CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1989 in Tehran, Iran
Lives and works in Tehran, Iran


EDUCATION

2017 SMACT-candidate – MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT), MIT, MA, USA
2017 MFA-candidate – Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Film, Video, New Media and Animation, SAIC, MI, USA
2017 MA-candidate – Social Practice and Public Forms, California College of the Arts, CA, USA
2017 MFA-candidate – Community Arts, MICA, Baltimore, USA
2017 MFA-candidate – Curatorial Practice, MICA, Baltimore, USA
2017 MFA-candidate – Fine Arts, SMU, TX, USA
2015 Master-class – Cinema (Krzysztof Zanussi), Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tehran, Tehran, Iran
2014 Workshop – Performance Art (Marina Abromavic), Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genève, Switzerland
2013 Workshop – Art Criticism (Anne Katrin Fessler and Matthias Dusini), Austrian Cultural Forum (ÖKFT), Tehran, Iran
2013 Course – Psychology (Prof. Steve Joordens), University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
2007-2009 Coursework towards BA – Spanish, Islamic Azad University North Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
2007-2008 Course – Visual Anthropology (Iradj Esmailpour Ghouchani), Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
2006 High School Diploma – Mathematics-Physics, Daneshmand High School, Tehran, Iran


EXHIBITIONS, PROJECTS AND PERFORMANCES

2017 Postcardese, Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2016 All Other Passports, New Media Society, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Amirali Ghasemi)
2016 Super Sohrab, White House Grounds, The White House, Washington D.C., US – Performance
2015 Centrefold Project “The Spring of recession”, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran
2015 Tehran Mon Amour, Galerie Royal, Munich, Germany (Curated by Christopher Sehl)
2015 No.6 Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2014 The Foreigner, “Edge of Arabia _ Majlis Symposium”, CULTRUNNERS, MIT, Massachusetts, US
2014 Arm-wrestling with Super Sohrab (Super Sohrab), Geneva, Switzerland – Performance
2014 Super Sohrab, Geneva, Switzerland – Performance
2014 Encyclonospace Iranica, Access Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (Curated by Mohammad Salemy)
2013 A Review of a Decade of Video Art in Iran, Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran, Iran
2013 The Flag: Instruction Manual # 2, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Daria Kirsanova)
2013 The Foreigner, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, US
2013 The Foreigner, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, US
2013 The Foreigner, Tower City Center, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, US
2013 My Privacy Policy, Sanandaj, Iran (Curated by Elham Puriyamehr)
2013 Super Sohrab, Rustavi, Georgia – Performance
2012 Control Tower, Fravahr Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Amirali Ghasemi)
2011 Contemporary Istanbul 2011, Istanbul, Turkey – Art Fair
2011 Super Sohrab, Contemporary Istanbul 2011”, Istanbul, Turkey – Performance
2011 Berliner-Liste 2011, Berlin, Germany – Art Fair
2011 Walk on the street (Super Sohrab), Azadi, Tehran, Iran – Performance
2011 Iran Via Video Current, Thomas Erben Gallery, NYC, US (Curated by Sandra Skurvida and Amirali Ghasemi)
2011 Pulso Iranian, Oi Futuro, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Curated by Marc Pottier)
2011 AKSBazi.com, Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Haleh Anvari)
2011 mailto:, Drift Station, Nebraska, US
2011 Super Sohrab, Tophane, Istanbul, Turkey – Performance
2011 Walk on the street (Super Sohrab), Lüleci Hendek Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey – Performance
2011 Super Sohrab, Manzara Perspectives, Istanbul, Turkey – Performance
2011 Soft City, ALANistanbul – Manzara Perspectives, Istanbul, Turkey (Curated by Nihan Cetinkaya)
2011 Trade Routes, Pi Artworks, Istanbul, Turkey
2011 Television, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Peyman Shafieezadeh)
2010 Kitchen, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Behnam Kamrani)
2010 Nomadic Streaming at Art Basel, Aether9, www.1904.cc
2010 Wales ThinkTank, Eyebeam, NYC, US
2010 Kubideh Kitchen (Conflict Kitchen), Pittsburgh, PA, US
2010 San Andreas, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Solo Exhibition
2010 Ghoori, No.6 Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Solo Exhibition
