Bringing to life his Disco Islam: Future Phantasmagoria installation, for one night only Bijan Moosavi takes on the role of Muslim entrepreneur and Islamic futurist, riffing off YouTube Commentary and Reaction videos to create a live interpretation of his sci-fi corporate Disco Islam film.
This event was part of Digbeth First Friday.
This performance and exhibition is the latest in a series of projects by EOP members. EOP supports artists to develop work, ideas, connections, and careers through a programme of events, opportunities, and projects.
Bijan Moosavi has presented his work at V.O Curations, London (2022), AD/AD Project Space, Hanover (2021), The Nunnery Gallery, London (2020), Forecast Forum, Berlin (2019), Bonhams, London (2018), The Art House, Wakefield (2017), OTO Project Space, London (2016), Lewisham Arthouse, London (2015), SOAS University, London (2012), Mohsen Art Gallery, Tehran (2010), Sazmanab Project, Tehran (2010) and Azad Art Gallery, Tehran (2010). He was selected as a finalist for the Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize in 2018 and 2013 and was an artist-in-residence at the Delfina Foundation in London in 2019.
Recorded 1 July 2022.