BAHAR NOORIZADEH - CV

1988, Iran/Canada

 

EDUCATION HISTORY

2018-Present PhD Art - Goldsmiths University, London, UK

2013-2015 MFA Film, Video, New Media & Animation - School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

2008-2012 BFA Film Production - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

2006-2008 BSc Mechanical Engineering - Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

 

RESIDENCY & FELLOWSHIP HISTORY

2017-2018 Summer Academy Paul Klee – Zentrum Paul Klee & Bern University of the Arts, Bern, Switzerland

2017-2018  Art Dubai Fellowship - Dubai Art Fair, Dubai, UAE

2015-2016 Home Workspace Program - Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon

 

PLATFORM PROJECTS

2017 The Art Protocol—[Beirut] Chapter, in Collaboration with Ghalya Saadawi

2017 BLOCC (Building Leverage over Creative Capitalism), in Collaboration with Alexis Mitchell, Luiza Crosman, Johanna Bruckner, Heather M. O’Brien, Alexandros Kyriakatos, Jonathan Takahashi, Crystal Z. Campbell

 

SCREENINGS, LECTURE-PERFORMANCES, TALKS & EXHIBITIONS

2018

“Governance Machines and the Future of Futures”, Solo Exhibition, Mercer Union, Toronto

Biennale of Moving Images, Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva

“In the Open or in Stealth”, Group Exhibition (Curated by Raqs Media Collective), Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona

“Mountain of the Sun”, Solo Screening, Artists’ Cinema Program, Tate Modern, London

Berlinale - Forum Expanded Exhibition, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

New Horizons International Film Festival, Warsaw

III Moscow International Experimental Film Festival, Moscow

Destroyed Frontiers Program, Lima Independent Film Festival, Lima

Arkipel, 2018 Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival

2017

Art Dubai Film Programme, Dubai Art Fair, Dubai

“Realty”, Workshop hosted by the Sommerakademie Paul Klee Fellowship, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Living Between the Space of Representation and Reality, Digital Diaspora in collaboration with BUFU Screening, Brooklyn Museum, New York

Nerdeyim, Fol Cinema Society, Istanbul

2016

“Generations”, Biennale of Moving Images, Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva

“HISTORICODE: Scarcity and Supply”, 3rd Nanjing International Art Festival, Nanjing

“Metabolism”, Exposure 8, Beirut Art Center, Beirut

HWP Open Studios, Group Show and Lecture Series, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut

“Reseeing Iran”, Film Series, National Gallery of Art & The Freer Gallery of Art, Washington

The Boston Festival of Films From Iran, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston

2015

Toronto International Film Festival, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

“SAIC MFA Graduation Screening” , Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago

2014

“Someone, Many People Probably”, Group Show, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago

“Many People, Someone Definitely”, Group Screening, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago

2013

Canada’s Top Ten 2012, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver

Phi Centre, Montreal

The Act, Maple Ridge

Annapolis Royal Doc Fest, Annapolis

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton

The Roxy Theatres, Uxbridge

Museum London, Uxbridge

Metro Cinema Society, Edmonton

39th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, Portland

Portland Art Museum, Portland

Beaverton County Library, Beaverton

Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver

Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, Portland

Magic Lantern Theater, Spokane

Northwest Film Center, Portland

Cinema Pacific, University of Oregon, Eugene

Northwest Film Center, Portland

Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival 2013, Telefilm Canada Initiative, Gymnase Fleury, Clermont-Ferrand

2012

Toronto International Film Festival, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Abbas Kiarostami Workshop, Group Screening, Mah-e Mehr Gallery, Tehran

Toronto International Film Festival Student Showcase, Toronto

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto

Vancity Theater, Vancouver

PUBLICATIONS

2018 “Cash Out Now: On the Strange Symbiosis of Sexual Harassment and Contemporary Art”, &&& Publishing Blog, http://tripleampersand.org/cash-now-strange-symbiosis-sexual-harassment-contemporary-art/

2016 “Every Story is an H-story”, in “Metabolism” Group Publication, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2018 “Honorary Mention”, III Moscow International Experimental Film Festival, Moscow

2016 “Generations Award”, Biennale of Moving Images, Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève

2016 Canada Council for the Arts Research and Development Grant for Emerging Artists

2015 Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant for Emerging Artists

2015 Fred J. Forster Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2013 “Canada’s Top Ten Films 2012”, Toronto International Film Festival

2012 “Best Narrative Award”, 39th Northwest Filmmakers Festival

2008 President’s Entrance Fellowship, University of British Columbia