EDUCATION AND RESIDENCY

2002 BFA, Photography, Tehran University of Art

2005 Theerta, workshop and residency, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2008 The Bag Factory Artists’ Studios, residency, Johannesburg, South Africa

2012 Atelierhaus Salzamt, residency, Linz, Austria

2013-14 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/ Dutch Ministry ofEducation, Culture and Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015 A.i.R (Dubai)/ Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Tashkeel,Delfina Foundation and Art Dubai

2018  Heterotropics #4, M HKA, Lodgers and AirAntwerp, Belgium

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2018 Flotsam, Jetsam, Lagan and Derelict, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, AT

2016 Safe landing,Hit gallery,Bratislava,SL

2016 Ask the birds,Gabriel Rolt gallery,Amsterdam,NL

2006 Untitled, Self-portraits, Silkroad gallery, Tehran,IR

2004 Bodiless,I (zourkhaneh), Silkroad gallery,Tehran,IR

2002 Mannequin, Iranian artist’s forum, Tehran,IR

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION AND PERFORMANCE

2018

Brace For Impact, Node#1,de Appel,Amsterdam,NL

Funny how forever, feels now,Juliette Jongma Front Space,Amsterdam,NL

TRANS,University of Johannesburg Art Gallery,ZA

20 propositions , A garden inside a forest, Salzburger Kunstverein, AT

Watch a moth drinking tears from the eyes of the sleeping bird, sound performance, performer: Antonia Steffens,Lost and found,Wag,Amsterdam, NL

Heterotropics #4, Lodger M HKA, Antwerp, BL

Hole water,Sound performance with Geo Wyeth and Ivan Cheng,Lodger M HKA,Antwerp,BL

Drawings,650mAH,HOVE, UK

2017

Staging the Inhabitable,Platform Trauma,Amsterdam,NL

Surface Tensions,Black church print studio,curated by Jaki Irvine,Dublin,IE

Happy people,Living Art museum,Reykjavik,IC

(un)mediated nature,gallery Tanja Wagner,Berlin,DE

Art Rotterdam,NL

2016

Artissima,Torino,IT

The National or the skip,The Averad hotel,London,GB

Tehran. capital in CAPITAL letters, Triumph gallery,curated by Homayoun Askari Sirizi and Natalya Nusinova,Moscow,RU

Forming of Inevitable Blue ,Hit gallery,curated by ApartcollectiveBratislava,SL

with Nikolaus lang, Jollyjoker ,Amsterdam,NL

Companions: The long-lasting intimacy of strangers,Luckman Gallery, curated by Candice Lin,California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Come closer,Oude kurk,Sound performance,Vocal: Shadi Fallah, Amsterdam,NL

Things to Remember (Page Not Found), Castrum Peregrini ,curated by Radna Rumping, Amsterdam,NL

Art Rotterdam,NL

2015

Dust, Centre for Contemporary Art at Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw,PL

De arrogantie van de jeugd at Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam,NL

Art Dubai-A.i.R,UAE

2014

Rijksakademie van beeldende Kunsten,Amsterdam, RijksakademieOpen,NL

hocus pocus, hoc est corpus,Thomaskerk,Amsterdam,NL

Recalling The Future: post revolutionary Iranian art brunei gallery, London,UK

2013

Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL, RijksakademieOPEN

2012

Light from the Middle East, Victoria & Albert Museum, London,UK

2011

Metropolis - City Life in the Urban Age /noorderlitch photo festival, Groningen,NL

Die iranische weltanschauung, Freies Museum, Berlin,DE

Right Here, Right Now, International format festival, Derby museum, UK

2009

Inside Tehran out ,Forum Schlossplatz, Aarau, Switzerland,CH

165 ans de photographie iranienne, Musee du quai branly, Paris,FR

2008

Bag factory art galley, Johannesburg, South Africa

2007

Biennale des images du monde, Photoquai, Musee du quai branly, Paris,FR

AWARDS

2015

3Package Deal - Grant by Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst (AFK) and Bureau Broedplaatsen (BBP)with Rijksakademie, Kunstverein en Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Werkbijdrage Bewezen Talent, Mondrian Fonds

2011

Special mention of tenth scholarships “robert villagraz “. Efti, Madrid

Winner of paul hill exposure awards as part of the format international photography festival

2005

Letter of commendation: the second annual award Kaveh Golestan

 

VIDEO SCREENING:

2017

Perplexity Alloy, Videograph, Montreal

يُعاد,Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre,Ramallah,Palestine

2015

Unfailing memory Kunstverein Freiborg e.v. and theatre inMarienbad

Armageddon Death - Long Version, Le Plafond, Amsterdam

2014

in-out, Athens Video Art Festival, Athens

2013

in-out, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Gulistan , gallery utopia, Berlin

STILL LIVES & SELECTED ACTS, Dastan’s Basement, Tehran. 

Gulistan, Göteborg poetry festival, Sweden

2012

Mise en abyme, Elástica, CINEMÁTICA Festival, Montréal

Mise en abyme, ” Gulistan video “ sazmanab, Tehran

The garden of eden , Lost and Found, A video program with artists from the Middle East, place de Tokyo, paris

International Movie Night on ‘nothing, “gulistan video”, geh8 art space and studio eV, Dresden, Germany

2011

Iran via video current (NYC/Tehran), Thomas Erben Gallery, 

 

CURATING

Only The Morning Bird Treasures the Flower Garden, Red Cat Gallery, curated with Sohrab Mohebbi, Los Angeles, USA, 2018

Art Rotterdam, Gabriel Rolt booth, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2017

The Waves We Part With, Petra Ark Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016

PUBLICATION:

2018-Only the morning bird treasures the flower garden, edited by Mehraneh Atashi (Up Coming)

2018-Ludic Garden,Edited by Radna Rumping-Mehraneh Atashi

2017-Tehran-Life Whithin Walls published by Hatje Cantz

2016-on the occasion of the exhibithion "safe landing" published by APARTLable

2016-things to remember-page not found,

2016-EXTENTION.IR,Truimph gallery,RU

2015 - on Doubt-Art Dubai

2013-La Photographie Iranienne,un Regard Sur la Creation contemporaine en Iran

2011 - Seeing studies, dOCUMENTA (13) Casco - Office for Art, Design and Theory and the institute for incongruous translation

2009-Petunia

2008-Iranian photography now

2005 - 12 Photographic journeys

 

COLLECTIONS:

British Museum
Devi art foundation, India