Solo exhibition at MAA-tila project space, Helsinki. 


Tell me is shown at Braziers International Film Festival,  in Entangled Landscapes screening on 4th of September at 11:00.


Azar Saiyar is one of the artists of XXV Mänttä Art FestivalThe theme of the festival is To Err is Human and it is curated by Anna Ruth. The exhibition is open 13.6.-31.8.2021.

ÖRES21 summer exhibition, a group exhibition of Örö Residency artists, open 20.6.-30.9.2021 in Örö island and online.


Monument of Distance can be seen from 80´s TV screen in Kirpilä Art Collection , Helsinki from 2.9.2020. The short video piece is on display as a part of As seen on television – video art compilation curated by Tytti Rantanen/AV-arkki. The other artists in this video art programme are Laura Horelli, Marko Lampisuo, Mika Taanila and Denise Ziegler.

Tell me is shown at Suomalaisen elokuvan festivaali, held in Turku. The screening is on September 4, 22:00 with films by Ville Tanttu and Arttu Nieminen.


Monument of Distance screened at Festival Silhouette held between 22.-29.8.2020 in Paris. Last year the film won the Prix du Jury Hybride at the same festival. The screening is  on Sunday, August 23, at 20:00.


Tell me has been selected to the 16th edition of Lago Film Fest – International Festival of Independent Cinema, which will be held in Revine Lago from July 24th to August 2nd 2020.


Tell me has been selected to the international competition of of Kinodot Experimental Film Festival. The festival that is usually placed in Moscow will be online 22-26.5.2020. Tell me will be screened on 24th of May 2020.

Tell me is shown in online edition of Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen from 17.5.2020 20:00 CET to 19.5.2020 20:00 CET in a distributor screening of AV-Arkki, the centre for finnish media art. 


Tell me shown in Minimalen Short Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway on Nordic competition programme screened 24.1.2020 17:00


Monument of Distance travels to Kasseler Dokfest. Screening on 16th of November, 15:00 at KulturBahnhof Kassel.

Tell me will have its international premiere at DOK Leipzig on Saturday, November 2, at 16:00.


Monument of Distance  shown at Tallinn Photomonth, East from west screening 2.10.2019, 6.30 pm at Sõprus cinema. The screening is curated by Ingel Vaikla.


Hey You can be seen in Bio Rex, Helsinki at Relational capacities screening 9.9.2019, 6.30 pm. The screening is curated by Rachael Rakes and the event is part of the Frame Contemporary Art Finland’s programme Gathering for Rehearsing Hospitalities.

Monument of Distance screened at the IFF Belo Horizonte held in Brazil 30.8.-7.9.2019 and in Hybride – Le DOC selection of Silhouette Festival held in Paris, France 30.8.-7.9.2019.


While we forget – an exhibition in Kurant gallery, Tromsø, Norway 23.8.-8.9.2019 with works of Ida Palojärvi, Azar Saiyar and Marja Viitahuhta. 

Monument of Distance screened at Rencontres Internationales Berlin 21.8.2019, 17:00 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt

SQUARE – an exhibition in Stoa gallery 6.6.-9.8.2019 with works of Edwina Goldstone, Mariam Haji and Azar Saiyar. Curated by Sepideh Rahaa.


Inkerö, Saiyar, Takala – an exhibition curated by Marliis Rebane that foregrounds new moving image works by Artor Jesus Inkerö, Azar Saiyar and Pilvi Takala shown in the tower of National Museum of Finland. 4.-17.5.2019