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Siavash Naghshbandi

(*1987, Tehran Iran) graduated in Animation at the IRIB Art University, Tehran in 2008 and has worked on a number of photography, film editing and documentary projects. His films have been shown at different film festivals such as the SEH-TANK: Cinéma Subversif in Zurich; the Middle East Now Film Festival in Florence or the Göteborg Film Festival. In the framework of the Fifth Tehran Annual Art Exhibition (TADAEX) his interactive installation Flow has been shown at the Mohsen Art Gallery in Tehran in 2015. His photographs and his films have been exhibited in several group and solo exhibitions including the Aaran Art Gallery, Azad Art Gallery, Mehrva Art Gallery, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran; Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA; and Hafriyat Karakoy Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey. In 2008 he has been awarded with the Jury Prize of The Third Photo Festival of Art University in Tehran and in 2007 he won the 2nd prize at the First Documentary Photo Festival in Isfahan. Furthermore Naghshbandi was the photographer in the motion picture About Elly… by Asghar Farhadi in 2008.

 

-Film and Video:

2017: "Urban Spaces" Group Exhibition, Hillyer Art Space, Washington D.C, USA

2017: "Limited Access 7 " Group Exhibition , Aaran Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2017: "MixedRealities" Group Exhibition in Tomin Videothek, Frankfurt, Germany

2015: Tadaex 05: Interactive installation "Flow" Mohsen Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran - Video Documentation

2015: Assistant Editor for "To Be Born" Feature Film

2015: Assistant Editor for "Born in 1986" Feature Film

2015: Assistant Editor for "Black Horse Memories" Feature Film

2015: Assistant Editor for "Con Free" Feature Film

2015: Assistant Editor for "For a Rainy Day" Feature Film

2014: Assistant Editor for "City of Mice 2" Feature Film

2014: Assistant Editor for "Tabagheye Hasas" Feature Film

2014: Assistant Editor for "Metropole" Feature Film

2013: Screening, Short Film Good Childhood Days, SEH-TANK - Cinema Subversif, Zurich

2013: Screening, Short Film Good Childhood Days, Middle East Now Film Festival, Florence

2013: Screening, Short Film Good Childhood Days, The Invisible Present, Goteborg International Film Festival

2013: Screening, Short Film Good Childhood Days, The Invisible Present, Rotterdam Film Festival, Rotterdam

2012: Making Documentary Video of Art Scenes in Tehran, Iran 

2011: Editor of the Full Length Documentary Film "Alborz" by ManouchehrTayyab

2010: "Limited Access II" Group Exhibition , Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2009: Editor of the Full Length Documentary Film" Zagros" by ManouchehrTayyab

2008: Photographer in the motion picture "About Elly... " by Asghar Farhadi

2006: Photographer in the motion picture "We Only Live Twice" by Behnam Behzadi

Photography:

- Solo Exhibitions:

2009: Solo Exhibition in Mehrva Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2006: Solo Exhibition in Nikol Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

- Group Exhibitions and Selected Contests:

2011: "Aksbazi" Photography Exhibition, Aaran Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2010: 3th Shouka Photo Festival, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran

2010: Group Photography Exhibition, The Sulaimaniya museum, Sulaimaniya, Iraq 

2009: Iran Inside Out Group Exhibition, DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, USA 

2009: Re assemblage Group Exhibition, AssarArt Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2009: Iran Inside Out Group Exhibition, the Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA

2009: Fotoxl000 Group Photography Exhibition, Rome, Italy

2009: Urban Jealousy, Traveling Mixed Media Exhibition, Newyorck Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2009: The 11th Iranian National Photo Biennial, Saba Cultural and Artistic Center, Tehran, Iran

2008: Dyptichs in memory of Mohsen Rasoulov, Group Photography Exhibition, Mehrva Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2008: Urban Jealousy, Traveling Mixed Media Exhibition, Hafriyat Karakoy Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2008: Inner Eye Photography Exhibition, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran

2008: Persia Photo Expo, Photography Exhibition, Esteghlal Int. Hotel, Tehran, Iran 

2007: The Mass Group Photography Exhibition, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran

2007: A closet with the depth of 30cm Photo Drama at the Visual Anthropology Festival, Tehran ,Iran

2006: 3rd Kaveh Golestan Photo Festival, Tehran, Iran

2004: Group Exhibition of Iranian Photographic Society, Iranian Artists Forum

-Awards:

2008: Jury Prize, The Third Photo Festival of Art University, Tehran, Iran

2007: Winner of 2nd prize in the First Documentary Photo Festival, Isfahan, Iran

2005: Winner of 3rd place Child Photo Festival, Tehran, Iran

2004: Winner of 1st prize in the 3rd Child Photo Festival, Tehran, Iran

2003: Winner of 1st prize in the 2nd Child Photo Festival, Tehran, Iran