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PAYAM MOFIDI

CV

1980 Tehran, Iran

Education
2009 MA, Animation, L’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (EnsAD), Paris, France
2005 BA, Graphic Design, Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Variations on an Instrument of a Human Anatomy, Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2015 Cohesive Disorder, the Ferry Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2014 Cohesive Disorder, Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2012 Destroyed Memories, Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 The Matter of Paintings and Silk screening, Kooche-Bagh Gallery, Anzali, Iran
2018 The Matter of Paintings and Silk screening, Sarvestan Gallery, Kerman, Iran
2017 Monument in Flux, Amsterdam, Netherland
2017 Postcardese, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2017 Limited Access 7, New Media Society, Tehran, Iran
2017 The List II- On Paper, O Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2016 Art for Autism, Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran
2016 Assar Artists’ Annual Group Exhibition, Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2015 Urban Lawns, Mim Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2015 Va… Unfailing Memory, Va Independent Space for Contemporary Art, Freiburg, Germany
2015 Body Without Organs, MAI (Montreal Art Intercultural) duo exhibition, Montreal, Canada
2015 Crisis of History # 3, Beyond History, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2015 Confusion : Iranian Artists in Roman Labyrinths, Rome, Italy
2014 There Is No Foreign Lands. It Is the Traveler Who Is Foreign, Interactive video installation, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran
2014 Alwan for the Arts, Shirin Gallery, New York, USA
2013 The sea. Smiles from Far off. Teeth of Foam. Lips of Sky, OBORO, Montréal, Canada
2013 Manipulated Image Exhibition of Video Art, Gislaved, Sweden
2013 Manipulated Images Exhibition of Video Art, Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, USA
2013 The MOP CAP 2013 Shortlist Exhibition, Dubai, UAE
2012 Ville Imaginaire, Les Territoires Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2012 Close to My Heart, Digital Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco
2012 Regard Perçant sur l’Iran, CINEMATICA, Montreal, Canada
2012 ECLECTIK 2012, M.A.I, Montreal, Canada
2012 The Invisible Present, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2011 Iran via Video Current, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, USA
2011 Pulso Iraniano Iranian Contemporary Art, Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011 Aubette, Strasbourg, France
2010 Maison de Métallos, Paris, France
2009 Paris 18th District’s Town Hall, Paris, France
2005 Aban Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2001 Tarahan Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Biennales
2017 7th Tehran National Sculpture Biennale, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran,
Iran
2004 6th Painting Biennial, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

Art Fairs
2015 ArtInternational Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Festivals
2018 Fajr International Film Festival, Experimental section, Tehran, Iran
2017 Les Rencontres Traverse Video, Toulouse, France
2016 Parishani, New Media Society, Tehran, Iran
2016 Les Rencontres Traverse Video, Toulouse, France
2015 Festival des Cinémas Différents, Paris, France
2015 Athens Digital Arts Festival, Athens, Greece
2015 Above: A Festival of Imaginary Events, UK-Iran
2014 Festival du nouveau cinéma, FNC LAB, Montreal, Canada
2012 Festival International Montreal en Arts (FIMA), Montreal, Canada
2011 Without Borders Film Festival, Rome, Italy
2011 Cologne OFF, Arad Art Museum, Arad, Romania
2010 Temps d’images, La ferme du Buisson, Marne-la-Vallée, France
2010 Animated Film Festival, Yokohama, Japan
2010 Rythmetic International Festival of Experimental Animation, Begles, France
2010 Projection in the Short Films evening, Prague, Czech Republic
2010 Projection in the Short Films evening "Iran vs (Iran etc.)”, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Clermont – Ferrand Short Film Festival, Clermont – Ferrand, France

Residency
2018 PANAL361, Buenos Aires, Argentine
2014 OBORO, Montréal, Canada

Short Films
2009 Poéticide, animated short film, L’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (EnsAD), France
2006 Subito, animated short film, L’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (EnsAD), France

Grants and Awards
2018 CAC Canada Council for the Arts, Research and Creation Grant, Montréal, Canada
2018 Vista Contemporary Art Prize, Vista Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2015 MAI, Mentorship Grant, Montreal, Canada
2014 CALQ grant for video artists, Quebec, Canada
2014 SODEC grant for visual artists, Montreal, Canada
2012 Magic of Persia contemporary art prize, Dubai, UAE
2012 M.A.I.-PRIM grant, collaborated with Ila Firouzabadi, Montreal, Canada
2010 Jury Special Prize, Rythmetic International Festival, Begles, France

Artist Talk
2018 Animation experiment, New Media Society, Tehran, Iran
2017 Variations on an Instrument of a Human Anatomy, New Media Society, Tehran, Iran
2015 Composite, Mutek_Img, PHI Center, Montreal, Canada