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Teer Art Fair’s first edition took place from 24-30 June 2018 at Ava Art levels, a 1700 square meter space within the Ava Center dedicated to contemporary art and interdisciplinary performances. The event pooled eleven galleries of the Iranian capital under one roof and included a talks program designed to familiarize the local public with the dynamics of an art fair. The success of Teer Art fair 2018 – as seen through high-quality presentation, healthy sales and encouraging press reviews – cemented its potential to become a larger event offering a wider scope of projects in future editions.



All talks organised by Pejman Foundation and conceived by Sohrab Kashani
Technical Director: Javid Ghaem Maghami
  • Tuesday June 26


Panel Discussion #1

Iranian Art Market


Moderator: Dina Nasser-Khadivi

Panelists: Zahra Jahanbakhsh

William Lawrie (Skype), Roxane Zand (Skype)


Panel Discussion #2

The Role of Art Fairs in Boosting Local and International Art Market


Moderator: Maryam Majd

Panelists: Myrna Ayyad, Hormoz Hematian

  • Wednesday June 27


Panel Discussion #3

Collecting Contemporary Art


Moderator: Hamidreza Pejman

Panelists: Daniele Balice, Kamran Diba (Skype), Huma Kabakci (Skype)


Lecture #1

The Rise of the Global Art Market / Collecting Photography


Lecture by Jeffrey Boloten followed by Q&A

  • Thursday June 28


Panel Discussion #4

The Role of Vision in the Gallery Processes


Moderator: Ashkan Zahraei

Panelists: Orkideh Daroodi, Amir Hossein Etemad, Yasaman Matinfar, Ehsan Rasoulof


Panel Discussion #5

Institutional Collecting through Art Fairs


Moderator: Yashar Samimi Mofakham

Panelists: Claire Davies (Skype), Venetia Porter (Skype), Louisa Macmillan (Skype)

  • Friday June 29


Panel Discussion #6

Prints and Multiples: Developing Collections


Moderator: Yashar Samimi Mofakham

Panelists: Ali Bakhtiari, Richard Noyce (Skype), Tarlan Rafiee


Lecture #2

How the Art Market has Tremendously Changed in the Last Years


Lecture by Judith Benhamou-Huet followed by Q&A

  • Saturday 30 June


Panel Discussion #7

Making Private Collections Public


Moderator: Ali Bakhtiari

Panelists: Mohammad Afkhami (Skype), Ehsan Lajevardi, Hamidreza Pejman


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