Mohassess; Art and Beyond

Join us Friday, September 23, at 5:30PM, in the CAC Black Box Theater, for a conversation focused on the work of Ardeshir Mohasses, his political activism in his art, and the effects that Parkinson’s Disease had on his art and his commitment to artists with disabilities. The panel will be moderated by Sara Madandar, educator, artist and curator, Tulane University and Dr. Behrooz Moazami, Patrick G. O’ Keefe Distinguished Professor of History, Loyola University

New Orleans, trustee of Ardeshir Mohassess Trust. Panelists include: Marjane Satrapi, graphic novelist, cartoonist, and illustrator); Shirin Neshat, visual artist: photography, video, and film; and Nicky Nodjoumi, artist and trustee of Ardeshir Mohassess Trust.

After the panel, please stay for a special screening of Ardeshir Mohasses: The Rebellious Artist, directed by Bahman Maghsoudlou, at 6:45PM

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Supported By

This program is made possible through the generosity of the Andrew Mellon Foundation and in partnership with Loyola University, New Orleans; Spillman | Blackwell Fine Art; the Ardeshir Mohassess Trust; Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation; the Persian Heritage Foundation; Farhang Foundation; and the Kaarnamaa Institute of Art and Visual Culture.

Programming and Exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans are made possible through generous support from our generous supporters including: the Art for Justice Fund, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; The Helis Foundation, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Foundation; Greater New Orleans Foundation; National Performance Network; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation; CAC President’s Council members; and CAC Silver Circle members. We are also grateful for the generous in-kind support from The Domain Companies and Old No. 77 Hotel and Chandlery.

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Body Politics: Celebrating Ardeshir Mohassess’ Art, and Politics

Discussions and Film Screening celebrating the work of Iranian artist Ardeshir Mohassess
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