TEER ART FAIR 2020home

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s editions of the Teer Art Fair and Teer Art Week have been rescheduled for the second half of the current Iranian calendar year. The exact dates of the two events will be announced later.. As in previous editions, this year’s fair aims to create an appealing atmosphere for some of Iran’s most active art galleries to put contemporary Iranian art works on display for art collectors and enthusiasts alike.

In addition to exhibiting precious works of art, this year TeerArt Fair will once again host a number of specialized panel discussions while also screening a series of films about the visual arts.

In its 2020 edition, TeerArt boasts a new selection committee: Odile Burluraux, Curator, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Roxane Zand, Senior Director, Deputy Chairman, Middle East and Gulf Region, Sotheby’s – London; Ebrahim Melamed, renowned Iranian art collector.

Selection Committee

Roxane Zand

Harvard and Oxford educated, Roxane Zand began a career in museum and arts administration after three years in UNESCO. She left Iran after the Revolution to resume professional activities in London in the field of education and the arts, and as one of the founding members of the Harvard Club of London.

Ms. Zand was an officer of the Iran Heritage Foundation before moving to Asia House, as well as a freelance consultant for numerous projects for the British Museum and elsewhere in the art world before joining Sotheby’s in 2006 where she is now Deputy Chairman for the Middle East. Currently she sits on the Advisory Council of the Pictet Art Prize, the Development Board of the University of the Arts London, and has been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for Greater London for her services to Middle Eastern art and culture. She is also arts editor for the Encyclopedia Islamic.

At Sotheby’s she has played an instrumental role in developing and contributing to sales of Arab and

Iranian art, and has conducted a number of charity auctions to benefit causes in the MENA region.

Odile Burluraux 

Odile Burluraux is curator at Musée d’Art moderne de Paris. She is in charge of the video collection of the museum and member of the acquisition committee for contemporary art.

She has organized a touring exhibition based on the video collection of the museum Entre- Temps, L’artiste narrateur, in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, St-Petersburg Shanghai, Chengdu and Taipei from 2009 to 2014 and a video exhibition based on the collection Virtuality as Reality at Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa in 2019.

Among the main last exhibitions she curated ; DEADLINE, (Hans Hartung, James Lee Byars, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Joan Mitchell, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chen Zhen, Gilles Aillaud, Willem de Kooning, Jörg Immendörf) 2009 ; Haute culture – General Idea, une rétrospective 1969 – 1994, Paris et Toronto Art Gallery of Ontario, 2011 ; Ryan Trecartin /Lizzie Fitch, Any Ever, 2011 ; Kader Attia, 2012 ; Keith Haring – The political Line, 2013 ; Douglas Gordon, Pretty much every film and video work from about 1992 until now. 2014; UNEDITED HISTORY – Iran 1960 – 2014 Paris and MAXXI, Rome, (with Catherine David, Morad Montazami), 2014; Festival Vidéobox De bruits et de mouvements, Carreau du Temple, Paris, 2017; Ian Kiaer, 2017; Mohamed Bourouissa, Urban Riders, 2018 (with Jessica Castex), Hans Hartung retrospective, 2019.

For June 2020, she is co-curating The Power of My Hands gathering 16 women artists from the African continent.