2010 Image of the Year (Tassvir-e Sal), Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran, Iran
2009 The Other, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Ali Ettehad)
2009 Wales ThinkTank, Ffotogallery, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
2009 Urban Jealousy, Magacine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia (Curated by Amirali Ghasemi and Serhat Koksal)
2009 Mini Mini Art Show, Cartel Coffee Lab, Arizona, US
2009 Urban Jealousy, Gallerie Wallywoods, Berlin, Germany (Curated by Amirali Ghasemi and Serhat Koksal)
2008 Are you searching for me?, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Performance
2008 Who am I?, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2008 Image of the Year (Tassvir-e Sal), Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran, Iran
2008 Diptyches, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2008 Street or Studio, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London, UK
2008 Negin-e Sabz, Ivan Sepid Gallery, Karaj, Iran
2008 Sant’Oronzo, Lecce, Italy
2008 Festival della Creatività, Florence, Italy
2008 Istanbul Design Week, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Piazzetta dell’Anfiteatro Romano, Aosta, Italy
2008 U-Design – Museo del Acero, Monterrey, Mexico
2008 Parco Letterario Orcynus Orca, Messina, Italy
2008 Piazza Palazzo di Città, Turin, Italy
2008 Centro Commerciale Roma Est, Rome, Italy
2008 Arena del Museo Camberotti, Latina, Italy
2008 Street or Studio, Tate Modern, London, UK
2008 Iran, the Eternal Sonnet, Nikol Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2008 Good 50×70, La Triennale Design Museum, Milan, Italy
2008 A Practical Demonstration, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA, US
2008 Urban Jealousy, Hafriyat Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey (Curated by Amirali Ghasemi and Serhat Koksal)
2008 The Mass, Ivan Sepid Gallery, Karaj, Iran (Curated by Mohsen Rasoulof)
2008 The Mass, Vahdat Gallery, Mahabad, Iran (Curated by Mohsen Rasoulof)
2008 Persia Photo Expo, Esteghlal International Hotel, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Zahra Shirazi)
2007 The Mass, Momayez Gallery, Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Mohsen Rasoulof)
2007 The Mass, Mirak Gallery, Mashhad, Iran (Curated by Mohsen Rasoulof)
2007 Image of the Year (Tassvir-e Sal), Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran, Iran
2007 The Mass, Fakhreddin A’sad-e Gorgani Hall, Gorgan, Iran (Curated by Mohsen Rasoulof)
2007 If I Arrive, Tehran, Iran – Performance w/ Rebeca Rasel
2007 The Moments of Silence (Stream), Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Solo Exhibition


SCREENINGS

2016 Royal Academy of Arts – America, New York, NY, US (Curated by Felipe Castelblanco)
2015 The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2013 TIME IS LOVE.6, Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen, Norway (Curated by Kisito Assangi)
2013 TIME IS LOVE.6, Kulter Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Curated by Kisito Assangi)
2013 TIME IS LOVE.6, MORI+STEIN GALLERY, London, UK (Curated by Kisito Assangi)
2013 Limited Access 4, Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran (Curated by Amirali Ghasemi)
2012 Cinemática Film Festival, Montréal, Canada (Curated by Sandra Skurvida)
2012 Art Video International Film Festival, Carte Blanche, La Croisette, Cannes, France (Curated by Camilo Racana)
2011 DATABAZ, Angouleme, France
2011 Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, London, UK
2011 Gallery West, Toronto, Canada
2011 Ateliê Trêsnovesete, São Paulo, Brazil
2011 MAMbA Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009 Bananapark Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2009 Valby Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 Sguardi Sonori Festival, Rome, Italy
2009 Optica Festival Paris, Cité Universitaire Internationale, Paris, France
2009 Optica Festival Córdoba, Filmoteca de Andalucia, Córdoba, Spain
2009 FEST I NOVA International Contemporary Art Festival, Villa Garikula, Georgia
2009 Formverk Art Zone, Eskilstuna, Sweden
2009 Museu Da Cerâmica, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
2009 LaSALA Exposiciones Galería, Cigüñuela, Spain
2009 Brancaleone, Rome, Italy
2009 MKM Kraljevica Marka 4 and 8, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
2009 Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2007 Visual Anthropology Festival, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


