Born in 1966 in Tehran, Iran
Lives and works in Paris and Tehran

Education
1994, BA, Cinematographic Studies, Université Paul Valery, Montpellier, Fr
1992, MFA, DNSEP, Visual Arts, Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Nîmes, Fr

Grants/Awards

2006 Nomination for Prix Ricard, Paris
2005 AIC Grant, DRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
2004 & 2005 Residency at Recollets, Paris
2004 Residency at CCA, Glasgow, UK
2002 & 2003 Residency at La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2000 Grant from FIACRE, French Ministry of Culture, New York ? AFAA studio at ISCP Studio Program, New York
1998 Grant from Margarethen Stiftung, Leipzig, Germany
1997 Residency at UMIST University, Manchester, UK
1996 AIC Grant from DRAC, Ministry of Culture, France
1996 Grant & Residency at Margarethen Stiftung, Kaditzch, Germany
1993 ? 1994 Residency at Talcheles Kunsthaus, Berlin
1993 Grant from OFAJ for a Residency in Berlin

Solo Exhibitions
(selected)
2014
Memory Drain, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2013

Family tree, Carbon 12, Dubai
Marée Noire/Mother Tongue/Archive 1, Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Road Movie VI, performance, Ecole Nationale Superieure d?Art, Bourges, Fr

2012
Geopolitik der Wurzeln ? No Man´s Land, Teil 2, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Germany
Road Movie III & Road Movie IV, Musée de l?histoire de l?immigration, Paris
2011
Geopolitics of roots ? No man?s land, Carbon 12, Dubai
Road Movie II,  performance, Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Tours, France
2010
Me 2000?2003 & Me 2003?2008, Théâtre de la Cité Internationale, Paris
Wanted (Urgent), performance, Slick Art Fair, Paris
Road Movie, performance, Slick Art Fair, Paris
2009
Me 2003 ? 2008, Le Vestibule, La Maison Rouge, Paris
2008
Me 62, Me 65 & Me 66?, with PhotoFest, Apama Mackey Gallery, Houston
Home (stories), Bande Passante, CRAC art center, Sète, France
2007
Me & All the Others, MAC, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago
2006
Wanted, Phone Boutique, Flandres Avenue, Paris
2005
All About Me ? Ghazel, a hybrid Iranian around the world, ASK, Art Space, Musashino Art University Alpha M project, Tokyo, Japan
All about Me ? Ghazel, a hybrid, world citizen Iranian woman, Space B, Osaka-Seikei University, Nagaokakyo, Japan
Home, performance, 37th Theatre Venice Festival, Venice Biennial, Italy
2004
Me, CCA, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK
Me 2000-2003, Arts Centre Beursschouwburg, Brussels
2003
Me 49, Me 42, Me 44 & Made in Paris, TheSpace, inIVA, London, UK
2002
Identité, métissage et autres arrangements series, Salon by Meshec Gaba, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2001
Me 1997 ? 2000, Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
Wanted, performance, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York
2000
Wanted, performance, Galeries Lafayette windows, Avignon, France
1999
Wedding I, Tacheles Kunsthaus, Berlin
Vote, posters, Tehran
Sans Titre, TRAC in FRAC, Fonds régional d?art contemporain, Montpellier, FR
1998
Red Home III, Mardabad
Red Home IV, Mardabad
1997-2003
Wanted, performances in Berlin, Montpellier, Stockholm, Paris, Sète?
1997
Untitled, too, Medamothi Artistic Cockpit, Montpellier, France
Sheep take IV,  Vitrines Ephemeres, Avignon, France
1996
Untitled, Medamothi Artistic Cockpit, Montpellier, France
Andata/Ritorno Gallery, Geneva
Red Home II, Mardabad
1995
Make War Not Love action, Berlin
Ohne Titel, Mulack 23, Berlin
1994
B(l)ack Home is a B(l)ack home, L?Usine, Nimes, France
B(l)ack Home is a B(l)ack home, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin
1993
Red Home I, Mardabad

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2015
A History, Art, Architecture, Design from the 80?s to now, Musee National D?Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris

