Portals

Portals are gold shipping containers with immersive audio and video technology inside. When you enter one, you come face-to-face with someone in the other container, full-body, and the two converse live as if in the same room. By conversing through a Portal, participants step out of their daily routines and their comfort zones. Away from…View project Portals

THE FLAG: Instruction Manual #2

THE FLAG: Instruction Manual #2, was a collaboration between London based artist Carlos Noronha Feio, curator Daria Kirsanova and Tehran based artist/curator Sohrab Kashani. This exhibition is the second interpretation of the project the first one being the performance Instruction Manual Number One: Washing the Flags for a Peaceful Revolution in Vienna in December 2011.…View project THE FLAG: Instruction Manual #2

The Foreigner

For over three months, everyday citizens in Cleveland, San Diego, Pittsburgh and Cambridge functioned as real-time local avatars for Sohrab Kashani in Iran. Through simple, mobile technology each avatar was connected live to Kashani in Tehran. Kashani spoke only to the avatar (through an ear piece) and directed them in who to approach and what…View project The Foreigner

aether9

aether9 was a collaborative art project exploring the field of real-time video transmission. It was initiated in May 2007 during a workshop at the Mapping Festival in Geneva, Switzerland. Developed by an international group of visual artists and collectives working in different locations and communicating solely through the Internet, aether9 was a framework for networked…View project aether9

Conflict Kitchen

Conflict Kitchen, founded in 2010 by Jon Rubin and Dawn Weleski, was a restaurant in Pittsburgh that served cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict. Each Conflict Kitchen iteration was augmented by events, performances, publications, and discussions that seeked to expand the engagement the public has with the culture, politics, and…View project Conflict Kitchen

Ghana ThinkTank

Ghana ThinkTank is an international collective that “develops the first world” by flipping traditional power dynamics, allowing the “third world” to intervene into the lives of the people living in the so-called “developed” world. Ghana ThinkTank collects problems from communities throughout the USA and Europe, and send them to think tanks created in “developing” communities.…View project Ghana ThinkTank