CURATION

2017 Nose to Nose – Slavs and Tatars, Pejman Foundation: Argo Factory, Tehran, Iran
2017 Shattered Frames, Pejman Foundation: Kandovan, Tehran, Iran
2016 WMWH Wiki-Women-Middle East (workshop), Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Co-organizer with Ava Ansari
2016 Dastan Outside Basement (Former location of Shirin Confectionery), Tehran, Iran – with Dastan’s Basement
2016 Shattered Frames, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, US
2015 The Tehran Retrospective of Harun Farocki, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Co-organizer with Reza Haeri
2015 Centrefold Project “The Spring of recession”, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Co-curator with Reza Aramesh
2015 Centrefold Project Issue 9 – Guest curator
2015 Mapping Within: An Alternative Guide to Tehran and Beyond, The Mine, Dubai, UAE
2015 Portal (Tehran and New Haven), Sazmanab / Yale University Gallery, Tehran / New Haven – with Shared Studios
2014 At 11:08 March 14th, 2006 – Reza Aramesh, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Organizer
2014 Portal (Tehran and NYC), Sazmanab / Lu Magnus Gallery, Tehran, Iran / NYC, US – with Shared Studios
2014 Some Links, Some Projections – Anahita Razmi, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Organizer
2014 Of Labour, Of Dirt – Babak Golkar, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Co-organizer with Elham Puriyamehr
2014 The Back Room Workshop (workshop), Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran / CultureHub, NYC, US – with The Back Room
2014 Inwards/Out, Dastan’s Basement, Tehran, Iran
2013 Lost & Found in Tehran: Contemporary Iranian Video, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, US
2013 SubTehran: Subjective Truth from Iran, Center for Contemporary Art Tbilisi (CCA-T), Tbilisi, Georgia
2013 Still Lives and Selected Acts, Dastan’s Basement, Tehran, Iran – Co-curator with Sandra Skurvida
2012 Shirana Shahbazi (conversation), Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Co-organizer with The Back Room
2012 Future Shorts, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Co-organizer with Feren Calderwood
2011 The 1st Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Co-curator with Arash Salehi
2011 Paradoxes in Video, Mohsen Gallery – Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Co-curator with Larry Caveney
2011 Wafaa Bilal and Shirin Neshat (conversation), Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – with The Back Room
2011 “Dynamic Encounters,” Wafaa Bilal (workshop), Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran – with The Back Room
2011 TVDinner Tehran, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Co-curator with Sandra Skurvida
2011 TVDinner, Immigrant Movement International, NYC, US – Guest Curator
2011 “Siting Performance,” Richard Schechner (workshop), Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran – with The Back Room
2010 101010, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran
2010 The Tehran/Pittsburgh YouTube Mix, Waffle Shop, Pittsburgh, PA, US – Co-curator with Jon Rubin
2010 Human Emotion Project, Sazmanab – Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Co-curator with Alison Williams
2009 Tehran/Pittsburgh in Random, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US – Co-curator with Jon Rubin
2008 Diptychs, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2008 Negin-e Sabz, Ivan Sepid Gallery, Karaj, Iran
2008 The Goldfish’s World, Cafe Aks, Tehran, Iran – Co-organizer with Mohsen Rasoulof


