Bizhan Bassiri: Il Nottambulo at the National Museum of Iran

Italian Contemporary Art Day 2019

On October 11, 2019, the Italian Embassy in Tehran is honored to present the: "Giornata del Contemporaneo | Italian Contemporary Art Day" with a program featuring artowkrs by Iranian-Italian artist Bizhan Bassiri and a film screening at the National Museum of Iran. For the full program and invitation, please refer to this document



04.00 PM

  • Inauguration of "Il Nottambulo" and "Il Meteorite" art-works by Bizhan Bassiri
  • Welcome greetings: Giuseppe Perrone, Ambassador of Italy;
  • Introductory remarks: Mohammadreza Kargar, Director General of Museums and Historical Moveable Properties Office of Iranian Cultural Heri-tage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO);
  • Jebreil Nokande, Director of National Museum of Iran;
  • Hadi Mozaffari, General Manager of Visual Arts Administration of Islamic Republic of Iran;

05.30 PM

  • Screening of the documentary film "Il Canto del Tempo del Pensiero Magmatico" directed by Ali Eskandari;
  • Introduced by Ehsan Aghaei, Director of Museum of Contemporary Art (TMoCA);


The initiative organized in partnership with: National Museum of Iran, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and University of Tehran.

Technical sponsorship by: Tehran Image Works

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