Whitewall, ASIA NOW 2021 Debuts with New Iranian Art Sector
Coinciding with the in-person return of Paris’s FIAC, the 7th edition of ASIA NOW will take place October 21-24 in the 8th arrondissement. Conceived around the idea of “The Art of Living on a Damaged Planet,” this year’s iteration will feature more than 30 presenters highlighting the work of Asian and -diasporic artists, seen across programming like a main exhibitions sector, a lineup of special projects, conversations, and performances, the off-site L’Asie Maintenant, and for the first time ever, an Iranian art sector, Tehran NOW.
Fairgoers will find the best of Iran’s art scene in Tehran NOW through presentations like +2
Gallery’s group presentation “Fragmented Orientalism,” the work of Arash Hanaei and Sonia Balassanian with Ab-Anbar Art Gallery, and Bavan Gallery’s exhibition of the artist Elham Etemadi.
Other Tehran-based exhibitors include the SARADIPOUR Art Gallery, Aaran Art Gallery, Azad Art Gallery, Mohsen Gallery, and Etemad Gallery.