kashani (Iran), Shireen Naziree (Burma); Lena Prents (Belarus); Aneta Szylak and Hiwa K. (Iraqi Kurdistan); and Sandra Skurvida (Iran and Iraq) are presented; selections by Abir Boukhari (Syria), Yu Yeon Kim (North Korea), and Vitshois Mwilambwe Bondo (Congo), as well as selections from and in relation to Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Lebanon, Somalia, Sudan, and Zimbabwe shall be added through 2012. TVDinner guest is Larissa Sansour from Palestine.

Featured artists are: Sherko Abbas, Erfan Abdi, Mehrdad Afsari, Tara Najd Ahmadi, Mojtaba Amini, Bahar Behbahani, Negar Behbahani, Wafaa Bilal, Nisrine Boukhari, Skirwan Can, caraballo-farman, Anna Chkolnikova, Gohar Dashti, Samira Eskandarfar, Shirwan Fatih, Amirali Ghasemi, Haleh Ghasemi, Ghazaleh Hedayat, Farid Jafari Samarghandi, Hiwa K., Poshya Kakil, Behnam Kamrani, Simin Keramati, Khosro Khosravi, Htein Lin, Rozhgar Mahmud Mustafa, Marina Naprushkina, Nosrat Nosratian, Nassrin Nasser, Aliyar Rasti, Horen Gharib Rauf, Neda Razavipoor, Shirin Sabahi, Sona Safaei, Niyaz Saghari, Hamed Sahihi, Larissa Sansour, Rozita Sharafjahan, Chaw Ei Thein, and Maxim Tyminko.

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