Mitra Tabrizian

Mitra Tabrizian is an Iranian-British artist and filmmaker. Her photographic work has been exhibited and published widely and is represented in major international museums and public collections, and solo museum shows include Tate Britain (2008). She has exhibited at the Venice Biennale (2015)- was awarded the Royal Academy’s Rose Award for Photography (2013), and received the Royal Photographic Society ‘Honorary Fellowship’ (2021) for innovation and contribution to art and photography.

Her short films include The Insider (2018), in collaboration with the Booker Prize Winner, Ben Okri, commissioned by the Coronet Theatre (in London) to accompany Albert Camus’ The Outsider, adapted for the stage by Ben Okri. The film’s screenings include the British Museum (2019)- and Smithsonian Institution, Washington (2020). Kerber Verlag published her latest photographic book off-screen in 2019.

Her critically acclaimed debut feature Gholam (British/Iranian film), was released in cinemas in 2018. The film is now available on BFI player, Amazon Prime, Itunes and released on VOD worldwide. She is currently developing her second feature, The Far Mountains, with BFI.

COver Photo | City, London, 2008