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Born 1976 Abadan, IR
Lives and works in Rotterdam, NL

Education & Residencies
2013        Be part, Waregem, BE
2010        Kunstlerhaus Schlos Balmoral, Bad Ems, DE
2003/04  Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
1998/02  Three-dimensional, KABK, The Hague, NL
1996/98  Handicrafts, The university of art, Tehran, IR

Fellowships/ Stipends/ Subsidies
2013 Stroom Den Haag, Pro subsidy
2012 Provincie West-Vlaanderen
2012 Mondriaan fonds, Standard werk budget
2011 Stroom Den Haag, Spot subsidy
2011 Stroom Den Haag, Spot subsidy
2010 Stiftung Rheinland-Pfalz für Kultur
2010 Fonds BKVB, flexible werk budget
2009 Stroom Den Haag, Premium subsidy
2009 Stipend Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
2009 Stroom Den Haag, Pro subsidy
2009 Stroom Den Haag, Spot subsidy
2008 FilmFonds Amsterdam
2008 FilmFonds Rotterdam
2008 Stroom Den Haag, Spot subsidy
2007 Fonds BKVB, Startstipendium
2007 Stroom Den Haag, Pro subsidy
2007 Stroom Den Haag, Spot subsidy
2007 OSI Foundation, ACNP Budapest
2006 Stroom Den Haag, Pro subsidy
2006 Kunstvereniging Diepenheim
2004 Stroom Den Haag, Spot subsidy
2004 Dutch ministry of foreign affairs DCO/IC
2004 Rijksakademie/ Dutch ministry of education, culture & science
2003 Rijksakademie/ Dutch ministry of education, culture & science

Nominations/ Awards
2013 Official competition Mo&Friese KinderKurzFilmFestival, DE
2010 Nominated for best European short experimental film, Go short award, NL
2009 Winner of Prix de Rome basic prize, NL
2008 Final selection of Fair-play festival, IT
2008 Nominated for Fritschy cultural award of Sittard-Geleen, NL
2004 Final selection of Kansk video festival, RU
2003 Nominated for Mama cash art prize, NL

Publications/ Reviews
2014 REALmag #2
2012 De Grote Haagse Kunstkalender 2013
2012 H art, April
2011 Polaroids
2011 H art, December
2011 Agenda, November
2011 Volkskrant, October 20
2011 Trouw, October 19
2011 Tale Tell & Re-tell, July
2011 Kontura, June
2011 Eutopia, 12
2011 Nowiswere (contemporary art magazine), issue 9
2011 Vijenac Newspaper, March 10
2011 Stroom premium publication
2011 Kunstbeeld.NL, No.2
2011 H art, January
2011 Metropolis M, January
2011 chmkoome’s blog, January
2011 Den Haag centraal, January
2010 Tubelight, October
2009 Prix de Rome catalogue
2009 Kunstbeeld.NL, No.5
2009 Metropolis M, issue April-May
2009 From their planet catalogue
2009 NRC handelsblad, May 13
2009 Het financieele dagblad, May 16
2009 Volkskrant, May 18
2009 BBk Krant, June issue
2008 Tubelight, July issue
2008 Poznan biennial catalogue
2007 Spot magazin, diaries of the project Routes report from the land of dreams, Issue #2
2007 NRC handelsblad, August 10
2006 Caucasus biennial catalogue
2006 The road to Esfahan, H. Dechant
2004 She shows catalogue
2002 Eindexamen KABK catalogue
2002 RKD publication

