Sahar Sepahdari

                                                         sahar.sepahdari@gmail.com

                                                                  saharspace.com  

 

Education:  Duel Degree: Parsons (The New School)                                 Fine Art ‘16

                                         Eugene Lang (The New School)              Screen Studies ‘16

 

 

Everson Museum of Art                                                    Featured Performance Artist & Sculptor

Jessica Posner

Butter Body Politics                                                      

(Feature Length Experimental Film)                                          

June-Aug 2017

 

Colgate University                                                          Guest Artist/ Led green screening workshops

March '17                                                                         w three classes on Media Appropriation as                                                                                                           

                                                                                        Empathy & Protest as Experimentation

 

My Barbarian: The New Museum                                    Performance Artist

Intro Post-Paradise

Post-Living Ante-Action Theatre (PoLAAT)

Oct. 2016

 

Parsons 25 E 13th Gallery &                                                Curated 13 Muslim video artists

Lang Sky Bridge Gallery                                                      Including Palestinian representative to     

Digital Diaspora Winter                                                       the Venice Biennale Aissa Deebi

Jan. ‘16

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Film Maker’s Coop                                                            Featured video artist

New Years New Works

Group Screening

Jan. ‘16

 

Spectacle Theatre, NYC                                                  Collaborative Video Screened

“Detournement”                                                                        

Jan. ‘16                                                       

 

Art In General                                                                   Performer for Lior Shvil’s Protocols                           

Performa ’15                                                                     

Nov. ‘15

 

Judson Memorial Church                                                   Performer for Jessica Posner’s       

Movement Research Project                                                    Butter Body Politics

April’15

 

Pulsar                                                                                 Featured Video Artist/Performance Artist

Video Art and Performance

Showcase

March ‘16

 

Otion Front Studios                                                             Invited Guest Video Artist

Pressure Zone

Video Screening                                                                

Sept. ‘15

 

The New Museum                                                                 Video Contributor

Aunts For Camera                                                                   

Jan. ‘15

 

Storm King                                                                            Volunteer                                    

Shandaken Residency Project

Sept. ‘15

 

Film Maker’s Coop                                                                Intern                                             

June 12’-March 13’

 

School:

*Thesis Selected as one of handful for Fine Arts class ‘15/ featured on the Parson’s website’s permanent archive. As well as on New School Public Engagement for Social Justice page.

Parson’s Festival ’14                                                                 Video Artist

Parson’s Festival ’15                                                                 Video Artist          

Bad Kid Stupid Kid ‘15 (25 E. Gallery)                                       Video Artist

Arts in Migration: An (Im)migrant Justice Art Exhibit '17           Video Artist & Zine Contributor

 

Scholarships:

Design Technology Summer Program           Summer Program: China                   ‘14

Gilman Scholarship (Federal)                         Study Abroad: Berlin                         ‘15

Lang Opportunity Scholarship                       Study Abroad: Berlin                          ‘15

University Scholars Award                             5 Years                                               ‘16

Dean’s BFA Scholarship                                 5 Years                                               ‘16

BFA Scholarship                                             5 Years                                               ‘16