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. They start work on every piece together, working on different parts, until both declare it finished. Peybak's works are inspired by Persian poetry, mythology and miniature paintings.
Born in 1984 in Iran
Lives and works in Tehran, Iran
BABAK ALEBRAHIM DEHKORDI
Born in 1984 in Iran
Lives and works in Tehran, Iran
2018. Zahouk. Dastan's Basement. Tehran, Iran
2017. Abrakan Éclat. Galerie GP & N Vallois (Project Room), Paris, France
2017. Abrakan (Appearance). Dastan+2. Tehran, Iran
2016. Abrakan (Naissance). Dastan’s Basement. Tehran, Iran
2015. Abrakan (Naissance). GP & N Vallois Gallery (Project Room). Paris, France
2015. Abrakan's Room. Dastan’s Basement. Tehran, Iran
2019. Jungle Fever. Galerie GP & N Vallois. 33 rue de Seine. Paris, France
2015. Tu dois changer ta vie !. Tri Postal. Lille, France
2015. Year in Review. Dastan:Outside. Sam Art. Tehran, Iran
2014. Monster’s Room. Bleu Brut, Domaine Vranken Pommery, Reims, France
2014. The Mine. Dubai, UAE
2013. Must Be Destroyed. Sin Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2018. Mossavar-Nameh. Art Dubai. Dastan's Basement Booth. Dubai, UAE
2017. Sydney Contemporary. Dastan's Basement Booth. Sydney, Australia
2016. The Sun Rises from the West. Art Dubai. Dastan’s Basement Booth. Dubai, UAE
2016. The Armory Show. Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois Booth. New York, US
2016. Fiac (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain). Booth 0.A85. Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois Booth. Paris, France
2015. Abu Dhabi Art Fair. Abu Dhabi,UAE
2015. Contemporary Istanbul. Istanbul, Turkey
2015. Fiac (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain). Grand Palais. Booth 0.C03. Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois. Paris, France
Teer Art Fair 2019Teer Art Fair 2019 24 - 28 Jun 2019 Art FairsDastan will participate at Teer Art Fair 2019 with a selection of Outsider Art works curated by Morteza Zahedi and a solo presentation of works by Peybak
Peybak | "Zahouk"Dastan's Basement 26 Oct - 16 Nov 2018 The BasementAn exhibition of drawings and an animation piece by Peybak
"Mossavar-Nameh"Dastan's Basement & Dastan+2 22 Jun - 20 Jul 2018 +2, The BasementA Large Exhibition of Mossavar-Nameh Project at Dastan+2 and Dastan's Basement
"Mossavar-Nameh"Art Dubai 2018 21 - 24 Mar 2018 Art FairsMossavar-Nameh A Dastan Project Art Dubai 2018 Booth C2 Curatorial Team: Hormoz Hematian, Aria Kasaei, Ashkan Zahraei Concept: Hormoz Hematian Booth Design: StudioKargah — Aria Kasaei Structure Design and Production:...
Dastan at Sydney Contemporary 2017Sydney Contemporary 2017 7 - 10 Sep 2017 Art FairsA presentation of works by artists Nariman Farrokhi, Mohammad Hossein Gholamzadeh, Meghdad Lorpour, and Peybak
Peybak | "Abrakan (Appearance)"Dastan+2 4 Aug - 1 Sep 2017 +2An exhibiton of paintings, drawings, three-dimensional works, installations and video by Peybak
Inspired by "References, Clues and Favorite Things" | Curated by Fereydoun AveArt Dubai 2017 12 - 18 Mar 2017 Art FairsA presentation inspired by Fereydoun Ave's project "References, Clues, and Favorite Things"
"Update"Dastan +2 30 Sep - 16 Oct 2016 +2Group Exhibition of Dastan's Artists
The Sun that Rises from the WestArt Dubai 2016 16 - 19 Mar 2016 Art FairsA presentation fo works by Farah Ossouli, Amin Montazeri, Farhad Gavzan, Peybak, Bahareh Navabi, Nima Zaare Nahandi and Mohammad Hossein Gholamzadeh
Peybak | "Abrakan (Naissance)"Dastan's Basement 11 Mar - 2 Apr 2016 The BasementDuo Exhibition of Works by Peybak at Dastan's Basement Gallery.
''Year in Review''Dastan:Outside | Sam Art 13 - 17 Mar 2015 Dastan:OutsideYear in Review Over the past year, Dastan has held 25 exhibitions inside and outside the Basement. This year also marked the opening of Sam Art, a pop-up space, dedicated...
TEER ART, Contemporary art in IranAnahita's Eye July 23, 2019Anahita's Eye has recently published an article on Teer Art Fair 2019 and contemporary art in Iran. Click here to read it in full.
Tehran's art fair opens despite sanctions and growing tensions with USThe Art Newspaper June 24, 2019The Art Newspaper has recently published an article on Teer Art Fair 2019. Click here to read it in full.
The 8 Booths To Look Out For At Art Dubai 2019harpersbazaararabia March 22, 2019Harper's Bazaar Arabia has recently published a review of some of Art Dubai 2019 booths including Dastan's Basement. Click here to read it in full.
''Amid a Gloomy Economic Forecast and Simmering Political Tensions, Art Dubai Tries to Find Stability''artnetnews March 22, 2019artnet has recently published a review on Art Dubai 2019 in which Dastan's Basement has a booth. Click here to read it in full. From...
Art Dubai 2019: A Closer Look at the Projects and Artists on Showselectionsarts March 21, 2019Selections has recently published an article on Art Dubai 2019 reviewing the projects and artists, including Dastan's Basement booth. Click here to read it in...
"The World Was Catching on to Iran’s Contemporary Art. Then Sanctions Returned"Bloomberg November 15, 2018Bloomberg has recently published an article by James Tarmy on the current situation of Iran's contemporary art and the effect of sanctions on it, focusing...
"Hijacked by Fereydoun Ave"Selections October 24, 2018Selections magazine has recently published a list of 64 Iranian artists selected by Fereydoun Ave 'who are content to connect to the world through their...
Dastan at Sydney Contemporary 2017September 1, 2017Dastan is pleased to announce its participation in Sydney Contemporary 2017, presenting works by artists Nariman Farrokhi, Mohammad Hossein Gholamzadeh, Meghdad Lorpour, and Peybak. The...