The Commonplace Unravelled: The Films of Tara Najd Ahmadi
Still from My Sleepless Friends

The Commonplace Unravelled: The Films of Tara Najd Ahmadi

BEEF Presents: Conspirators of Perception


Please note: This was screened in March 2024

63 mins

Join us for a retrospective of works by Tara Najd Ahmadi, presented in partnership with Bristol Experimental and Expanded Film (BEEF).

Ahmadi is an Iranian artist and filmmaker whose recent body of work focuses on creating a panorama of rarely-heard, marginalised stories. Her playful use of the camera reveals subtle socio-political nuances beneath the everyday experience.

The following shorts that will be shown at this screening:

  • Measuring the Level of Resistance (2011)
  • Three Minutes of a Headless Life (2014)
  • Productive Frustration (2016)
  • A Week with Azar (2018)
  • An Art Historian Recipe (2022)
  • My Sleepless Friends (2023)
  • Surfacing Images (2023)

The screening is presented in partnership with BEEF, and made possible by the support of the West of England Visual Arts Alliance (WEVAA) and The Brunswick Club.

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