Exhibitions
2013 A farewell exhibition by Rien Monshouwer, KABK, The Hague, NL
2013 Kamerbreed, Kunstenlab, Deventer, NL
2012 The 18th PUF festival, Pula, HR
2012 Video in the city/Art Brussels, Galeries Cinema, Brussels, BE
2012 The weather in Milano, Studio Zeta, Milano, IT
2012 Grote Kunst voor Kleine Mensen, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, NL
2012 The continuous ends connected to the beginnings, Stiftelsen 314, Bergen, NO
2012 Etikete Tumacenja umjetnickog djela, Galerija PM/HDLU, Zagreb, HR
2011/12 KM 500 4, Kunsthalle Mainz, DE
2011 Zelf, Villa Zebra, Rotterdam, NL
2011 Video-salon 5 curatorial rebound project 2006-11, Duplex/10m2, Sarajevo, BA
2011 Le Siège de la Mémoire, Hopstreet gallery, Brussels, BE
2011 Tale Tell & Retell, Duplex/10m2, Sarajvo, BA
2011 We are nowhere and it is now, Occupy space, Limerick, IE
2011 Project 59 selected works 1995-2011, Set gallery, NYC, US
2010/11 Speak, Memory, Stroom, Den Haag, NL
2010/11 The Keys, Huize Franekendael, Amsterdam, NL
2010 Polderlicht @ Home, Amsterdam, NL
2010 Es war einmal ein Papagei,der war beim Schöpfungsakt dabei, Schlos Balmoral, Bad Ems, DE
2010 15-jähriges Jubiläum, Schlos Balmoral, Bad Ems, DE
2010 Warming up, Schlos Balmoral, Bad Ems, DE
2010 59 Seconds and Beyond, Spectre gallery, New York, US
2009 from their planet, Zaal 5, Filmhuis Den Haag, NL
2009 from their planet, Kunsthalle Faust, Hanover, DE
2009 Prix de Rome 2009, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, NL
2008 Mediations Biennale, Poznan, PL
2008 from their planet, Kunstraum walcheturm, Zurich, CH
2008 from their planet, Approach art, Pecs, HU
2007 from their planet, GfKFB, Berlin, DE
2006 Caucasus Biennale, Tbilisi, GE
2006 6 kunstwerken op locatie, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, NL
2005 Kovideo festival, Durban art gallery, ZA
2004 Open ateliers, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL
2004 Windows, Gallery 1646, The Hague, NL
2004 Billy town, Rijswijks, NL
2004 Veronica’s nostalgia, Haft-samar gallery, Tehran, IR
2003/04 She shows, Imagine IC, Amsterdam, NL
2003 Open ateliers, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL
2003 De een minuten, Montevideo, Amsterdam, NL
2003 Start, Gem, The Hague, NL
2003 Windows, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL
2003 Lak open studio, Rijswijk, NL
2002 Video art from The Netherlands, The Quotidian gallery, San Francisco, US
2002 Eind examen werk, KABK, The Hague, NL
2001 Standplaats: Rkd/ Standplaats, Academie, Stedelijk museum het Prinsenhof, Delft, NL
2001 Make your own forest, The academy of fine arts, Prague, SZ

Screenings
2013 13the New Horizon International Film Festival, Warsaw, PL
2013 Kotka Int’l Video and Electronic Festival, Kotka, FI
2013 Mo&Friese KinderKurzFilmFestival, Hamburg, DE
2013 Videoex; experimental film & video festival, Zurich, CH
2013 60th international short film festival Oberhausen, DE
2013 De Pure Markt, Huize Franekendael, Amsterdam, NL
2013 International filmfestival Rotterdam, NL
2012 Kino Muza, Poznan, PL
2012 Goshort filmfestival, Nijmegen, NL
2011 Off and Free Film Festival, Seoul,ROK
2011 Mire, Au fond des rituels et des hommes, Nantes, FR
2011 De Bonte Avond, Het Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam, NL
2011 Bucharest international experimental filmfestival, RO
2011 SuikerZoet filmfestival, CBK Schiedam, NL
2011 Grote Kunst voor kleine mensen, Ketelhuis, Amsterdam, NL
2011 Cinekid, Amsterdam, NL
2011 Radical Autonomy/ Nieuwe werelden van Niks, Netwerk, Aalst, BE
2011 Feedback: video by artists, Richmond University, US
2010 4th Cairo video festival, Cairo, EG
2010 Netheralnds film week, Tehran, IR
2010 FAFF, Halifax, UK
2010 Goshort filmfestival, Nijmegen, NL
2010 International filmfestival Rotterdam, NL
2009 Nederlands filmfestival, Re-Visie, Utrecht, NL
2009 Filmlab, Stichting Ruimtevaart, The Hague, NL
2009 Film Prikkels, Nederlands fonds voor de film, De Balie, Amsterdam, NL
2009 Kunst & Cultuur, Het Nutshuis, Den Haag, NL
2008 Rencontres internationales, Berlin, DE
2008 Product Festival, Varna, BG
2008 Viewfest, Turin, IT
2008 Rencontres internationales, Madrid, ES
2008 Fair-Paly festival, Lugano, CH
2008 Tour met Nederlandse werken, Museum of Modern Art-Kino Lab, Warsaw and 9 other cities, PL
2007 Rencontres internationales, Paris, FR
2007 Mafiafest, Amsterdam, NL
2007 Jubileumcongres Everaert Advocaten, Artis, Amsterdam, NL
2007 39 Bemus, Belgrade, RS
2007 Nederlands filmfestival, Utrecht, NL
2007 Berwick film festival, Berwik, UK
2007 OK video festival, Jakarta, ID
2007 18th International festival de Curtas-metragens; Sao Paulo, BR
2007 At home in Europe the Big M Tour, Sofia,BG/ Stockholm, SE/ Bergen, NO/ Riga,LV/ Newcastle, UK
2007 Udine international film studies conference, Udine, IT
2007 Detroit’s 10th int’l film & video festival, The Museum of New art, US
2007 Sundance film festival, Film2Music competition highlights, C.A., US
2007 Cinematiek, Filmtheater’t hoogt, Stichting lazymarie, Utrecht, NL
2006 Numoonfest, Lantaren Venster, Rotterdam, NL
2006 50% Beeld >>>, Montevideo, Amsterdam, NL
2006 Water pieces 06, International video art and digital film festival, Riga, LV
2006 Internationale kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, DE
2005 Shoot me film festival, Villanuts, The Hague, NL
2005 50%Beeld>>>Nieuw!, Montevideo, Amsterdam, NL
2005 Cinematiek, Filmtheater’t hoogt, Stichting lazymarie, Utrecht, NL
2005 Dutch Open, De Balie, Amsterdam, NL
2004 Rencontres internationales, Paris, FR
2004 The 3rd international Kansk video festival, Kansk, RU
2004 Teek festival, Mezz, Breda, NL
2001 Well, here we are again, Belgrade, RS

