upcoming events


"Abuse of Power should come as no surprise" - sydney

Thursday 13th September 12:30 -1:30pm 2018 at Carriageworks

Discussion Panel for  Sydney Contemporary

Nasr will feature on a discussion panel at Carriageworks as part of the Talks program for Sydney Contemporary, Australiasia's premier International Art Fair.  

mage: Jenny Holzer,  Abuse of Power Comes As No Surprise  from the series  Truisms T-shirts  (1980-)

mage: Jenny Holzer, Abuse of Power Comes As No Surprise from the series Truisms T-shirts (1980-)

The talk, titled "Abuse of Power should come as no surprise (Jenny Holtzer, 1980)", will explore the politics of power within the art world, discussing the impacts of the #metoo movement on the creative industries where the perception  of the workplace environment is often less well defined, and how artists and art workers negotiate, reference and give voice to dissent in the face of power and its abuse.  


Speakers include:

Deborah Kelly (artist) 

Vincent Silk (writer) 

Nasim Nasir (artist)

Julie Ewington (independent writer, curator and broadcaster)


Penelope Benton

Get tickets -HERE-

For more info, please see https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/talk

2018 Bowness Photography prize - melbourne

Hosted by Monash Gallery of Art

Opens: 29 September, 2018 -

Closes: 18 November, 2018


"33 Beads #11" (2018, pigment ink-jet print 120.0 x 100.0 cm)      

"33 Beads #11" (2018, pigment ink-jet print 120.0 x 100.0 cm)



‘Photography is alive and kicking! If you are into Australian contemporary art then  this is the exhibition for you – it’s photography that needs to be seen.’   Dr Michael Brand

Nasr's work 2018 photographic work "33 Beads #11"  has been included in the Finalists' exhibition for the William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize held at the Monash Gallery of Art. This work is from a larger series of prints #1-#11 also entitled "33 Beads" 2018 that is available in various sizes. 

The judging panel, Dr Michael Brand, Director of AGNSW, artist Dr David Rosetzky and Anouska Phizacklea, Director of MGA, selected Nasr from an incredibly strong field of entrants that reflect the diversity and depth of photographic practice in Australia. 

Winners announced : Thursday 11 October 2018






other 2018 Finalists: 

Hoda Afshar  Robert Ashton  Sofi Basseghi  Alison Bennett  Devika Bilimoria  Tom Blachford  Aaron Bradbrook  Danica Chappell  Rowan Conroy  Michael Cook  Tamara Dean  Marian Drew  Thomas Edward  Amos Gebhardt  John Gollings  Linsey Gosper  Lee Grant Janina Green  Ponch Hawkes  Hego   Petrina Hicks  Shelley Horan  Leah King‐Smith  Katrin Koenning  Sandra Lamonaca  Mathew Lynn  Kirsten Lyttle  Isobel Markus‐Dunworth  Ben McGee  Joseph McGlennon  Rod McNicol  Jacqueline Mitelman  Nasim Nasr  Polixeni Papapetrou Matthew Portch  Clare Rae  Julie Rrap  Melissa Spiccia  Nathan Stolz  Natalya Stone  Ian Strange  Darren Sylvester  Samuel Szwarcbord  Cyrus Tang  Di Tang  Natalie Tirant  Justine Varga  James Verdon  Martin Walch  Amanda Williams  Anne Zahalka

International Limestone coast Video Art Festival - South Australia

HOSTED BY Riddoch Art Gallery

28 September, 2018 -21 october, 2018


Nasim Nasr, (still), from video ' Worrybeads'  2017.

Nasim Nasr, (still), from video 'Worrybeads' 2017.

The theme for the 2018 Festival is “The Lived Body”. It focuses on art projects that reveal the human relationship to both technology and nature, and attempts to provide a metaphorical response via the medium of Video Art. 



For more info, please see https://southaustralia.com/products/limestone-coast/event/international-limestone-coast-video-art-festival

10th anniversary edition of 'a shaded view on fashion film' - paris

Hosted by AsVOFF

October 11-13, 2018

Short film "Women in Shadow" (2018, 00:02:08, by Maximilian Homaei) was made from footage of Nasr's 2018 performance of "Women in Shadow II" (April 12th 2018

The film has been shortlisted to premiere at "A Shaded view on Fashion Film" in Paris Oct 11th-13th.

This film was commissioned by Dr Gene Sherman & the SCCI.

Presented by DIANE PERNET, founder and director of ASVOFF 

Still from "Women in Shadow II" performance 2018

For more info, please see  https://www.ashadedviewonfashionfilm.com