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Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi Pages
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Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi Pages

Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi founded Pages in 2004, a collaboration that encompasses various joint projects and the production of a bilingual magazine in Farsi and English titled ‘Pages’. Their projects and the magazine’s editorial approach are closely linked, both described by the artists as “attempts in articulating the indecisive space between art and its historical condition.”

Their work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions internationally, including: Seep, Chisenhale Gallery, London, Two Archives, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (both 2013); Seep, MACBA-Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Prairies, Les Ateliers de Rennes Biennial, Rennes, ROUNDTABLE ,The 9th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju (all 2012); Untitled 12th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey, Two Archives, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany, Melanchotopia, Witte de With, Rotterdam, (all 2011); Trust, Media City, Seoul (2010); The Isle, MAK Center / Schindler house, Los Angeles (2009); Documenta 12 magazine project, Kassel, Germany (2007); and Como viver junto, 27th São Paulo Biennial, Brazil (2006). Tabatabai and Afrassiabi live in Rotterdam and work both in the Netherlands and Iran. Currently they are Advising Researchers Fine Art at the Jan Van Eyck Academy in Maastricht, the Netherlands.