TALKS, PRESENTATIONS, LECTURES, PANELS AND WORKSHOPS

2017 Alternative Art Spaces in Iran’s Art Today, Kaarnamaa, Charsoo Art Institute, Tehran, Iran – w/ Amirali Ghasemi and Samira Hashemi
2017 Understanding the codes: Workshop on artistic collaboration between Europe, Iran and Armenia, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium – Workshop
2017 Lecture on contemporary art world in Armenia and Iran, NEST, The Hague, Netherlands – Presentation, Q&A
2016 Res Artis Meeting, Tehran, Iran – Panelist w/ Philipp Dietachmair, Marie Le Sourd, Jaime-Faye Bean
2016 Pejman Foundation, Tehran, Iran – Talk w/ Morad Montazami
2016 Pomona College, CA, US – Presentation w/ Jon Rubin
2016 Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA, US – Talk, Conversation w/ Mark Allen
2016 Art and Social Space, Stanford University, Palo Alto, US – Speaker
2016 Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US – Lecture, Q&A
2016 Et al. etc., Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA, US – Talk, Q&A
2016 UCI Humanities, University of California – Irvine, Irvine, CA, US – Talk, Q&A
2016 Melwood Screening Room, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA, US – Conversation w/ Farid Mostafavi
2016 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, US – Q&A
2016 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US – Presentation, Q&A
2015 YARAT Contemporary Art Center, Baku, Azerbaijan – Lecture, Q&A
2015 Asian Art Spaces Network 2015, Gwangju, Republic of Korea – Panelist
2015 Art University, Tehran, Iran – “Video-art” – Workshop
2015 Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Panelist w/ Reza Aramesh, Q&A
2015 Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Talk w/ Jon Rubin, Mark Allen, Q&A
2014 Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran, Iran – Presentation w/ Amirali Ghasemi, Neda Razavipour, Jinoos Taghizadeh, …
2014 Asian Art Spaces Network 2014, Gwangju, Republic of Korea – Panelist
2014 Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Republic of Korea – Presentation
2014 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMOCA), Tehran, Iran – Panelist w/ Shahram Entekhabi, Julia Allerstorfer
2014 Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, NYC, US – Panelist w/ Agnès Devictor, Alisa Lebow, Mohammad Salemy
2014 Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Conversation w/ Doreen Mende
2013 Iran: Art and Discourse, Asia Society, NYC, US – Lecture, Panelist w/ Slavs and Tatars, Roxanne Varzi, …
2012 Art & Patronage Summit, British Museum – Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK – Speaker
2012 ZHdK, Zurich, Switzerland – Conversation
2012 Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany – Presentation
2012 Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US – Panelist w/ Mehdi Moghimnejad, Haleh Anvari
2011 Gasworks, London, UK – Panelist w/ Alessio Antonelli, Bassam el Baroni, Omar Berrada, Aaron Cezar, …
2011 Patil Festival, Kashan, Iran – Presentation, Q&A
2011 International Studio & Curatorial Program (iscp), NYC, US – Panelist w/ Wafaa Bilal, Todd Lester, …
2011 Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Conversation w/ Sandra Skurvida
2011 Delfina Foundation, London, UK – Talk, Conversation, Q&A
2011 Festival Belluard Bollwerk, Fribourg, Switzerland – Presentation w/ Jon Rubin, Dawn Weleski, Hamed Alizadeh
2011 Eyebeam, NYC, US – Q&A
2011 Open Engagement 2011, Portland, Oregon, US – Conversation w/ Dawn Weleski
2011 Global Art Forum_5, Bidoun Art Park, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE – Presentation
2010 Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Conversation w/ Jon Rubin
2010 Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Conversation w/ Hamid Severi, Navid Khonsari
2010 Apartment Project, Istanbul, Turkey – Presentation
2008 Waffle Shop, Pittsburgh, PA, US – Conversation w/ Jon Rubin
2007 Pooyesh, Azad University, Tehran, Iran – “Photography & Concept” – Course


