Recent Exhibitions

2022

1. Rupture; A Thousand and One Times
14 Bienal de la Habana
At Museo de Artes Decorativas, Habana
Curated by Marianne Wagner and Nelson Ramirez de Arellano
21 January - 30 April 2022

2. Soft Edge of the Blade
At Frieze No.9 Cork Street, London
Presented by Dastan gallery
3 February - 1 March 2022


2021

1. We Do Not Dream Alone
Asia Society Triennial
At Asia Society Museum, New York
Curated by Michelle Yun Mapplethorpe and Boon Hui Tan
October 2020 - June 2021

2. Action 180: At 9:15am Sunday 28 May, 1967
Sculpture in the City - 9th Edition, London
2019 - March 2021



2020

1Sensual/Virtual: Two Coloured Sculptures
At Fitzwilliam Museum’s Octagon Gallery
Curated by Dr Victoria Avery and Luke Syson
August - November 2020

2Dreamsongs: from Medicine to Demons to Artificial Intelligence 
At Colnaghi London
Curated by Bjorn Stern
October - December 2020

3. Summer/Winter show at the Royal Academy of Art
Curated by Jane and Louise Willson
October 2020 - January 2021


Past

1. Scramble, 1967.
Nocturnal Creatures 2019 - Bury Court, London


2. Action 213, A taste of austere luminance.
BIENALSUR 2019 - Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo (MNAD), Buenos Aires.

3. 12 noon , Monday 5 August 1963.
Asia Society Museum. 2019, New York.


5. WAR / VOJNA der KREIG.
Koroška Art Museum, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia

6. Crumbling Down, Up and Up we Climb.
Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Baku, Azerbeijan

7. Bilder Fragen.
H2- Centre for Contemporary art in the Glass Palace Kunstsammlungen and Museen Ausburg, Germany

8. Uncertain States - Artistic Strategies in States of Emergency.
Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

9. L’arte differente: MOCAK al MAXXI.
Exhibition of works from the MOCAK Collection in Rome

10. Migrations in Contemporary Art
MUNTREF Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires





Mark




Action 141: Not what was meant - Cellular

2014

16 mm film, surround sound system

Dimension variable


Action 141: Not What Was Meant is recreated from extensive research of war and conflict reportage imagery since the 1950s until the present. Thousands of images sourced online from which several hundred have been selected, edited and arranged in order to create a choreography of shooting.

“Action 141: not what was meant is a 16mm film, Aramesh’s first foray into moving image. The film is looped in an algorithmic system of paired still images in which every image creates other possibilities that direct another probability. As it generates and regenerates, the imagery establishes a procedure that unfolds according to the work’s own inner laws of progression and/or reduction... Action 141 depicts men shooting guns over and over again for eternity. An endless round of aimless violence, the poetry of the testosterone ….”
David Thorpe (Curator and writer)