"Por Ser A Terra Muito Calmosa" is a solo exhibition by Rouzbeh Akhbari (1992, Tehran). Part of a multifaceted research project titled "Tales from the Garden of Zār", this exhibition unfolds in various formal and conceptual layers. The exhibition is curated by Luísa Santos and Ana Fabíola Maurício.Photos a video-guided tour of the exhibition "Por Ser A Terra Muito Calmosa", a solo exhibition by Rouzbeh AkhbariGasworks presents a major new film commission by Brooklyn-based filmmakers Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer. Acclaimed for Empty Metal (2018), a science-fiction political thriller set against a backdrop of police brutality and mass surveillance, their films delve into contemporary indigenous experience and minority survival with a fiercely subcultural attitude.Arts Lab is a transdiciplinary research platform that joins artists and cultural producers with researchers of the Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Cultura da Faculdade de Ciências Humanas da Universidade Católica Portuguesa (CECC, FCH-UCP) and the MA and PhD Students of The Lisbon Consortium.Sensible Grounds: Inhale at Fundació Antoni Tàpies. "Inhale" (2016-2021) is an archive of fictional narratives and sounds that trace opium smoke in the junction of writing and breath. The narratives are written passages that chronicle instances of opium use in Iranian modern and contemporary novels and short stories from the last and present centuries.