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October 2013
MOP CAP 2013 FINALISTS' EXHIBITION

From the 15th-19th October the works of the seven MOP CAP 2013 Finalists were exhibited at the Royal College of Art, London.  A Private View was held on Tuesday 15 October.

 

To view images of the event please click here.

 

The judging panel met to deliberate on and select the MOP CAP 2013 Winner, Behnam Sadighi, who has been awarded a one-year mentorship with curator and theorist Doreen Mende, resulting in a solo-exhibition at a leading gallery space; as well as a three-month residency at the Delfina Foundation, London.  Behnam was announced as the Winner on Monday 14 October at the Bridge of Persia Fundraising Gala by Dr. Anthony Downey, Chair of the Judging Panel.

 

MOP CAP 2013 Finalists

Claudia Parwaneh Djabbari

Negar Farajiani

Azin Feizabadi

Mahmoud Mahroumi

Bijan Moosavi

Anahita Norouzi

Behnam Sadighi

 

MOP CAP 2013 SELECTION COMMITTEE

- Fereshteh Daftari, Curator & Scholar

- Media Farzin, Art Historian & Critic

- Hamid Severi, Art Historian & Curator 

 

MOP CAP 2013 JUDGING PANEL

- Philippa Adams, Senior Director, The Saatchi Gallery, London

- 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

- Payam Sharifi, Co-founder of Slavs and Tatars

 

MAGIC OF PERSIA CONTEMPORARY ART PRIZE  

(MOP CAP)

MOP CAP is a worldwide search for the next generation of contemporary Iranian visual artists who have the potential to make a significant impact in their field.  The goal of the prize is to provide an opportunity for emerging artists to gain international exposure, and to engage in artistic experimentation and cultural exchange.  Through its archival material, including an online artist database and printed publications, MOP CAP aims to provide an educational interchange and contribute to the development of Iranian art and culture.


 
Past Events
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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

October 2014
Sara Rahbar Art and Life

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