BAHAR NOORIZADEH - CV

Born 1988 in Tehran, Iran. Dual Nationality; Iran and Canada. Currently based in Beirut

 

EDUCATION HISTORY

9/2013-8/2015 MFA Film, Video, New Media & Animation - School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

9/2008-5/2012 BFA Film Production - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

9/2006-2/2008 (Unfinished) 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

 

SCREENINGS AND EXHIBITIONS

2017

"Nerdeyim?" Film Program, Fol Cinema Society, Istanbul, Turkey

Art Dubai Film Programme, Dubai Art Fair, Dubai, UAE

2016

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

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

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

Artist Talk & Presentation, American University of Beirut, Fine Arts Department, Beirut, Lebanon

Open Studios: Home Workspace Program”, Group Show and Lecture Series, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon

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

“The Boston Festival of Films From Iran”, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, USA

2015

Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

“SAIC MFA Final Screening”, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, USA

Artist Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

2014

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

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

2013

Official Selection, Canada’s Top Ten Films 2012, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Canada

Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver, Canada

Phi Centre, Montreal, Canada

The Act, Maple Ridge, Canada

Annapolis Royal Doc Fest, Annapolis, Canada

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada

The Roxy Theatres, Uxbridge, Canada

Museum London, Uxbridge, Canada

Metro Cinema Society, Edmonton, Canada

North Bay Film Festival, North Bay, Canada

39th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA

Beaverton County Library, Beaverton, USA

Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver, Canada

Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, Portland, USA

Magic Lantern Theater, Spokane, USA

Northwest Film Center, Portland, USA

Cinema Pacific, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA

Northwest Film Center, Portland, USA

Ross Ragland Theater, Klamath Falls, USA

Hoffman Center, Manzanita, USA

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

2012

Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Abbas Kiarostami Workshop, Mah-e Mehr Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival Student Showcase, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Canada

     Vancity Theater, Vancouver, Canada

 

PUBLICATIONS

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

2016 “Breaking from Actions that are Executed with Guiltless Precision”, in ­­Open Studios Catalogue, HWP Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2016 Winner, “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 Winner, “Best Narrative”, 39th Northwest Filmmakers Festival

2008 President’s Entrance Fellowship, University of British Columbia

2005 Gold Medalist, International Astronomy & Astrophysics Olympiads, Iran