2014
Histoires de je (part 1), Galerie Dix9 Hélène Lacharmoise, Paris
Deprivation/Pozbawienie, Galerie Arsenal, Bialystok
EXPOSED. Self-portraits of women, Kino Arsenal, Berlin
Azad Art Gallery, Tehran
Closer encounters ? Summer Accrochage, Carbon 12, Dubai

2013
Sparkle/Jaragheh performance, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran
re.act.feminism #2, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Le Pont, MAC, Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, France
Disaster ? The End of Days, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Persebook, 4th Annual of Contemporary Arts, Tehran
Femmeusesaction #24, MuCEM: Musées des civilisations de l?Europe et de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

2012
Festival Internacional de Cine, Casa del Cuno, Costa Rica
Forward/ Vorwaerts, Q contemporary, Beirut, Lebanon
Nuit des Musées, Cité National de l?histoire de l?immigration, Paris
If I tell the truth nobody will believe me, Ghazel & students of  l?ENSAPC, ENSAPC Ygrec, Paris
re.act.feminism #2, Instytut Sztuki Wyspa, Poland
re.act. feminism#2, Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic Zagreb, Croatia
Pulso Iraniano, Oi Futuro, Brazil
Pulso Iraniano, SESC Vila Mariana, Brazil
re.act.feminism #2, Museet for Samtidskunst, Denmark
re.act.feminism #2, Tallinna Kunstihoone, Estonia
re.act.feminism #2, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Spain
2011
J?ai deux amours, Cité nationale de l?histoire de l?immigration, Paris
Open Frame, Centre régional d?art contemporain, Sète, France
Centre Pompidou: Video Art Collection (1965 ? 2010), Centre Cultural Français Izmir, Turkey
Pulso Iraniano, Espaço oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Re Act Feminism #2, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

2010
Living Across: Spaces of Migration, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Iran & Co, the Archive, Documentary: Iran Beyond Borders (1960 ? 2010)? La Brugeoise, Bruges, Belgium
I am not half the man I used to be, Dar Al Funoon Gallery, Kuwait
Time after Time, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Veiled Memoirs: Contemporary Art from Iran,  XIV Biennale Donna, Contemporary Art Museum, Ferrara
The Stalking of Absence (vis-à-vis Iran), Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo
Elles, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Urgent, Cité nationale de l?histoire de l?immigration, Paris

2009
Elles, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Rebelle: Art and Feminism 1969?2009, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem
La Ruche en d?autres thermes, Palais Lumière, Evian
Raad O Bargh, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Me 1997 ? 2000, Art Park, Art Dubai, UAE
The view from elsewhere/small acts, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney
Urgent, permanent collection, Cité nationale de l?histoire de l?immigration, Paris
The view from elsewhere/small Acts, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Home (stories), Utopia ici et là, Chateau de Saint Ouen, Saint Ouen, France
La Cité nationale de l?histoire de l?immigration à Sao Paolo, Memorial do imigrante, Brazil
Raad O Bargh, Kunstraum Deutsche Bank, Salzbourg, Austria
FIAC 1, MAMA, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Algiers

2008
Laughing in a foreign language, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Crack up, Khastoo Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Home (stories), Southbank Centre, London, UK
Home (stories), Espace Cardin, Paris
Home (stories), FID Marseille, France
Home (stories), Fair play, Lugano, Switzerland
Home (stories), 5th Venice Film Meeting, Venice
Home (stories), 21st Virginia Film Festival, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Home (stories), Act Orale 7 Festival, Marseille, France
Home (stories), Happy Days, Thessaloniki, Greece
Home (stories), 25th Festival International du film Francophone de Tübingen-Stuttgarts, Germany
Bedün´ a onvän´/Untitled Series, Part of Iran: New Voices?, The Barbican Center, London, UK

2007
Normal Love, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
24th Memorial of Nadezda Petrovic, Cacak
Androïde Contre Humain, Languedoc?Roussilon, Montpellier, France
Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2006
Zones of Contact, 15th Biennale of Sydney, Australia
Humor Me, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, USA
Diari, 1000 Eventi, Milan, Italy
Neterotopia: Artists online in advertising space, Careof, Milan + Palais de Tokyo, Paris + NICC, Anvers
Playing in the Light, ICO touring program, UK
Asian Contemporary Art Week, New York
Why Pictures Now, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Incipit, Fondation d´entreprise Ricard, Paris
Femmeuses, Parc St Leger art center, Pougues-les-Eaux, France