RESIDENCIES

2016 Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA, US – Artist-In-Residence
2015 A-I-R LABORATORY, CCA Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland – Curator-In-Residence
2012 Delfina Foundation, London, UK – Curator-In-Residence
2010 Apartment Project, Istanbul, Turkey – Curator-In-Residence


AWARDS AND GRANTS

2017 MIT Department of Architecture Graduate Fellowship – Graduate Award
2017 Leslie King Hammond Award, MICA, Baltimore, US – Graduate Award
2017 Blaustein Community Arts Fellow, MICA, Baltimore, US – Top Graduate Award for Community Arts MFA
2017 International Fellow, MICA, Baltimore, US – Top Graduate Award for Curatorial Practice MFA
2017 SMU Meadows Artistic Scholarship Award – Top Graduate Award for Fine Arts MFA
2014 HEAD (Geneva University of Art and Design), Geneva, Switzerland – Film Grant
2014 Canada Art Council, Canada – Grant
2008 Good 50×70, Milan, Italy – Award
2007 Visual Anthropology Festival, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran – Award


PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR

2016 Ibraaz, Issue 009, “Hero to Hero” – Conversation
2016 Ibraaz, Issue 009, “Arm-wrestling with Super Sohrab” – Project (Slide-show)
2015 Creative Time Reports, “Notes from Tehran: Art in the Time of Sanctions” – Op-Ed
2015 Chideman Magazine, Spring Issue
2012 Aftab Network Magazine, No. 3” – Article
2012 ArteEast Quarterly, Spring Issue – Project (Comic)
2009 Tassvir, 2009 Issue – Article


AFFILIATIONS

2017-Present Pejman Foundation: Kandovan, Tehran, Iran – Director
2017-Present Pejman Foundation: Argo Factory, Tehran, Iran – Director
2016-Present Pejman Foundation, Tehran, Iran – Director of Programming / Board Member
2015-Present ALMA MATER PROJECT SPACE, Cape Town, South Africa – Advisor
2010-Present Ghana ThinkTank – Participant
2017 Mondriaan Fonds Visitors Program – Netherlands-Belgium – Official Guest
2017 Limited Access Festival 7, Tehran, Iran – Guest Curator
2016 Visible Award – Curatorial Advisory Board
2016 Visitors Program of the Federal Republic of Germany – Berlin, Germany – Official Guest
2016 Dastan Outside Basement (Former location of Shirin Confectionery) – Dastan Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Curator
2015 POLSKA NEW THEATRE 2015, Bydgoszcz, Poland – Selected Participant
2014-2016 Shared Studios, Washington, DC, US – Portal Curator
2014-2015 Ab/Anbar, Tehran, Iran – Co-Founder / Director
2013-2016 Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Guest Curator
2012-2015 Tehran Video Forum, Tehran, Iran – Founding Director
2012 Art Professionals at dOCUMENTA (13) – Goethe-Institute, Kassel-Berlin, Germany – Selected Participant
2011-2016 The Back Room, NYC, US – Collaborator
2011-2014 OtherIS, NYC, US – Curator
2011-2012 Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition, Tehran, Iran – Founder / Curator
2011-2012 Trade Routes – Member
2011 apexart Franchise 2012, apexart, NYC, US – Jury Member
2011 “This Situation,” Tino Sehgal (performance), Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Technical Director
2011 “A Call,” Wafaa Bilal (performance), Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Technical Director
2011 Global Art Forum_5, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE – Selected Forum Fellow
2010-2012 Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Curator
2010-2011 Aether9 – Member
2009-2016 Conflict Kitchen, Pittsburgh, PA, US – Advisor
2008-2016 Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran – Founding Director / Curator
2008 Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran – Guest Curator
2007-2009 Parkingallery, Tehran, Iran – Assistant Curator


