Moslem Khezri

Moslem Khezri was born in 1984 in Kerman, Iran, and is a painter and a university lecturer. 

PATTERNS OF INTIMACY

Mona Shomali is a U.S.-based artist. She was born in California in 1979. She began painting seriously at 15 years old after being introduced to nude life drawing classes sponsored by the Berkeley Artists Guild. 

Shahram Karimi

Shahram was born in 1957 Shiraz, and he is a painter and film production designer. He has extensive experience working within the film production department on a film crew for 15 years. He has worked from a very early conceptual process collaborating with Iranian artists and filmmakers; Shirin Neshat and Shoji Azari on many film projects. Their film "Women Without Men" won the 2009 Venice Film Festival, Silver Lion, for best directing. Shahram worked closely with director Richard Raymond on the movie "Desert Dancer". 

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The top 50 influencers of Iranian art history over the past 100 years 

Borders

Farnoush was born in Iran but she lives and works in London. She graduated from the Art Academy London in July 2019. Her work has been influenced by Iran's revolution, war, religion, and political situation. Her practice consists of installation and performance art in which she explores different materials from organic to man-made, using religious and cultural symbols. Her material language encompasses human hair, fabric, feather, metal, clay, concrete, ice, tarmac, and read-made objects which she uses to create tensions and relationships between organic and non-organic matter. 

Mojtaba Adibi

Mojtaba Adibi was born in Mashhad and lives in Tehran. He started art activities by caricaturing for the local Khorasan Province (which is a province in northeastern Iran) press. 

Babak Haghi

Born in 1982 in Tabriz, Babak Haghi is a professional Iranian visual artist. He started professional photography in 2012 with 

Maryam Firuzi

Maryam Firuzi is a multimedia artist who works and lives in Tehran. Although her academic training was in Film (B.A) and Film Studies (M.A), graduating from Tehran Art University in 2016, her artistic field is not limited to filmmaking. 

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