Written Work 

articles in: Slate .com's  Slate Diary, Salon.com, Ms. Magazine, Newsday, The Guardian, Toronto Star

US News and World Report, BusinessWeek, Christian Science Monitor, LA Times, 

Frakfurter Algemeiner Zeitung

In Books:

-The Slate Diaries 

Selected diaries from Slate published as part of a book Public Affairs NYC 2000

-Religion and politics in Modern Iran - Translation of Mehrangiz Kar in a selection of writings

published by IB Tauris 2005


Short Corporate Film script:

2011  'M for MILK'  - Bahman Kiarostami    

2011  'Tabriz'         - Mohammad Shirvani  


A R T

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012               Zibadasht - Beautiful Plateau - Aaran Gallery Tehran Iran

2008               15 minutes - Etemad Gallery - Tehran Iran 

2007               Peace Chador- Internet spam exhibition

2006               Chador-dadar Etemad Gallery - Tehran Iran                                         

                      Chadornama- Al Riwaq Gallery, Bahrain 

2005               Chadornama- Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2012               Contemporary Iranian Art

                      New Albion Gallery Sydney.

2012               Gravity,Money,Concrete,Fabric

                      Gallery Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin.

2011               Staging Identity Performance and Irony 

                      in Contemporary Middle Eastern Photography

                      Gallery Kashya Hildebrand,Zurich.

2008               Thirty Years of Solitude Asia House London UK 

2007               Transform-Nation, Elipse Gallery, Washington DC, USA 

2007               Thirty Years of Solitude, University of Cambridge, UK 

2005               Duomo Assicurazioni, Caserta, Italy                               

 

SPOKEN WORD AND PRESENTATION

PERFORMANCE LECTURE: Power Of a Cliché

2014               Democracy, possibilities and impossibilities, Delhi.

2012               Nuqat Design Conference, Kuwait.

2012               Nuqat Design conference, Dubai

2011               University of Warwick UK

2009               Kulturfestival Frauensperspektiven. Karlsruhe Germany

2008               Barbican Centre, London, UK 

2007               Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA

                      Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA

                      Bowery Poetry Club, New York City, USA

                      Busboys and Poets, Washington DC, USA


LECUTURES:  

2014              "Tehran's Chattering Walls"

                       Nuqat Conference, Kuwait

2014              ''Mourners or Melancholics - who owns the Iran Iraq war?"  Practitioner Presentation 

                      War in The Visual Arts conference, University College Cork, Eire

 2008               'Persian Politesse and the Art of Camouflaged Expression' 

                      Assistant Curator's presentation, Asia House London 

 

 

Radio: Presenter for BBC World Service Patterns of Faith- Ashura Broadcast 2001

Film Narration:  ‘And Along Came A Spider’ by Maziar Bahari 2002

Film Translation:

Atashkar                   Mohsen Amiryousefi     2010

I love Tehran             Sahand Samadian        2011

Taxi                          Bahman Kiarostami      2011

My House                  Mohsen Amiyousefi     2012

Modest Reception       Mani Haghighi             2012

 

Digital Installation:

2009             AKSbazi.com

Concept for a digital space where Iranians can rer-set and reclaim their own image through the nuances of their own culture and psyche away from the prevalent cliches about Iran.

AKSbazi.com Exhibitions:

2014   Guardian Witness Collaboration with Tehran Bureau and Guardian online

2012   Elephant in the Dark- Devi Foundation New Delhi India

2011   Aaran Gallery Tehran Iran

2010   School Of Oriental and African Studies, London University

2010   British Museum Nowrouz event



Art Works Published In:

-Patterns in Art 

 Dr. Annette Tietenburg Germany 2005 

- The Berlin Journal Fall 2009 edition 

- Different Sames: New Perspectives in Contemporary Iranian Art 

by Hossein Amirsadeghi and Hamid Keshmirshekan, July 2009 

- Contemporary Art in the Middle East 

by Paul Sloman, June 2009

- Post Colonial Spaces The Politics of Place In Contemporary Culture

Teverson and Upstone 2011

- Contemporary Iranian Art

by Hamid Keshmirshkan  2014


Journalism:

 

News production for western Media in Iran 1996-2003 

Businessweek,Newsday NYC USA,Toronto Star Toronto Canada,Guardian London UK,

Frankfurter Algemeiner Zeitung  Framkfurt Germany

Sky News London UK BBC World Service Radio London UK, various programs

BBC Television: Correspondent, Hardtalk.

RTE Irish Television Dublin Ireland