WORK EXPERIENCE

2013 The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen (book) – Photographer
2009 Mohsen Rastani (Photographer) – Assistant
2008 Aftab News Agency, Tehran, Iran – Photojournalist
2008 Red Bull, Tehran, Iran – Street-art Events Organizer
2007 Jacques Lacan’s Lacan.com and Lacanian Ink – Intern


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2010 Society for Protection of Working and Street Children (S.P.W.S.C.), Tehran, Iran
2009 UNICEF, Tehran, Iran


BIBLIOGRAPHY, PRESS AND INTERVIEWS

2017
Le Monde, France, Interview with Aude de Bourbon Parme
Artforum, “Reality Check,” Myriam Ben Salah

2016
Metropolis M, Netherlands, “Onbekend Teheran You just can’t stand out in public,” Mariska van den Berg
Ibraaz, “Hero to Hero,” Interview with Taus Makhacheva
Guggenheim Blogs, Guggenheim, US, “The Social Studio,” Sara Raza
Ijnet, US, “At Creative Time Reports, newsworthy stories are told with artists’ voices,” Ashley Nguyen
Travel+Leisure, TIME, US, (Magazine), “Best Places to Travel in 2016”
ArtAsiaPacific, (Magazine), “Almanac 2016: Iran,” Helia Darabi

2015
SUNY Press, US, (Book), “Social Media in Iran: Politics and Society after 2009,” Edited by David M. Faris and Babak Rahimi
Bloomsbury, UK, (Book), “Arts and Aesthetics in a Globalizing World,” Edited by Raminder Kaur and Parul Dave-Mukherji
TRT TV, Turkey, Interview
Foreign Policy, US, “The Gold, Skype-Equipped Shipping Container Being Used to Connect America With Iran,” Justin Drennan
The Stream, Al Jazeera English TV, US, Malika Bilal
Washington Post, US, “At Woodrow Wilson Plaza, a Portal to connect with faraway strangers,” Yanan Wang
Yahoo News – AFP, US, “Golden shipping container transports Americans to parts unknown,” Robert MacPherson
AFP TV, US, “US art installation opens gateway to the world”
The GW Hatchet, US, “Repurposed train cars make an otherworldly art exhibit,” Jeanine Marie
Observer, US, “These Artist-Designed ‘Portals’ Are Connecting People Across the World,” Casey Quackenbush
NYC Times Style Magazine, US, (Magazine), “A New Exhibition Offers a Virtual Link to Tehran,” Tim Murphy
Huffington Post, US, “Wormhole in a Cargo Container,” Isa Freeling
Telemundo, Spain, “Portales de comunicación,” Claudia Curiel
Art Practical, US, “Remediation of the News Feed” Sandra Skurvida
Selections Magazine, (Magazine), “Revelations in Creative Chaos,” Danna Lorch
Windows Blogs, Microsoft, “Portals: Compartir experiencias en Skype”
Yale Daily News, US, “YUAG ‘portal’ connects New Haven, Iran,” Rohan Naik
The Yale Herald, US, “Take me to Tehran,” Grace Paine
NYC Times, US, “What’s at Stake in the Iran Negotiations,” Emily B. Hager
In The Air, Blouin ARTINFO, ““Portals” Public Art Project Seeks to Connect Havana and DC”
VOA News, Voice of America, “”Portals” Opens New Channel Between U.S. and Iran,” Barbara Slavin
Huffington Post, US, “”Portals” Opens New Channel Between U.S. and Iran,” Barbara Slavin
New Haven Independent, US, “A New Channel Opens to Tehran,” David Sepulveda
One Quarter Journal, “A Golden Portal,” Vinisha Mulani
Chideman, Iran, (Magazine), Spring Issue
L’Oeil de la Photographie, Paris, France, “Iran Special Edition: Reza Aramesh at Sazmanab,” Laurence Cornet

