Peybak Iranian, b. 1984


Peybak (Peyman Barabadi and Babak Alebrahim Dehkordi, both b. 1984, Tehran, Iran) is the pseudonym of two artists have been working together as the "unified duo" of Peybak since December 20, 2001. Peybak is well-known for depicting imaginative creatures in a dystopian reverse void. The duo works on every piece together, each taking on different parts until they both declare it finished. Persian poetry, mythology, and miniature painting inspire Peybak's works.

Peybak solo shows with Dastan Gallery: "Xa La" ( +2 Gallery, 2021) | "Zahouk" (Dastan's Basement, 2018) | "Abrakan Éclat" (Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France, 2017) | "Abrakan" (+2 Gallery, 2017) | "Abrakan (Naissance)" (Dastan’s Basement, 2016) | "Abrakan (Naissance)" (Galerie GP & N Vallois, 2015) | "Abrakan's Room" (Dastan's Basement, 2015). Peybak group shows: "Jungle Fever" (Galerie GP & N Vallois. 33 rue de Seine. Paris, 2019) | "Tu dois changer ta vie !." (Tri Postal, Lille, France, 2015) | "Year in Review" (A Dastan:Outside Project. Sam Art. Tehran, 2015) | "Monster’s Room" (Bleu Brut, Domaine Vranken Pommery, Reims, France, 2014) | "The Mine" (Dubai, UAE, 2014) | "Must Be Destroyed" (Sin Gallery, Tehran, 2013). Peybak has participated in the following art fairs: "Mossavar-Nameh" (Art Dubai. Dastan's Basement Booth. Dubai, 2018) | Sydney Contemporary (Dastan's Basement Booth, Sydney, 2017) | "The Sun Rises from the West" (Art Dubai, Dastan’s Basement Booth, 2016) | The Armory Show (Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois Booth, New York, 2016) | FIAC (Grand Palais, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois Booth, Paris, 2016) | Abu Dhabi Art Fair (Abu Dhabi, 2015) | Contemporary Istanbul (Istanbul, 2015) | FIAC (Grand Palais, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois. Paris, 2015).