Last Chance to Visit Parthenogenesis at NYUAD Art Gallery

  • One last chance to attend Parthenogenesis: Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, Hesam Rahmanian as the exhibition ends its 3 months
  • The exhibition’s public program continues tonight with an exclusive screening of Human Flow (2017), a German documentary directed by artist Ai Weiwei.
  • Saturday June 11, the artists discuss their approach with a collaborator: with Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, Hesam Rahmanian, and Nazli Ghassemi

Abu Dhabi: The historic exhibition at the NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery (NYUAD) runs until Sunday, June 12, making it the last days to visit Parthenogenesis: Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, Hesam Rahmanian, who includes several major new bodies of work and marks the artist trio’s first institutional exhibition in the UAE.

The public program of the exhibition will conclude with a public conversation with the artists, “A Continuity of Discontinuity”, on Saturday June 11 at 5:30 p.m. Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian enter into conversation with their collaborator, writer Nazli Ghassemi, whose work is included in the current exhibition Parthenogenesis. The conference will delve into the nature of collaboration and the creation of new works across their various disciplines and will be moderated by NYUAD’s Chief Curator, Maya Allison.

Alongside this exhibition, the artists have selected a related film, Human flow (directed by Ai Weiwei), screened tonight, Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m., at the Arts Center of NYU Abu Dhabi. In the documentary, Human flowthe viewer is taken to more than 20 countries to understand both the scale and the personal impact of this massive human migration. Human flow was screened in the main competition section of the 74th Venice International Film Festival.

Parthenogenesis: Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, Hesam Rahmanian:

Ramin, Rokni and Hesam, originally from Iran, have adopted the United Arab Emirates as their home. They are known for their immersive and surreal projects, performances, paintings and animations, which have been exhibited internationally, in multiple biennials and major museums (including the Liverpool, Sydney and Toronto biennials, and the Kunsthalle Zurich, ICA Boston, MACBA Barcelona and a forthcoming project at the Hayward Gallery, London).

The trio create a landscape in the gallery that allows visitors to trace how a work of art develops through an artist’s relationships with others. Parthenogenesis bears witness to 13 years of artists in Dubai living and working together, creating an ever-changing landscape and tapestry of ideas and dialogues with collaborators, artists and visitors to their home, and offering deeper insight into their practice rooted in ideas of transformation, play and collaboration.

Title of the exhibition: Parthenogenesis: Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, Hesam Rahmanian
Exhibition dates: Until June 12, 2022
Admission fee

Movie Title: Human flow
Screening date: June 8 at 7 p.m.
Admission fee

Talk title: Artist talk: a continuity of discontinuity
Screening date: June 11 at 5:30 p.m.
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Founded in 2014, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery is the first and only university gallery in the Gulf with a program of scholarly and experimental museum exhibitions. The program seeks to map new territories and ideas by presenting exhibitions by internationally renowned artists, curators and scholars in its main space. Its auxiliary location, the Project Space, is an exhibition laboratory for the university community, as well as for emerging artists and curators. Located within NYU Abu Dhabi, whose community hails from more than 115 countries, The Art Gallery runs free public programs and guided tours in conjunction with its groundbreaking exhibitions. It also produces scholarly publications, which are an integral part of its curatorial framework and reflect its academic mission. Together with the Gallery’s reading room, these welcoming and intimate spaces open up artistic opportunities and initiate regional and international dialogue.

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NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and sciences campus in the Middle East to be operated overseas by a major American research university. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly selective liberal arts, engineering, and science curriculum with a global center for advanced research and scholarship enabling its students to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world and advance the cooperation and progress on the common challenges of humanity. High-achieving students at NYU Abu Dhabi come from 115 countries and speak more than 115 languages. Together, NYU’s campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university, offering faculty and students the opportunity to experience diverse learning environments and immersion in other cultures. on one or more of the many study abroad sites that NYU maintains. on six continents.

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