2014
PRI, US, “This NYC art installation opens up a new gateway to Tehran,” Bruce Wallace
WNYC News, WNYC, US, “Inside a Golden Container, Talking to Tehran,” Gisele Regatao
Skype Blogs, US, “Portals: Shared Experiences over Skype”
BBC Persian TV, BBC, UK
ABC News, ABC, US, “Together Through Tech,” Interview
Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN, US, “Last Look: A portal between Iran & U.S.”
Pelle Magazine, Iran
artnet news, artnet, “Vent Your Frustration: Scream into Pots at Iran Art Gallery,” Sarah Cascon
Reuters, “Iranians scream into pots at new contemporary art center,” Michelle Moghtader
Tandis, Iran, (Magazine), Review
Pelle Magazine, Iran
Ajam Media Collective, US, “Accelerating Beyond “Iran”? An Interview with Mohammad Salemy”
The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, Cairo, Egypt, “Tehran Bazaar,” Joobin Bekhrad
ARTE Journal, ARTE TV, Germany/France, “Iran: Die Kultur hinkt hinterher,” Interview
Six Degrees, New Museum, NYC, US, “The Back Room in conversation with Media Farzin,” Ava Ansari and Media Farzin
Manifesta Journal, Manifesta, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (Journal), “A Postcard from Tehran,” Doreen Mende
A…ISSUE, Georgia, (Zine), “araperi – prototype of a … issue,” Katharina Stadler with Martin Demant Frederiksen

2013
Iranian Artists’ Forum, Iran, (Catalogue), “A Review of a Decade of Video Art in Iran”
Saqi Books, UK, (Book), “Contemporary Iranian Art: New Perspectives,” Hamid Keshmirshekan
Slate, US, “Dining with the Enemy: Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen Serves up Food and Politics,” Ella Morton
Deutsche Welle, Germany, “US eatery serves food with a side of conflict”
Globalist.it, Italy, “Super Sohrab, l’eroe mascherato che difende gli artisti iraniani” Rooz Online
Javan Newspaper, Iran, (Newspaper), “Iranian artist against US sanctions”
Shargh Newspaper, Iran, (Newspaper), “Super Sohrab’s warning against sanctions”
The Guardian, UK, (Newspaper), “Iran’s artists warn US and European sanctions are affecting their work”
ART PAPERS, US, (Magazine)
Six Pillars to Persia Radio Show, ResonanceFM, UK, Fari Bradley
The LA Source, LA, CA, US, “Encyclonospace Iranica explores computer networks and the production of knowledge”
Access Gallery, Canada, (Catalogue), “Encyclonospace Iranica”
TV1, Georgia, Interview
Artforum Picks, Artforum, (Magazine), Lali Partenava
Condé Nast Traveller India, “Kitchen with a conscience,” Salil Deshpande
Al Jazeera Arabic News, Al Jazeera TV, US
WTAE TV, Pittsburgh, PA, US, “Oakland restaurant serving meals with a side of conflict”
“Conflict Kitchen: Changing Americans’ Perception Of U.S. Adversaries, One Dish At A Time,” Heather Maher
Journal of the New Media Caucus, “Digital/New Media Art and Contemporary Iran: Questions of Gender”
Interventions Journal, Columbia University, NYC, US, “WHO, BY WHOM, AND FOR WHOM: PRESENTATION OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN IRAN AND REPRESENTATIONS OF THE ART OF IRAN ELSEWHERE,” Sandra Skurvida
artfridge, Germany, “PARADOX OF TEHRAN,” Daria Kirsanova
Frieze Blog, Frieze, UK, “Postcard from Tehran,” Daria Kirsanova
Aaran Gallery, Iran, (Catalogue), “Limited Access 4,” Amirali Ghasemi
New-Bookz, Iran, (Catalogue), “Limited Access 4,” Amirali Ghasemi

