Book

2016: Shenasnameh, RRB and ICVL Studios co-publishing, UK, limited edition of 300. ISBN 978-0-9932323-4-3

 

Education

2015: PhD, Art and Photography, University of South Wales. Newport, Uk

2008: MA, Documentary Photography, Art University of Tehran Tehran, Iran

2004: BA, Photography, Art University of Tehran. Tehran, Iran

Awards

2016: Selected by the Photobookstore Magazine, Photobooks of 2016.

2016: Selected by Humble Arts Foundation, the Best Socially Concerned Photobooks of 2016.

2016: Winner of the Flip Photobook Award.

2016: Selected as the Favourite Photobook on Metalist of 2016. 

2016: Selected by Time Magazine, the  Best Photobooks of The year.  

2016: Winner of  the 14th Reminders Photography Stronghold Grant. 

2016: Shenasnameh, Special Mention at Maribor Photobook Award.

2016: Shortlisted of the International Photocontest Direct Look.

2016: Finalist Best British Book Design and Production of the year.

2016: Shortlisted Best Arthur Book 2016, Rencontres Arles.

2015: Best Photo Book of the year, LensCulture.

2015: Best Photo Book of the year, PhotoBookStore.

  

Exhibitions

 

2019: " How We See" Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

2019: "How we See", Museum Of Fine Art and Masssachusetts College of Art

2019: "Shenasnameh", Offset Pirtara, Chennai Photo Biennale

2019: " 209 Women", Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK

2019: "Where Time Stood Still", Ffotogallery, Penarth, UK 

2019: "Where Time Stood Still",  London Photo50, London, Uk

2019: "209 Women", London, UK

2019: "Ghost Stories", Bristol Archive, Bristol, UK

2018: "Our eyes tell stories" , Arnolfini, Bristol, Uk

2018: "209 Women" , Portcullis House, London, Uk

2018: " Whose and Whome" The Body as a Political Landscape, Kathmandu, Nepal

2018: Neghab, PHmuseum, UK

2018: How We See, PGH Photo Fair, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittesburgh

2018: How We See,  Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires

2018: How We See,  Museum of Fine Arts and Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

2018: How We See, Reading Room, New York Public Library, New York 

2018: Whose and Whome, Kathmandu, Nepal

2018: Vigilance, Struggle, Pride: Through Her Eyes, Zagreb, Croatia 

2018: Vigilance, Struggle, Pride: Through Her Eyes. Graz, Austria 

2018: Family on No Man, Cosmos, Arles, France 

2018: Vigilance, Struggle, Pride: Through Her Eyes. Berlin, Germany.

2018: Another Meeting in Vein, Nordic Light. Norway

2018: 10x10 Photobooks, Flowers Gallery. New York, USA

2018: Vigilance, Struggle, Pride: Through Her Eyes, UGM, Maribor Art Gallery. Maribor, Slovenia 

2018: The Graphic Arts of Photography, Kodak", Centre Space Art Gallery. Bristol, UK

2018: Call and Response: Art as Resistance, Strange Fire Collective. Seattle, Washington. 

2017: 10x10 Awake, Doran Gallery. Massachusetts, USA 

2017:  Snail on the Slope, Goaphoto. Goa, India

2017:  Catharsis, Exposed Gallery. Belfast, Ireland

2017:  Uncensored Books - Medphoto Festival. Crete, Greece

2017:  Beyond Us And Them, FOTODOK. Utrecht, The Netherlands 

2017:  Bind-Weed, Knowle West Media Centre. Bristol, UK

2017:  Bind-Weed, @ Bristol. Bristol, UK 

2017:  Shenasnameh, Awake 10x10 Books, Image text Ithaca symposium. Ithaca, USA

2017:  Shenasnameh, Petőfi Irodalmi Múzeum. Budapest, Hungary

2017: Uncensored Books, Literature Festival. Palermo, Italy

2017: Awake, Magnum Foundation. New York, USA

2017: Benaki Museum, Athens Photo Festival 2017. Athens, Greece 

2017: PGH Photo, Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, USA 

2017: Offspring Photo Meet 2017. London, UK

2017: Cardiff International Festival of Photography 2017, Diffusion. Cardiff, Wales  

