• Shadi Ghadirian

    Born in 1974, Tehran, Iran
    B.A degree in Photography, Azad University, Tehran, Iran

    Working for:
    Museum of Photography (Akskhaneh Shahr)
    Photo Editor of Women In Iran Site (www.womeniniran.com)
    Manager of the first Iranian specialized photography site (www.fanoosphoto.com)

  • Solo Exhibitions


    Podbielsky Contmporary Gallery, Berlin

    The International Photo Festival, Kusadasi, Turkey

    Queen Gallery, Canada
    SilkRoad Gallery, Tehran

    Guild Art, Mumbai, India

    Aeroplastics  Contemporary, Beljium 
    FCG Duesseldorf, Germany
    Co2 Gallery, Rom
    Boudin Lebon Gallery, Paris

    Los Angeles County Muesum of Art, California 
    Silk Rad, Tehran  
    Tasweer Gallery, India
    B21 Gallery, Dubai  
    Photography Festival of Istanbul, Turkey   

    French Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria 
    Al mamal Foundation2, Jerusalem, Palestine 

    Villa Moda, Kuwait

    Exhibition of Fnac, France

    Golestan Gallery, Tehran




  • Group Exhibitions


    The Elephant in the dark, India
    Iranian Perspectives, Richard Young Gallery, London
    Light from the Middle East, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
    The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society. Art Gallery of the
    Princeton Arts Council, New Jersey
    Evreux, Maison des Arts, France
    Tbilisi Photo Festival, Georgia
    The other half of Iran, SEM-Art Gallery, Monaco
    Museum of contemporary art, Isfahan, Iran
    Iranian Art, Cite International des Arts, Paris
    Majority World, Guardian Gallery, London
    Biennial of Fashion Photography, Varazdin, Croatia
    Social Order, Women Photographers from Iran, India and Afghanistan, Photo Center Northwest, USA
    Pictorial Representations from the Arab World and Iran, Rose Issa Project, London

    The French Cultural Center in Yangon, Burma
    Photo Espana Festival, Spain
    Cool Art Café, Brussels
    Boghossian foundation, Brussels
    Zendegi, Beiroot Exhibition Center, Lebonan
    Artespacio CAF,Bolivia
    Staging I dentity, Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Switzerland
    Face Contact,  PHotoEspana, Madrid, Spain
    Idols and Icons, Yavuz Fine Art, Singapore
    Pool, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran
    Tehran Monoxide Project, Kherad  School, Tehran
    Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brezil

    Galerie Ernst Hilger, Austria
    Cmooa Gallery, 
    LTMH Gallery, New York
    Stare at the Other Side, Albareh Art Gallery, Bahrain
    Barakat, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York
    Waterhouse & Dodd, London
    The Silk Road, Saatchi Gallery, Lille, France
    Festival Images,Vevey, Switzerland
    IRAN: Preview of the past, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
    Act of Faith, Abdijdmuseum Ten Duinen' in Koksijde, Belgium

    Mall Gallery, Masques of Shahrzad, London
    Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
    School, Tehran
165 years of Iranian Photography
    rebelle. Art and feminism 1969-2009, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Nederland
    Du Quai Branly Museum, Paris
    Routes, Waterhouse & Dodd Gallery, London
    Guild Art Gallery, New York
    Arario Gallery New York
    The Seen and the Hidden, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York

    Word Into Art, DIFC, Dubai
    Cramer Contemporary, Switzerland
    Exprmntl  gallery , Toulouse, France

    Noorderlicht photofestival, Netherlands
    La Paz, Bolivia
    San Diego Convention Centre, California
    Silk Road, Tehran

    Blessed are the Merciful, Feigen Contemporary, New York
    Artspace Witzenhausen , Amsterdam
    The Veiled Mirror, Contemporary Iranian Photography, De Santos Gallery, Houton, Texas,
    Word into Art : Artists of the Modern Middle East, The British Museum, London,
    Image of Middle East, dccd, Denmark
    Ey Iran, Contemporary Iranian Photography, Gold Cost City Art Gallery, Australia
    Representation and Use of the Body in Art, Galerie Helene Lamarque, Paris
    Le Rectangle, Lyon, France
    Selyemes Fenyek, Budapest
    Inaugura en Tucumán, Mexico

    How eastern look at western, CCCB, Barcelona
    Rebel mind Gallery, Berlin
    Foto Art Festival, Poland
    Group Exhibition, After the revolution, Sansebastian, Spain
    Aeroplastics Gallery, Belgium
    N Gallery, Georgia
    Galata Fotografhanesi, Istanbul
    Boudin Lebon Gallery, Paris
    Third Line Gallery, Dubai

    San Jose Museum of Art, New York
    The House of World Cultures, Berlin
    Photo Biennale of Moscow, Russia
    Parliament of Brussels
    Photo Biennale of Luxemburg
    Chobi Mella 3, Bangladesh

    Harem Fantasies and the new Scheherzades, Spain and France
    Sharjah International Biennial 6, Sharjah
    Women in Orient - Women in Occident, Germany
    Konstmuseum Gutenberg, Sweden
    Ville De Bologna, France 
    Veil exhibition, The new Art Gallery,Walsall, Liverpool, Oxford,  England
    Sorbonne University, Paris

    Silk Road Gallery, Tehran
    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran
    Thssaloniki Museum of Photography (Glimpses Of Iran), Greece

    A Space Gallery, Toronto
    Barbican Art Center (Iranian Contemporary Art), London
    Photospania Festival, Spain
    Regards Persans, Espace Electra, Paris

    Inheritance, Leiton House Museum, London
    Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center Copenhagen, Denmark 
    Ballymena Arts Festival, Northern Ireland
    The House of World Cultures, Berlin
    The Iranian Women's Studies Foundation, Worth Ryder Gallery at University of California, Berkeley

    Leighton House Museum, London

    Sooreh International photo exhibition, Tehran
    Barg Gallery, Tehran

    Group Exhibition (About Children) Aria Gallery, Tehran
    Tehran International Documentary Photo exhibition, Tehran

  • Public Collections


    The British Museum, London
    The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
    LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California 
    The Smithsonian museum, Washington DC
    Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
    Mumok  (Museum Modern Kunst Sitftung Ludwig), Vienna
    Musée d’art et d’archéologie de la ville d’Aurillac 
    Devi Art Foundation, India
    Museum of contemporary Art, Tehran