2012
Walker Art Center Blogs, Walker Art Center, “CAA in LA: Notes,” Brooke Kellaway
Observer, US, “Iranian Culture In An Antihero Comic,” Feature
VSL Very Short List, “Iranian Culture In An Antihero Comic,” Feature
Grayscale Press, Switzerland, (Book), “aether9”
New-Bookz, Iran, (Catalogue), “Control Tower,” Amirali Ghasemi
New Museum, NYC, US, (Directory), “Art Spaces Directory”

2011
Tamasha, BBC Persian TV, BBC, UK
Mohsen Gallery, Iran, (Catalogue), “The 1st Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition”
Berliner-Liste, Germany, (Catalogue)
Mohsen Gallery, Iran, (Catalogue), “Berliner-Liste 2011”
Journal #3, UK, (Journal), “Articulating Iranian Art,” Interview with Leili Sreberny-Mohammadi
Aaran Gallery, Iran, (Catalogue), “AKSBazi-com,” Haleh Anvari
Festival Belluard Bollwerk, Switzerland, (Catalogue)
Art Dubai, UAE, (Catalogue), “Global Art Forum_5: Changing Audiences”
BBC Today, BBC, UK, “Food for Thought at Conflict Kitchen,” Jonny Dymond
Mohsen Gallery, Iran, (Catalogue), “Television,” Peyman Shafieezadeh
The World Today, BBC News, BBC, UK, Interview on Conflict Kitchen
Fuse Magazine, US, “Talking Politics with Strangers”
Art Unlimited, Turkey, (Magazine)
Ekavart TV, Turkey, “Ticaret Yolları”
TimeOut Istanbul, Turkey, (Magazine), “Ticaret Yolları”
Haberler, Turkey, (Newspaper), “Ticaret Yolları”
BirGün, Turkey, (Magazine), “Egri mekana egri bakmak”
Flash Art, Italy, (Magazine)

2010
Mohsen Gallery, Iran, (Catalogue), “Kitchen,” Behnam Kamrani
Farhikhtegan, Iran, (Newspaper), “Screening of 40 video artworks at Mohsen Gallery”
Art21, US, “Pardon This Brief Commercial Interruption: Ghana ThinkTank,” Erin Sickler
Tassvir, Iran, (Book), “Tassvir-e Sal – Image of the Year,” Seifollah Samadian
Deutsche Welle, Germany, “The kubideh miracle in the heart of Pennsylvania,” Interview with Samira Nikaeen
We Make Money Not Art, “Conflict Kitchen,” Regine
Carnegie Mellon Today, “Swords Into Silverware,” Sally Ann Flecker
Open Magazine, India, (Magazine), “Conflict Cuisine,” Jatin Gandhi
PBS Frontline Tehran Bureau, “Conflict Kitchen,” Interview with Hamed Aleaziz
The Independent, UK, (Newspaper), “Eating like [and with] the ‘enemy’ at world’s first Conflict Kitchen”
The Daily Star, Lebanon, (Newspaper), “Strangers behind the looking glass,” Mehdi Moghimnejad
Press TV, “Tehran honors late photographer Mohsen Rasoulof”

2009
Mehrnameh, Iran, (Magazine), “Baianiehaie marmooz va shakhsi,” Parviz Barati
Mohsen Gallery, Iran, (Catalogue), “The Other,” Ali Ettehad
Parkingallery, Iran, (Catalogue), “Limited Access 2,” Amirali Ghasemi
Emagazine, “HEP 2009”
Apartment Project, Turkey, (Book), “Reciprocal Visit,” Selda Asal

2008
Tate Modern, UK, (Book), “Street or Studio”
IRIB 1 TV, Iran, Khanevadeh Yek, Interview
Tassvir, Iran, (Book), “Tassvir-e Sal – Image of the Year,” Seifollah Samadian
Good 50×70 Cultural Association, Italy, (Book), “Good 50×70,” Tommaso Minetti

2007
ASI, Iran, (Catalogue), “Visual Anthropology Festival,” Iradj Esmailpour Ghouchani
IRIB 2 TV, Iran, Interview