September 2019

theDISCORD. Benji Boyadgian. was produced alongside a long-term, research-based project on ‘hydraulic tiles’ and their stories, accompanied with an exhibition co-curated by Basak Senova and Jack Persekian in Jerusalem. theDISCORD is edited by Basak Senova and published by Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art. theDISCORD discusses aesthetic, historical, political, social, and philosophical aspects hovering around the Discord project, while documenting Boyadgian’s artistic research and the works. The book includes essays by Ali Akay, Basak Senova, Behzad Khosravi Noori, Jack Persekian, Jonatan Habib Engqvist, Sinan Logie, Timo Tuhkanen, and the editor accompanied by a conversation between the editor of the book, Basak Senova and the artist, Benji Boyadgian