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March 2013
MOP CAP 2013 Shortlist Exhibition

The MOP CAP 2013 Shortlist Exhibition, featuring the work of the 19 shortlisted artists, was held at the Emirates Financial Towers in Dubai from 18-23 March 2013. The exhibition featured artwork by 19 emerging Iranian artists identified from over 450 applicants through an open call. The Shortlisted artists were chosen by the MOP CAP 2013 Selection Committee, which included Fereshteh Daftari, Curator and Scholar; Media Farzin, Art Historian and Critic; and Hamid Severi, Art Historian and Curator.


The exhibition opened with a Private Preview on Monday 18 March, in the presence of HE Humaid Mohammed Al Qutami, Minister of Education, UAE. 


MOP CAP 2013 Shortlist Artists

Claudia Parwaneh Djabbari - Shima Esfandiyari - Negar Farajiani - Arash Fayez - Azin Feizabadi - Farhad Fozouni - Arash Hanaei - Farzaneh Hosseini - Maryam Iran Panah - Mahmoud Mahroumi - Sanaz Mazinani - Payam Mofidi - Bijan Moosavi - Hani Najm - Mohammad Hassan Nikbakht - Anahita Norouzi - Foad Rahnama - Behnam Sadighi - Parham Taghioff


Prior to the exhibition, the MOP CAP 2013 Judging Panel met to deliberate and selected seven Finalists whose names were announced during the Private Preview by Dr Anthony Downey, Programme Director of Sotheby's Institute.  

The MOP CAP 2013 Judging Panel includes: Philippa Adams, Senior Director of the Saatchi Gallery, London; Dr Ziba Ardalan, Founder, Director and Curator of Parasol Unit, London; Mat Collishaw, artist; Dr. Anthony Downey, Programme Director, MA Contemporary Art, Sotheby's Institute, London; Irit Rogoff, Writer, Theorist and Professor of Visual Cultures, Goldsmith’s College, London; and Payam Sharifi, Co-Founder of Slavs and Tatars.


To view images of the exhbition click here.

Past Events
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November 2017
Farideh Lashai: On Violence and Beauty | British Museum

July 2017
Magic in Monaco | Fundraising Exhibition & Auction

December 2016
Exhibition as Editing Exercise | Publication Launch | Delfina Foundation

November 2016
Exhibition as Editing Exercise | A project by Nader Koochaki | Winner of MOP CAP 2015

September 2016
Contemporary Iranian Art Exhibition Opening | LA

September 2016
Fereydoun Ave|Panel Discussion & Film Premiere | LA

September 2016
Contemporary Iranian Art | VIP Dinner & Auction

July 2016
European Women in Persian Houses | British Museum

April 2016
Talking Asphalt | MOPCAP 2015 in Tehran

March 2016
'Remembering Tomorrow' | Dubai | Private Dinner & Auction

February 2016
'Remembering Tomorrow' | Tehran | Exhibition Preview & Cocktail Reception.

October 2015
MOP CAP 2015 Finalist VIP Auction Dinner | London

September 2015
MOP CAP 2015 Finalist Exhibition Opening | London

August 2015
MOP/Parasol Unit Research Resident 2015 Talk

May 2015
A Utopian Stage: Festival of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis

May 2015
Nicky Nodjoumi: From Tehran to New York

March 2015
MOP CAP 2015 Shortlist Exhibition | Dubai

March 2015
Nowrouz Auction Gala Benefit 2015 | Dubai

November 2014
MOP Foundation Fundraising Exhibition

November 2014
Sotheby's New York Contemporary Day Sale

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