2017: Shenasnameh , Uncensored Books. Belgrade, Serbia 

2017: Shenasnameh, Call an Response: Art as Residence. Syntax Physic Opera. Denver, USA 

2017: Shenasnameh, Reminders Photography Stronghold. Tokyo, Japan

2017:  I, Workshop at RPS. Tokyo, Japan 

2017:  ShenasnamehCLOSER. Bari, Italy

2017: Shenasnameh, LhGWR gallery. The Hague, The Netherlands  

2017: Shenasnameh, Moscow Photobook Festival. Moscow, Russia

2017: Thats What My Love Is, Vision 20/20, Knowel West Media Centre. Bristol, UK 

2017: Shenasnameh, Favourite Book , 10x 10 Photo Book. New York, USA

2016: East Street Tales, Curation. Bristol, UK

2016: Shenasnameh, Leboudoir2.2, Berlin, Germany - Multimedia Show.

2016: Shenasnameh, Gazebook: Sicilly Photobook Festival, Italy - Multimedia Show

2016: Organ Vida: What's This Book? Zagreb, Croatia - Multimedia Show

2016: BPF Open16 Moving Image. Brighton, UK - Multimedia Show

2016: Bi Nam, Richmond House / Ffotogallery. Cardiff, UK

2016: Curated Projection, Goethe-Instut. Chennai, India

2015: Asian Women Photographer's Showcase, Chapel Gallery, Objectifs. Singapore

2015: Everything is Politics. ICV Lab Studio, Bristol, UK

2013: Bi Nam, Ffotogallery. Cardiff, UK 

2012: Bi Nam, Image and Identity. Ffotogallery. Cardiff, UK

2010: Who Am I ?, Flock Gallery. Caerleon, UK

2009: Neghab, Ffloc Gallery. Newport, UK

2008: Family Albums, Barg Gallery. Tehran, Iran

2007: Red Light, Laleh Gallery. Tehran, Iran

2004: 9th Tehran Photo Biennial. Tehran, Iran  

 

Talks and Interviews

 

2019:"Hunt of Memory",  Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2019: Visual Journalism , Czech Press Photo, Prague , Czech Republic

2019:"Another meeting in Vein", Czech Press Photo, Prague, Czech Republic 

2019: "Where Time Stood Still", APHE Conference, Coventry, UK

2019: " Where Time Stood Still", Spike Island, Bristol, UK

2019: " Women's Perspective", Kobra Museum of Modern Art, The Netherlands

2019:" Northern Narratives" Interviews, Uk   

2019: " WhereTime Stood Still" , Oxford Modern Art Museum, UK

2019: "In picture", Wallpaper magazine, Uk

2019: "Alternative Family Portraits" , The Guardian, Uk

2018: " Another Meeting In Vein", Kathmandu Photo Festival, Nepal

2018: Whisper of the Past, Family Ties Network. Coventry, UK

2018: Whisper of the Past, Activating the Archives, Arnolfini. Bristol, UK

2018: Whisper of the Past, Nordic Light. Norway

2018: Coventry University, Another meeting in vein. Coventry, UK

2018: Internation Woman's Day, Murmuration. Bristol, UK

2018: Pressfor Progress Inspiring Women, Arnolfini. Bristol, UK 

2018: Photomonitor, Shenasnameh, Interviewed by Caroline Molly. UK

2018:  Financial Times, Identity: A Photography Special. London, UK

2017: Wired Magazine, Identity, Interview. Tokyo, Japan

2017: Better Pictures Magazine , Interview. India

2017: Tique, Art Paper, Interview. Belgium  

2017: WIRED Conference 2017, WRD Identity. Tokyo, Japan

​2017: Tama Art University. Tokyo, Japan 

2017:  Exposed Gallery. Belfast, Ireland 

2017: Fast Forward, Women in Photography, National Gallery of Art. Vilnius, Lithuania   