2005
Belonging, Sharjah International Art Biennial 7, UAE
Inhabituel, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy
Peripheral Vision, Void Gallery, Derry
Risk: Creative Action in Political Culture, CCA, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK
Emergency Biennale?,Grozny, Chechnya + Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Participate Chinese European Art Center, Guangzhou, China + Basekamp space, Philadelphia, USA
ID Troubles ? US Visit, Nurture Art Gallery, New York
Séances d?automne, Ecole Régionale Supérieure d?Expression Plastique,Tourcoing, France
?Cubes, In Progress, 58th Locarno International Film Festival, Locarno
L?humanité mise à nu et l?art en frac, même, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Sweet Taboos: Episode 2: To lose without being a loser,Tirana Biennial, Albania

2004
Social Creatures:How Body Becomes Art, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany
Far Near Distance, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Pequeñas Escenas, Galería Animal, Santiago
Veil, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
Postcards from Cuba, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
Fragmented Mirror, CCCB, Barcelona, Spain
Minority Report, Station 1, The Equestrian hall, Aahrus, Denmark
ID Troubles ? Shake, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
Clandestines, Forte Spagnolo, L?Aquila
Movimento?Movimenti, Bagheria + Matera + Lecce + Reggio Calabria + Campobasso, Italy
OK, America, Apex Art, New York

2003
Clandestines, 50th International Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Italy
El Arte con La Vida, 8th Bienal de La Habana, Cuba
Veil, inIVA, The New Art Gallery + Walsall & Blue Coat Gallery, Liverpool + MOMA, Oxford
Orient-Occident, Prince Max Palace + Karlsruhe & Frauen Museum, Bonn + Galerie Wilmersdorf, Berlin
Voyages d?Artistes: Algérie 03, Espace Electra, Paris
The New Scheherazads, CCCB, cultural center, Barcelona, Spain
Haft: 7 Iranian Artists, Espace Landowsky, Boulogne Billancourt, France
Kunst Film Festival, Cologne, Germany
Sound of Video, LAB, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002
Lewis Caroll confiture demain et confiture hier, Mais jamais confiture auj, Centre Régional d?Art Contemporain de Sète, France
Dom/Home, Museum of Contemporary Art Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
Wanted/Urgent, Photo Cairo, Townhouse Gallery, Egypt
Nuit Blanche, plus qu?une image, Anciennes Pompes Funèbres, Paris
Urgent-Wanted, Qamariyeh Gallery,Birzeit University, Palestine International Video Festival

2001
Iranian Contemporary Art, The Barbican Centre, London
Regards Persans, Espace Electra, Paris
My Generation, Atlantis Gallery, London
ISCP open studio exhibition, New York

2000
Ekbatana, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Denmark

1999
Untitled with Roxana, 13 Vanak st. Space, Tehran, Iran
Chronicle of Void and Beyond with Kaveh Golestan, Golestan Gallery, Tehran

1998
Marknaden, Stockholm, Sweden
Cet Eté Là, CRAC, Centre régional d?Art Contemporain, Sète, France

1996
Ouvert la Nuit, Avignon, France

1995
Club Berlin, Kunstwerke at the Venice Biennial, Italy
Artistes au lycée, Montpellier
Biennale des Jeunes Artistes, Rijeka

1994
2ème Etage Sur Cour, Paris

1993
914 km Nimes-Aix la Chapelle, l?Usine, Nimes, France
39 jeunes Artistes, Arcana Gallery, Montpellier, France
Biennale des Jeunes, Rijeka

1992
Biennial of Young European Creators, Museo de la Ciutat, Valencia, Spain
Biennial of Young European Creators, Carre St. Anne, Montpellier, France

1991
Works on Paper, B gallery, Nimes, France
914 km Aachen-Nimes,Ludwig Forum für International Kunst, Aachen, Germany