Openvizor is an international arts organisation producing across borders, cultures and disciplines.
Openvizor is based in London, UK. It was founded in 2006 by Abbas Nokhasteh. Openvizor produces and presents works and research at cultural and academic institutions including Cannes (Director’s Fortnight), Rotterdam IFFR, Sundance Institute, Documenta, Venice Biennale, Venice Architecture Biennale, The Louvre, The Serpentine Gallery, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Britain, The New Museum NYC, The Jewish Museum Berlin, The British Library, The Barbican Centre, The Southbank Centre, The Whitechapel Gallery, Goldsmiths, University of London, Istanbul Biennial, IDARTES, Museo Nacional de Colombia and Museo de Arte del Banco de la Republica, Colombia.
Abbas has produced both documentary and fiction features which have premiered at Sundance, Rotterdam and Cannes, including Alejandro Jodorowsky’s latest film Endless Poetry’, ‘Chuck Norris vs. Communism’ and ‘Ballad of Exiles’. He is also co-founder/director at Paraa art and architecture practice in Dhaka, Bangladesh and a director at Studio 174 arts academy in Downtown Kingston, Jamaica and Research Fellow with the Urban Photographer's Association.