About

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Siavash Naghshbandi

(b. 1987, Tehran Iran) graduated in Animation from 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. His photographs and films have been exhibited in several groups and solo exhibitions including at Aaran Art Gallery; Azad Art Gallery; Mehrva Art Gallery; Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art; Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA, Hafriyat Karakoy Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey; Tomin Videothek, Frankfurt, Germany; and Hillyer Art Space, Washington D.C, USA. In 2008 he was awarded 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. Naghshbandi was also the photographer of the motion picture “About Elly…” (2008), a film by Academy-Award-winning director Asghar Farhadi.

 

 

- Solo Exhibitions:

2017:  "Inevitably Inescapable" | Interactive Installation | Dastan Gallery - Electric Room, Tehran, Iran

2009: "These Kiosks" | Photo Exhibition | Mehrva Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2008: "Snow" | Ivan Sepid Art Gallery | Mehrshahr, Iran

2006: "Direction" | Photo Exhibition | Nikol Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

-Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017: "Urban Spaces" Group Exhibition | Curated by Gohar Dashti | Hillyer Art Space, Washington D.C, USA

2017: "Limited Access 7 " Group Exhibition | Curated by Amirali Ghasemi | Aaran Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

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

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

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

2010: "Limited Access II" Group Exhibition | Curated by Amirali Ghasemi | Azad Art Gallery, 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

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

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

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

Festivals:

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

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

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

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

-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

-Work Experiences  

2016: Assistant Editor | "My Brother, Khosro" Feature Film

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

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

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

2015: Assistant Editor | "Con Free" Feature Film

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

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

2014: Assistant Editor | "Tabagheye Hasas" Feature Film

2014: Assistant Editor | "Metropole" Feature Film

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

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

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