Aliaskar Abarkas

Aliaskar Abarkas is a transdisciplinary artist and creative producer from Iran based in London. His diverse work includes live events, performances, writings and videos, exploring themes of transformation, the emergence of beings and ecosystems, the fabrication of complex realities and effective communication through art. He has also initiated and facilitated The Community Whistling Choir.

Aliaskar’s practice is deeply rooted in alternative and collective education. He is an associate artist at Open School East (UK) and the Institute of Postnatural Studies (Spain). Aliaskar completed a BA in Fine Arts at the University of Tehran and an MA in Theory of Art at Goldsmiths University of London. He was an associate artist and researcher at Advanced Practices, The Centre for Arts Design & Social Research, The New Centre for Research & Practice and Syllabus V, amongst other international programmes. In addition, artist is a community and neighbourhood committee member at Culture Mile, Barbican Centre.