Work by Sepideh Karami
I am invited to join the board of trustees at Theatrum Mundi, an organisation for research and experimentation in the public culture of cities. Very much looking forward to working with such wonderful team over the next two years.
I give a talk on "Coloniality, Infrastructures and Sites of Extraction" at KTH School of Architecture, MA Programme SUPD, in the course, Urban Economies.
I give a lecture at KU Leuven, discussing the power of storytelling and construction of the "plural I" with students from the Master Studio Mediating Tactics: Uninvited Practices.
I'm reading parts of my piece, "Ecologies of Waiting: Stories of a Vacant Land" in episode 20 of Radio Cyklopen. The piece is published in Waiting: A Project in Conversation, edited by Shahram Khosravi.
My solo exhibition, "Oily Stories: Those Planktons" will be held in "All Art Now" in Stockholm 9-23 April, as the first act in the series "Troubled Home" curated by Maryam Omrani.
I participate in the sound-walk perfoemance, "TRANSFERENCE", with Ronda Bautista, Tim Shaw, Jacek Smolicki as part of "Walking Festival of Sound."
Together with Elaheh Karimnia, we are going to present, "When Parrots of Tehran Confess" at the conference, Listening to Non-Human Life: Crafting a Sonic Urbanism.
My chapter, "Ecologies of Waiting: Stories of a Vacant Land" is published in Waiting: A Project in Conversation, edited by Shahram Khosravi.
15 Jan 2021
I present my work "Sludge: How to Tell Decolonising Stories of Oil", at the seminar EXTRACTIONS, organised by KTH School of Architecture Higher Seminar.
I've been working as the chair of ESALA Public Lecture Series working group, curating the public lecture programme Frictions 2021 at Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. All events are free and open to public. Please register here.
Two pieces of my work is now published in Practice Sharing — an online presentation of expanded approaches to language-based practice within the field of artistic research, edited by Emma Cocker, Alexander Damianisch, Cordula Daus and Lena Séraphin
My chapter "The Door Left Ajar: On Dissident Waiting and Collective Fiction" is now published in Writing Architectures: Ficto-Critical Approaches Edited by H. Frichot & N. Stead.
I'll present "Troubled Sites and Oily Stories: Situated Storytelling as a Decolonizing Method" at the conference Alliances and Commonalities, Uniarts Stockholm, Sweden
I'll present "Starting from the Mess: 'Environment-Worlds' of Architectural Research and Design" at the conference The Practice of Architectural Research, Ghent, Belgium.
I am working as the chair of ESALA Public Lecture Series working group, curating the public lecture programme Frictions 2020-21 with other colleagues at Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
I'll present Three Convicts: The Dam, The War, The Oil: An Ecological Stage of Disaster in Mesopotamian Marshes at the conference Theater Ecologies: Environment, Sustainability and Politics, IFTR Galway
I'll present Troubled Sites and Oily Stories at the conference Crisis Collective: The 11th SAR International Conference on Artistic Research, SAR 2020
I'll be working as a Simpson Postdoctoral Fellow at Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture for two years. I will develop my research on (de)colonising Infrastructures and infrastructure architecture situated in ecologies shaped by extraction of natural resources.