b. 1988, Tehran, Iran.
Lives and works in Amsterdam, Berlin and Tehran and is a tutor of the Painting Department at ArtEZ, Enschede and visiting teacher
Education & Residencies
2014-2015 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2013 BFA Painting, Fine Art Faculty, AKI ArtEZ Academy for Art & Design, Enschede, Netherlands.
2013-2014 Akkuh Heartpool Foundation, Hengelo, Netherlands.
2006-2010 Painting, Fine Art Faculty, Art University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.
2005-2006 Industrial Design, Art University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.
Awards & Grants
2019. Mondriaan Fonds Bijdrage Publicaties, Netherlands.
2018. Wolvecamp Prize for Painting, HeArtPool Foundation, Netherlands.
2016. Royal Award for Modern Painting 2016, Netherlands.
2016. Werkbijdrage Jong Talent, Mondriaan Fonds voor Kunstenaars.
2014. Buning Brongers Prize, Netherlands.
2013-2014. Mondriaan Fonds for Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten.
2012-2013. ArtEZ Scholarship for Non-European Students.
Selected Exhibitions & Events
2019-20. Ampersands. W139. Amsterdam, Netherlands
2019. The Spark Is You. Group Exhibition, Curated by Ziba Ardalan, Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. London, UK
2019. On Shahrzad and the Eternal Feminine. Artist Talk at Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. London, UK
2019. Adab: Collection Through Chaos. Lecture at Asia Society Contemporary Art Week. Dubai, UAE
2018. Love Gone Vagabond, the Intellect in Search of It. Solo Exhibition, Curated by Benno Tempel
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. the Netherlands
2018. The Unfinished Copernican Revolution. at "We Don’t Need Another Hero“, 10th Berlin Biennale. ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik. Berlin, Germany
2018. Casino Copernicus. Solo Exhibition at Galerie Fons Welters. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2018. Robot Love. Group Exhibition at Campina Melkfabriek. Eindhoven, the Netherlands
2018. Bedroom Posters. Art Basel Hong Kong, solo presentation with Dastan's Basement. Hong Kong, China
2018. Oil of Pardis. Group Exhibition of Iranian Painters. Galerie BaliceHertling. Paris, France
2017. The Painted Bird | Dreams and Nightmares of Europe. Group Exhibition, Curated by Gijs Frieling. Marres-House for Contemporary Culture. Maastricht, the Netherlands
2017. Still Light. Duo Exhibition with Narcisse Tordoir, curated by Narcisse Tordoir. (re)D. Gallery. Antwerp, Belgium
2017. A Camp. Curated by Sam Samiee. No Man’s Art Gallery. Amsterdam, the Netherland
2017. A Camp. Curated by Sam Samiee. Dastan's Basement. Tehran, Iran.
2016. Exhibition of the Royal Award for Modern Painting (winner). Dam Royal Palace. Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016. Baroque. Group Exhibition at Fons Welters Galerie. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2016. Artificial Cinema. Group Exhibition at Tranzdiplay. Prague, Czech Republic
2015. Bedroom Posters. RijksakademieOpen 2015. Amsterdam van Beeldende Kunsten. the Netherlands
2014 Open studio. RijksakademieOPEN 2014. Rijksakademie Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014. Sensory War: 100th Anniversary of the WWI. Manchester Art Gallery. Manchester, UK
2013. Exhibition of the Shortlisted Sketches for the Official Royal Portrait. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, Netherlands
2020. Footnotes to Life, with texts by Benno Tempel, Dr. Gohar Homayounpour, Dr. Sumayya Kassamali and Sam Samiee, publication for the Sam Samiee, the laureate of the Wolvecamp Prize for Painting 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2019. The Spark Is You. Catalogue of the exhibition of the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, with texts by Dr. Ziba Ardalan, Oliver Basciano, Dr. Narguess Farzad, London, Netherlands
2014. The Sensory War. Catalogue of the exhibition of the 100th Year Anniversary of the World War I, with texts by Ana Carden-Coyne