(b.1984, iran. lives and works in bergen, norway)

 

education

2008 - 2011 BA Fine arts, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway.

2006 - 2008 Nordland Art and Film school, Kabelvåg, Norway.

2004 - 2005 Art history, ex. Phil/Fac., University of Bergen, Norway.

2003 - 2004 Fana Folkehøgskule, Media, Bergen, Norway.

2001 - 2003 Ringerike videregående skole, allmenne fag, Hønefoss, Norway.

solo exhibitions

2015   Grains Of Golden Sand, Kunsthall Oslo.

2015    (…)False Is More Than Real, Trykkeriet, Bergen.

2013   All these shimmering things. They fade so quick., Galerie SPZ, Praha.

2013   Everything is everything (…) False is also real, Galleri BLUNK, Trondheim.

2013   The distant things seem close (...) the close remote (...), ENTRÉE, Bergen.

2012   7 Sonnets On Grace, Bunker 19 Hovefestivalen, Arendal.

2012   Knowledge Is Faithful, Rom 8, Bergen.

2010   Before You Can Read You Gotta Learn How To See, Galleri Fisk, Bergen. 

selected group exhibitions

2017   TBA, DUO exhibition with Pedro Henriques, Syntax project, Lisbon.

2016   A Magicians’ Right Hand, Futura Projects, curator Marketa Stara, Prague.

2016   Tegnebiennalen, Oslo.

2016   Gwangju Biennale, South Korea.

2015   NADA New York 2015, Gallery Entrée, New York City.

2015   Artifice # 2, Stockholm.

2014   Vevringutstillinga, Vevring.

2014   The Positive Void, Kunsthall Oslo.

2014   Flag of the Week, Kunsthall Stavanger.

2013   FLAG NEW YORK CITY Performa 13, curator Randi Grov Berger, New York, USA.

2013   Tales of Quest, Telemark kunstnersenter, curator Power Ekroth, Skien.

2013   Høstutstillingen 2013. Statens 126. Kunstutstilling, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo.

2013   Whileaway, Kunsthall Oslo.

2012   VÅRUTSTILLINGEN, Fotogalleriet, Oslo.

2012   CHROMA II, Galleri Volt, Bergen.

2011   Reshuffling Forest (Hellebou Vol. 3), Holodeck, Oslo.

2011   Eyes On Your Instruments, ONO, Oslo.

2011  Tekstallianse, Galleri 1857, Oslo.

2011   HIGH NOON / Avgangsutstillingen ved KHIB.

2011   No One Should Call You A Dreamer, Galleri F15, Moss.

2010   PUZZLED, Galleri L18, Bergen.

2009   NATURALLY, Naturhistorisk Museum, Bergen.

2008   JFR., Visningsrommet USF, Bergen.

2008   HOME ALONE, curated by Marianne Hurum in private apartment, Oslo

2008   ICEBREAKER, kunstfestival, Kabelvåg.  

bibliography

2016   Monography in Aktuell series, a Torpedo Press and Kunsthall Oslo project.

2015   Vector #7 Bergen issue.

2015   Review at kunstkritikk.no

2015   Review in Billedkunst.

2015   Review in Dagbladet+ 28. september.

2015   Interview (and cover for) Billedkunst # 4.

2015   Feature in D2 September 16th.

2013   Featured works, Nordic Now!

2012   Interview i måg magazine

2012   Interview i Natt&Dag, May issue.

2012   Fanzine for Objektiv#5.

2012   Interview Hovefestivalen (April 14th).

Comission 

2014   Statoil Sandsli, Bergen.

residencies

2014  Nordisk Kunstnersenter Dale.

2011   Hellebou, Notodden.

other experience

2016-        Professional committee visual arts,  Arts council Norway.

2013 -  16  Board chariman Frida og Olav Rustis legat, Bergen.

2012 - 16   Board member Bildende Kunstneres Forening Hordaland

2012 - 16   Board member Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen.

2011          B-open, seminar producer Visjoner: Omveltninger og..., Bergen.

2010         BGO1, Assistant for Toril Johannessen, KODE, Bergen.

2009        Board member Galleri Fisk, Bergen.

2008        ICEBREAKER, co-curator for art festival, 15. – 28. juni Kabelvåg.  

MEMBERSHIPS

UKS, NBK, BKFH og Flaggfabrikken.

miscellaneous

 

2015      The works The Air is Loaded #III and The Air is Loaded #II is cover art

               for the album For Individuals Facing The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness

               by Mari Kvien Brunvoll and Stein Urheim.