Screenings Of Project 59
2009 The tank, NYC, US
2008 Studio 29, London, UK
2008 Artprojx Space, London, UK
2008 Schauraum, Nurtingen, DE
2008 Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, NO
2008 Galerie Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, MY
2008 Creative research laboratory, University of Texas, US
2007 From Portland to Portland, gallery Homeland, Oregon, US
2007 Chelyabinsk, Yekaterinburg, RU
2007 Doc films, The University of Chicago, US
2007 The Galaxie, Chicago, US
2007 Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck, AT
2007 WIDMER+THEODORIDIS contemporary, Zurich, CH
2007 One minute film & video festival, Aarau, CH
2007 PAN – Palazzo delle Arti, Napoli, IT
2007 Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
2007 Maxim-Kino, Munich, DE
2007 Tel Aviv Cinematheque, IL
2007 Migration from 59 seconds as part of transit-south pole, Bishkek, KG
2006 59 Seconds fall tour, Studio Ra-Roma, Amnesiac arts home gallery-Potenzia, Space utopia-Campagna, IT/ Liquidacian total AC, Madrid, ES
2006 Project 59, Two boots pioneer theater, NY, US
2006 59 Seconds summer Eurotour; Swinoujscie, Poznan, PL/ Iehradskai, Prague, CZ/ Dresden, DE
2006 59 Seconds, Garfield artworks, Pennsylvania, US
2006 59 Seconds, Vienna independent shorts, AT
2006 59 Seconds add European screenings, Berlin, DE/ Szczecin, PL/ Vienna, AT/ Trnava and Bratislava, SK
2006 The screen society, Duke University, Durham, NC, US
2006 Plugged in fest ΙΙΙ, CMCA, Rockport, Massachusetts, US
2006 Project 59, NYC, US

Projects
2013 The picture-book without pictures (ongoing)
2011 Big art for little people
2011 The picture must begin as a poem
2009 Keys Project, Huize Frankendael
2008 Gastarbeiders dating, Mediamatic
2007 Since we’ve moved here, a production of Everaert Advocaten
2007 One-stop, Organized by Tram Foundation, GE
2007 From their planet
2006 Routes… report from the land of dreams, a trip to The Caucasus & Iran

Works In Collection and Distribution
Lima, Amsterdam, NL
Montevideo, Amsterdam, NL
Foto museum, Winterthur, CH
Dutch ministry of finance, NL

Collaborations As Editor
2010 The simple construction of a heart
2010 Bardot proviant klub
2009 A soothing song
2008 Baggage
2007 In het begin
2007 Remains of hair
2006 The Dam, Guardian of absence
2005 A girl, a fish and a wish
2004 In the studio