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EDUCATION

2018—MFA (With Distinction), Documentary Media at Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

2011BFA, Photography at University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran, Iran

2010BDes, Industrial Design at Azad University, Tehran, Iran


SELECTED EMPLOYMENT 

Present—Assistant Editor at Mercury Films Inc., Toronto, ON

Present—Assistant Graphic & Web Designer at Mercury Films Inc., Toronto, ON

2017Cinematography & Director Assistant to Kathy Wazana, Fes, Rabat, Ouarzazate, Casablanca, Morocco

2016Photographer at Toronto Palestine Film Festival, Toronto, ON

CREDITS

2019Co-Editor: It's Complicated: by Émeraude Domingos-Mbuku — DocNow Festival 2019, Toronto, ON

2019Editor: Ancient Forests by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (3:07 mins video installation) — Brookfield Place, Toronto, ON

2018Editor: Ancient Forest Alliance by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (6:30 mins three channel video installation) — during the COP24 Climate Summit, Slaskie Museum, Katowice, Poland

2018Editor: Ancient Forest Alliance by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (10 mins four channel video installation) — during Nuit Blanche Toronto 2018 and as part of the AGO’s major fall exhibition opening of Anthropocene , Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

2018Intern Assistant Editor: Anthropocene: The Human Epoch by Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky

SCREENINGS

2019Film Screening: Goli: A Tale of Threads, Tirgan Festival 2019, Toronto, ON

2018Film Screening: Goli: A Tale of Threads, Society for Visual Anthropology's Film & Media Festival, San Jose, CA

2018Film Screening: Goli: A Tale of Threads, DocNow Festival 2018 at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, Toronto, ON

2018Video Screening: We See Them All, A mobile cinema project at Ryerson Image Arts Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017Video Screening: We See Them All, Here In The 6ix at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON

EXHIBITIONS 

2017Solo Exhibition: All the news..., Ryerson Image Arts Gallery , Toronto, ON

2017Group Exhibition: TTC above ground, Contact Festival at Ryerson Image Arts Gallery, Toronto, ON

2016Solo Exhibition: All the news..., Birch Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, ON

2011Group Exhibition: Best of our memory lies outside us, Silk Road Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2011Solo Exhibition: Best of our memory lies outside us, Art Gallery of  University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2009Group Exhibition: My World, Art Gallery of  University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

PUBLICATIONS/REVIEWS


2016Online publication: All the news..., Memari Online , Tehran, Iran

2014Online publication: Best of our memory lies outside us, Iranian Photography

2013-2014Publication: Best of our memory lies outside us, Private #58 on Iran TodaySaint-Brisson, France

2013Publication: Best of our memory lies outside us, Cheshmag Magazine No.2, Tehran, Iran

VOLUNTEER 

2018Marketing & Design Co-Chair, DocNow Festival 2018, Toronto, ON

2017Graphic Design & Assistant, DocNow Festival 2017, Toronto, ON

2015Photographer at Tirgan Festival 2015