#AsYouScrollDown (2014)

Morehshin Allahyari’s record store, #AsYouScrollDown is a digital and analogue archive; 100 tweets and series of images are gathered to re-visit the 2009-2010 protests in Iran known as the Green Movement. The audience is invited to move through the store

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Dark Matter (Second Series 2014-2015)

Commissioned by Forever Now to be gifted to NASA (to take to the International Space Station) and a second copy to be taken on the next inter-stellar mission. (Launch Party, January 2015, Australia). See more here —>http://forevernow.me/ 

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Like Pearls (2014)

“Like Pearls” is a mash-up of sex and romance collected from my Farsi email spam and online underwear stores based in Iran. I manipulated and layered GIFs such as hearts, flowers, candles, birds, and butterflies on top of digital advertisements

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Dark Matter (First Series-2014)

“Dark Matter” is a series of combined, sculptural objects modeled in Maya and 3D printed to form humorous juxtapositions.; The objects chosen for the first series are the objects/things that are forbidden or un-welcome in Iran by the government. The

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بیت بر ثانیه-Bitrates (2014)

  ///Exhibition’s Catalogue —–> Bitrates Bitrates is the first New Media Art exhibition in the city of Shiraz in Iran, curated and organized by artists Morehshin Allahyari and Mani Nilchiani, hosted by Dar-ol-Hokoomeh Project at Shiraz Artist House. With a vision

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“The Paintings of *George W Bush” (2014)

On April 5, 2014, George W Bush’s first public art exhibition was celebrated at his presidential library and museum in Dallas, Texas. The artists’ residency and art space known as CentralTrak, also in Dallas, Texas presented a companion exhibition in a

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Remembrance of time; Origin of forgetting (2013)

Urban decay and renewal are one and the same thing. As the buildings that man has created crumble, nature flourishes in the wake. With the decommissioning of the pumping station, a new site for artistic inquiry has been created. “Remembrance

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If You Lived Here, You Would be Home By Now (2013)

still Images from video made for LED building. how could one’s body always feel separated from a space? a place? a building? you are never grounded… and it doesn’t matter where you are… every molecule in your body exists separate

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In The Realm of Rare and Analogous Accidents (2013)

I made this video for an invitation by Peter Doroshenko, the director of Dallas Museum of Contemporary Art for Los Americanos exhibition , 19 January – 31 March 2013. “Inspired by the larger than life cinema history of Texas, Los

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Re: Apologies to the many wonderful Iranians (2012)

Re: apologies to the many wonderful Iranians Standing behind the windows; Unable to reach or to pass through. The past and present meeting in one spot; Places and objects slowly fragmenting, deforming, fading in and out, coming together, splitting apart; Witnessing things falling through…The

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Your Night/My Day Project (2011-2013)

Your Night/My Day is an online and digital intercultural collaborative art project between artists in Iran and the U.S. which began in the Fall of 2010. Curated by Morehshin Allahyari and Eden Ünlüata, this project explores the process of cultural

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The Romantic Self-Exiles I (2012)

To build a land; an imaginary home. To push the limits of real and unreal, memory and imagination, locality and universality, self censorship and self- exile, time and space.To put together my most vivid memories on flat planes or 3D

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The Romantic Self-Exiles II (2012)

<I ask you to show me the view of Tehran from your Balcony. You look back into the monitor: “ But remember? It’s hard to breath here. Darkness hides it all.” You still showed me the lights, the beautiful lights

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The Recitation of A Soliloquy (2012)

In 2012, I found a paragraph from my mother’s diary which was written when she was pregnant with me, during Iran-Iraq war.  As a recitation of her diary, I’ve written every word 27 times on 27 frames of a 16mm

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“Aragh” (2012)

Body sweat gathered from a worker at Sahar1 Offshore oil rig in Persian gulf. Shipped from Persian Gulf to Booshehr and brought on a plane to Tehran by a friend. Carried from Tehran to Dallas on September 13 2012. +

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Over There Is Over Here (2011)

    Over There Is Over Here explores the dialectics of time, space, real and unreal to define and critique the position of those who have left Iran in the last 4-5years in relation to current political prisoners in Iran.

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Video Instructions: Tips on Censorship (2010)

  Censorship and Propaganda – In the U.S. and Abroad from Morehshin Allahyari on Vimeo.   <Open letter to the audience>

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IRUS Art Project (2008-2010)

http://irusart.org/ IRUS art is an intercultural collaborative art project between the artists in Iran and the U.S. I am the co-founder, organizer, and one of the artists of this project. Our team was consist of eleven artists in Tehran and nine

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