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CVغزاله رضائی-فارسی

GHAZALEH REZAEI (b. 1990, Tehran) is an Iranian photographer who lives and works between Iran and France. She holds a PhD in Art Studies from the University of Tehran. She obtained both her BFA and MFA in Photography from the same university. Ghazaleh mainly uses photography to express sociocultural issues by drawing on the medium’s technical and aesthetical properties to create meaning. She has had presentations in Iran, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Germany, and Canada, both solo and in a group. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at the University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Photography.

 

EDUCATION

2023

PhD Visual Art Studies, University of Tehran

Dissertation Title: Iranian Art Photography: from Local Roots to Global Horizons (A+)

Department of Visual Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts

2019-2023

 

2017

MA Photography, University of Tehran

Department of Visual Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts

Graduated with Distinction (A+)

2015-2017

 

2013

BFA Photography, University of Tehran

Department of Visual Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts

2008-2013

 

2010

BFA Painting, University of Tehran 

Department of Visual Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts

2009-2010|Incomplete

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 2018

Ag Galerie, Tehran

Light Upon Light

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2023

Fotografiska

Let Us Believe in the Down of Spring: Portraits from Iran

Online-Exhibition, Curated by Anahita Sadighi

The Cube, The Deutsche Boerse Photography Foundation, Eschborn

Foam Talent

 

2022

Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam

Foam Talent , Young Artists Shaping the Future of Photography

Curated by Mirelva Berghout

BredaPhoto 2022, Grote Kerk, Breda

A Space to Breath

Curated by Newsha Tavakolian

 

2019

Unseen Amsterdam

with Ag Galerie

Photolux, Lucca

Inerzia e Forza: Una Seconda Rivoluzione

10th Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie, Québec

Iran: Visual Poetries

Curated by Claudia Polledri

 Ag Galerie, Tehran

Group-Exhibition, Small Image, Large Reflection IV

 

2018

Teer Art Fair, Tehran

with Ag Galerie

Jorjani Gallery, Tehran

Group-Exhibition, Home

Curated by Golnoush Heshmati

 

2017

Les Rencontres d’Arles Exhibition, Arles

Iran Année 38

Curated by Anahita Ghabaian and Newsha Tavakolian

Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival, Xiamen

Iran Année 38

Silk Road Gallery, Tehran

Summer Photography Group Exhibition

Silk Road Gallery, Tehran

Group-Exhibition, Tehran and Beyond

Curated by Mehrdad Nadjmabadi

 

2016

Azad Art Gallery, Tehran

Winner of the First Prize for the Let Your Redness be Mine Series, First Shahr-e-Ketab Magazine Photo Award Exhibition

Jorjani Gallery, Tehran

Group-Exhibition, Long Shot

Curated by Golnoush Heshmati

 

2015

Silk Road Gallery, Tehran

Group-Exhibition, Bedtime Stories

Curated by Mehrdad Nadjmabadi

 

SELECTED PRESS and PUBLICATIONS

2023

Breathing Space: Iranian Women Photographers

Thames & Hudson

Espace Vital: Femmes Photographes Iraniennes

Editions Textuel

Espace vital, le Livre Événement sur Trois Générations de Femmes Photographes Iraniennes

Madame Figaro

Espace Vital: L’Iran sous le Regard de 23 Femmes Photographes 

Fisheye Magazine 

Let Us Believe in the Dawn of Spring: Portraits from Iran

Fotografiska

 

2022

Sixteen artists feature in ‘Space to Breathe’ within the spectacular ‘Great Church’ as part of Breda Photo festival in The Netherlands. https://www.magnumphotos.com/arts-culture/newsha-tavakolian-guest-curates-at-breda-photo/ 

Foam: International Photography Magazine

Talent Issue, Text by: Anahita Ghabaian, No. 61.

 

2019

Profession: Artist, Herfeh Honarmand Art Magazine

No. 70 (Winter 2019), pp. 45-49.


2018    

Avam Magazine

On Light َUpon Light Series, Text  by: Maryam Roshanfekr

Profession: Artist, Herfeh Honarmand Art Magazine

No. 69 (Autumn 2018), pp. 33-37. 

No. 67 (Spring 2018), pp. 152-154.

 

2017

Edition Textuelle, Paris

Iran Année 38: La photographie Iranienne contemporaine depuis la révolution de 1979

 

2016

Profession: Artist, Herfeh Honarmand Art Magazine

Vol. 13, No. 59, (Spring 2016) pp. 149.

 

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

2018

Photographer and Second Cinematographer

Goli: A Tale of Threads:a Film by Sara Naimpour, Canada/Iran

 

 

TEACHING

2022-present

Visiting Lecturer at Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran

 

 

ghz.rezaei@gmail.com