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  • Multidisciplinary artist
  • Master of Fine Arts degree (Painting) from Art University of Tehran, Iran
  • Winner of the Grand Prize of the International Dhaka Biennial 2003-2004 for the Video Installation, “Rising up or Falling down.”
  • Successful candidate to receive the Grant from Canada Council for the Arts, Grants to film and video artists, 2015
  • Short listed for the MOPCAP prize (Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize), 2009, London, England

 

SELECTED EXIHIBTIONS

  • 2017 – Art Brief III: The (Un)Draped Woman, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • 2016 – Photo-art and mixed media, Iranian artists forum, Iranian painters’ association, Tehran
  • 2015 – Video art, Group Exhibition, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran
  • 2015 – Painting, Solo Exhibition, Artclvb Gallery, Richmond Hill, Toronto
  • 2015 – Painting, Group Exhibition, Arta Gallery, Toronto
  • 2014 – Video art, Group Exhibition, Video Screening art cinema offoff, Parkingallery team, Gent, Belgium
  • 2014 – Performance, Group Exhibition, “Ja be Ja” II, Curators: Maryam Taghavi and

Zoya Honarmand, Unpack Gallery, Toronto

  • 2014 – Performance, Group Exhibition, “Ja be Ja” II, Curators: Maryam Taghavi and

Zoya Honarmand, Azad art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

  • 2014 – Video art, Group Exhibition, Curator: Soudabeh Zahraie, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2014 – Video art, Group Exhibition, Curator: Axel Lapp, Memmingen, Germany
  • 2013 – Photo art and mixed media, Art Paris art-fair, Grand Palais, represented by gallery Mark Hachem, Paris, France
  • 2012 – Painting and mixed media and video art, Solo exhibition, Mark Hachem Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • 2012 – Painting and mixed media, a one day Solo Show, Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2011 – Video art, Group Exhibition, Devi-art Foundation, Delhi, India

REVIEWS

Contemporary Iranian Art New Perspectives

Hamid Keshmirshekan PHD. First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Saqi Books.

Saqi: 26 Westbourne Grove London W5 2Rh. www.saqibooks.co.uk

ISBN 978-0-86356-721-6. 2013.

 

Performing the Iranian State: Visual Culture and Representations of Iranian Identity

Staci Gem Scheiwiller. Performing arts.260 pages. Anthem Press. Feb. 15 2013.

(Pages 183-185)

“Representing The Unrepresentable.” Deconstructive strategies of representing identity in

contemporary Iranian Video art on example of Simin Keramati and Shahram Entekhabi.

Julia Alerstrofer PHD. Catholic Theological University, LinzUpper Austris. 2014.

“Iran’s Hybrids Unveiled.” Women in the Islamic Republic are moving East and West in their battle against the chador as a new exhibition of female artists show. An article by Katherine Butler.The Independant.www.independant.co.uk. 2009

“It’s All About Change.” Snapshots from Tehran contemporary art scene.

An article by Ingo Arend.Nafas Magazine. www.universes-in-universe.org. 2011

“Klein, Fein, PraziseDreiAusstellungen in der MemmingerKunsthalle.”

An article by Christofer Wiedmann in German news paper: KULTURDonnerstag. 20

February, 2014. Nr. 42 SuddeufscheZeitung.

“The Judge of Other’s Judgment.” A glance at the works of Simin Keramati. An article by Behrang Samadzadegan. Art Tomorrow Contemporary Art Magazine. No. +3. Winter 2011.

“Iran.com, Iranian art today,” by Susann Wintch, Dec. 2009, Nafas Magazine.

“The United Patchworks.” An article on today’s Iranian art and Iranian artists working and living inside Iran and in other countries, by Simin Keramati, Tirgan Magazine, Celebrating Iranian Arts and Culture in Canada, August 2015, Toronto.