​2017: WIRED Lab Workshop,Tokyo, Japan - http://lab.wired.jp/workshop/obara-amak/

2017: FOTODOK, Bookclub#11. Utrecht, The Netherlands 

2017:  Shenasnameh Sicily Photobook Festival. Sicily, Italy  

2017:  Another Metting With Her In Vein, Photobook Osaka, Osaka, Japan 

2017: Remind The Future Not To Forget The Past, Arnolfini. Bristol, UK

2017: Buzz Magazine, Shenasnameh, 12 highlights from Diffusion   

2017: Aesthetica Magazine, Challenging Representation, UK

2017: Diffusion Festival 2017, Revolution Symposium. Cardiff, Wales 

2017: Photographic Dialogues Magazine, Moving Stills, UK

2017: KWMC, Re Valuing Photography, People and Places. UK

2017: La Repubblica. Bari, Italy 

2017:The Royal Academy of Art, KABK. Netherlands

2017:World Press Photo, Honoured Lecture. Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

2017: From A Project To A Viable Book, Coventry University. Conventry, UK 

2017: Visual Artworks Inspired by Personal Life, 0A113 WebMagazine, France 

2017: Shenasnameh, Who We Are?, Foam Magazine. The Netherlands

2017: University of the West of England, Shenasnameh. Bristol, UK

2017: Weston Art College, Another Meeting With Her In Vein. UK

2016: Belfast University. Belfast, Northern Ireland

2016: Extra Fort. Photography at Recycle Art. Brussels, Belgium 

2016: Shenasnameh, Best Photo Books Review of 2016, IMA Magazine. Japan

2016: Women Looking at Women, Raw View Magazine. New York, USA

2016: Shenasnameh, Article on Shenasnameh, PHMuseum, UK

2016: Shenasnameh, Review on Shenasnameh, Photo Eye, UK
2016: Shenasnameh, Collector Daily. UK

2016: Brighton Photo Fringe, In Conversation with Maria Kapajeva. Brighton, UK
2016: Review on Shenasnameh, Kassel Foto Buch. Germany
2016: An Article on Shenasnameh, Gabriela Cendoya. Spain  

2016: Review on Shenasnameh, Hajime Kimura

2016: Another Meeting With Her In Vein, Unveiled. Exeter, UK

2016: leboudoir2.0 goes to Arles-Le Local, 13 rue du Pont. Arles, France

2016: Another Meeting With Her in Vein, The Photographer's Gallery. London, UK

2016: Photo Book Bristol. Bristol, UK

2016: In Conversation with Lina Hashim, IC Visual Lab. Bristol, UK

2016: The Photographer artist, activist, innovator? Knowle West Media Centre and Fotonow CIC. Bristol, UK   

2016: Image and Identity, Richmond House. Bristol, UK

2016: Shenasnameh included in One Image Story (curated by Maria Kapajeva), Fast Forward

2016: ArtyCul Show, An interview with Shawn Naphtali Sobors. Bristol, UK

2016: Arnolfini, Shenasnameh,  APHE. Bristol, UK

2016: Weston-super-Mare Art College. Weston-super-Mare, UK

2016:  An Interview with Colin Pantal, Shenasnameh, Photo Book Bristol. Bristol, UK

2015: An Interview with Colin Pantall. Bristol, UK

2015: Shenasnameh, Bristol UWE. Bristol, UK

2015: Asian Women Photographer's Showcase. Singapore

2013: Binam, Image and Identity. Cardiff, UK

2012: The Radio 2 Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman. London, UK

2012: In Conversation with Carolyn Hassan. Penarth, UK 

2010: In Conversation with Professor Alexis Nuselovici. Newport, UK