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BIOGRAPHY

Mohsen Shahmardi (b. 1979) is a photographer based in Tehran. He has been exhibited nationally and internationally in several countries such as Iran, England, France, Wales, Scotland, Czech Republic, Japan, China & Italy. He holds a B.A. in Cinema from University of Applied Science & Technology (UAST) in Tehran. For a period of time, he has been working as an Advertising Photographer and also has worked as a Photojournalist and Senior photo editor for an Iranian leading newspaper Hayat-e-No (2006-2010) parallel with CHN News Agency (2008).Since 2008 he has been working as a fine art photographer which currently is his main concern & be a main member of National Iranian Photographer's Society.                                                 

                                            

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019  Return, Emkan Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2017  Faraway, Emkan Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015  Contemporary Landscapes of Tehran, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2013  Depth, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2008  Images of Iran, Darvish Gallery, Osaka, Japan 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & OPEN STUDIO

2019  Iran Photo (Inside&Outside), Cite Art International Gallery, Paris, France

2018  Other People Think, HYB4 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2018  Iran Photo, Cultural Center Of Iran, Paris, France

2017   It Is Us, Not Them, Ariana Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2016   Landscapes, Harandi Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2016   Time Twilight Tehran, Organhouse (arc space) Gallery,  Chongqing, China 

2015   Wetlands, Open Studio, Daarbast Platform (Mohsen Gallery), Tehran, Iran 

2015   Edinburg Iranian Art Festival, Summerhall Gallery, Edinburg, Scotland 

2014   Iranomutomorphosis.net, Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, Venice, Italy 

2014   Encounter, Abi Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2012   Bi Nam, Turner House Gallery, Cardiff, Wales 

2011   University of Tehran First Photo Festival, Tehran Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2010   Norouz Hamghadam, Barbara Fleury Goutte d\'Or Musical and Cultural Centre, Paris, France 

2010   Humankind Settlement and City, University of Westminster, London, England

2009   Photo Expo, Saba Gallery, Tehran, Iran  

2007   Bam e Emrooz, Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

 

AWARDS & HONORS
2009   Special Prize, Young Artists Competition, UN Habitat, London, UK                               
2008   Nominee, Iranian Handmade carpet, Kish Island, Iran
2008   Nominee, International photography Festival of Firooze, Tabriz, Iran
2007   1rd Prize, National-Religious Rituals For Enjoy & Happiness ,Tehran, Iran                                  

2006   3rd Prize, Sense and Wood Photo Competition, Tehran, Iran                

ARTIST RESIDENCY

2016   the 3rd Iran-China exchange program, Kooshk Residency collaboration with Organhouse, Chongqing, China