1916 Silver Lake blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90039


Born 1984 in Tehran, Iran

Lives and work in Los Angeles



2012   MFA, Photography and Related Media, California Institute of the Art

2007   BFA, Studio Art, University of California, Irvine

Solo Exhibitions

2017  Vincent Price Art Museum, Who Sings the Nation-State?

2015   Room Gallery, UC Irvine, MIXTAPE: Goodbye street, Goodbye home

2014   PØST, My Beautiful Palm Tree

           Arcus Center for Social Justice, Kalamazoo College, Varieties of Requisition and the Interpreters’ Guild  in collaboration with Ashley Hunt

2013   18th Street Arts Center, Two Americas Away

2012   Commonwealth & Council Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,  PTL (Part Time Lover)

           California Institute of the Arts, Our Future Is the Approaching Past

2011    Gallery A402, California Institute of the Arts, Corner

Group Exhibitions, Performances, screenings


Reconstitution, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA


The Whales Took You, PØST, Los Angeles, CA


            White Noise, PØST, Los Angeles, CA

            Three Days Awake, Los Angeles, CA

            Made.In.LA. kChung TV, Performance, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

            WATCHMEN: SURVEILLANCE AND THE FLANEUR, Torrance Art Meuseum,

            Los Angeles, CA

            Pre/Cut, Los Angeles, CA 


            Mass Attack II ,Torrance Art Museum , Los Angeles, CA

Project Flower, Act II, Raid Projects , Los Angeles, CA

Project Flower, Act I, Shulamit Gallery , Los Angeles, CA

Project Flower, Act I, Our Living Room Cabaret, Los Angeles, CA


         FTL (Full time Lover), Co/Lab at Art Platform, Los Angeles

Artist As Travelers, HBK University Gallery, Braunschweig, Germany

Medicine Chest (A survey of emerging LA Artist), Los Angeles CA

mmxii, CalArts MFA 2012 Graduate show , L.A. Mart, Los Angeles CA

From the Place Which One Speak, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts.


Spread The Word, Auction to benefit the 826 LA writing program, Mark Moore Gallery,   Culver City, CA

MFA Mid-residency Group show, California Institute of the Arts

GLAMFA,(Greatest Los Angeles MFA Exhibition), California State University, Long Beach ,CA


 Feminine, Presented by SoCiArts , Los Angeles CA

The Flickering Light: Independent Films for Independent City-Films from the Iranian   Diaspora


Torrance Juried Art Exhibition, juried by Gosia Wojas, Director of Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Projects. Torrance, CA


TEN, UAG (University Art Gallery), Selection by Karen Moss, University of California Irvine.

MEME, UAG( University Art Gallery), University of California, Irvine


The Look of Slaw, Selection by Julie Carson, University of California, Irvine.

Catalyst 4, University of California, Irvine.

Lectures & Talks

201318th Street Arts Center, Artist Talk

2012California Institute of the Arts,The Work of War In Times of Art

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, LACE, Can Artists Use Technology to Enable Communities ? By SOC(i)AL:Freewave and UCLA IMLab Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, LACE, ReVISIONS of LA Workshop

Awards, Fellowships

2014  Rema Hort Mann Foundation grantee of the YoYoYo

2012  Bartman Fund, California Institute of the Arts

2011   Finalist for Buetner Family Excellence in Art Scholarship

2008  Torrance Juried Exhibition, 1st place,Torrance CA

Publications & Reviews

Cultural Cross-Pollination: Project Flower,KCET, ArtBound, Southern California Journalism, 2013

Part Time Lover, Full Time Lover, Whitehot Magazine of cotemporary art, 2012

Metta World Peace (The Work of War in Times of Art), 2012

Exit 168. Corner-Shagha Ariannia,2011

Expressions/Impressions, A Journal Published by UCI Center for Educational Partnership, 2007