Sepideh Salehi is a multidisciplinary artist born in Tehran. She left Iran to attend Accademia di belle Arti in Florence Italy where she received her MFA in Visual Art and Multimedia. She works in various media and utilizes different processes ranging from painting and drawing to printmaking, photography, video art, and painting in motion. By incorporating aspects of storytelling and letter writing, Salehi recollects the experiences she had growing up in post-1979 Tehran. She weaves personal narrative and cultural history into her work, reflecting on the ways in which she, and other women, navigated the shifting social and political landscapes. Some of the venues for her shows include, A Bridge Between You and Everything curated by Shirin Neshat at High Line Nine,New York, Art and Social Activism Festival, New York, Photo London, Somerset House London, Mirrored Re-Collection at the University of Maryland Stamp Gallery,REVEAL at The Space by Advocartsy LA, If So, What? Roya Khadjavi Projects SF, Patterning curated by Samantha Friedman at Kentler gallery, Brooklyn, NY, STRAPPA Rogue Space Chelsea NY, Craft and Folk Art Museum LA, the cutlog Art Fair NY, Tribeca Video Art NY, Centre for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Virgiliano Museum and International Bologna Art Fair Italy. She currently lives and works between Washington DC and New York.
Vanity Fair | Shirin Neshat’s Curated Show Gathers 13 Female Iranian Artists on the 40th Anniversary of Revolution | 11-13-19
Financial Times | Shirin Neshat on Iran’s Exiled Artists
W Magazine | Shirin Neshat Curates New, Politically-Charged Exhibition Featuring 12 Iranian Women Artists | 11-6-19
Wide Walls | Shirin Neshat Curates Iranian Women Artist Exhibition | 8/11/19
East City Art | The Stamp Gallery Presents Sobia Ahmad and Sepideh Salehi Mirrored Re-Collection | 10-29-18
BBC | Iranians at London Photo Exhibition: From ‘Caspian Ride’ to ‘Emptiness | 5-29-18
ART DAILY NEWS INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE | Aural Dialogue: Tombak Drum and Traditional Percussion Promotes Women Empowerment in Short Film Strappa | 9/24/17
LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS | THE (UN)DRAPED WOMAN: CONTEMPORARY IRANIAN ART AND NEW SELF-PORTRAITS | 2/20/17
CONTEMPORARY ART CURATOR MAG | Art Brief lll: The (Un)Draped Woman | 2/14/17
THE ARGONAUT | Muses out of the Shadows | 2/8/17
HUFF POST | 14 Iranian Artists Explore Just How Complex Immigration And Identity Can Be | 2/6/17
ART RADAR | Identity, memory and the poetics of veil: Iranian artists Sepideh Salehi and Kamran Taherimoghaddam at New York’s Rogue Space Chelsea |1/3/16
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