The Current Express – وقایع اتفاقیه was specially crafted, designed, created and published in May-August 2015, during my online residency at the CURATE ARCHIVE initiative. I want to express my special thanks to the MOP Foundation, firstly, for lending me the platform, and secondly, for working with me supporting the various crucial steps of the production: Fereshte Moosavi, Alexandra Terry, who’ve been part of the entire run of the project. I also want to thank Ben Rosati for providing his technical expertise.
Throughout the summer I’ve had the pleasure of interacting with several artists, broadcasters, creators, collectors, curators, writers, researchers, thinkers, practitioners — all the interesting individuals who took the time to contribute in the project and make it current. Thank you: Ali Bakhtiari, Nader Koochaki, Nima Esmailpour, Bijan Moosavi, Behnam Sadighi, Ali Nazemi, Joobin Bekhrad, Ali May, Shahrzad Malekian, Arash Fayez, Shirin Sabahi and Viviana Checchia.
Also, thanks to all of the artists who became part of the Current Express through their works in the MOP CAP archive.
Lastly, a huge thanks to all the readers of the project here on the MOP CAP website and on social media. All back issues remain here in the archive.
Bye for now, and who knows if the Current Express in one form or another will make an appearance in the future.