Hazem Harb | Biography


Born in 1969, Tehran, Iran

1992 BA, Fine Art Faculty of Paris , Paris, France

1998 MA, Space/Stage Design from Ecole National Superieur des Arts Decoratifs (ENSAD), Paris, France


Solo Exhibitions and Performances:

2015 Edge of Chaos, Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2014 Oscillation, Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2011 Flayed Angel, Igreg Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2010 Disturbances, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2009 Self Service, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2005 Notes of A Housewife, Iranian Artists' Forum, Tehran, Iran

2004 Dream Set, Kargar Avenue, Tehran, Iran    

1997 Others, ENSAD, Paris


Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings:

2015 Dust,
Exhibition at the CCA Ujazdowski Castle, curated by Anna Ptak, Warsaw, Poland

2015 Thirteen Artist for New Day, Lajevardi Collection, curated by Fereydoun Ave, Tehran, Iran

2014 Recalling the Future, curated by Hamed Youse and David Hodge, Brunei Gallery (SOAS University), London, United Kingdom

2014 Dass ich den Mond sähe im Schlaf, curated by Axel Lapp, MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen, Germany

2013 Passage Nord-Sud, curated by Michel Dewilde, Recycle-Art, Brussels, Belgium

2013 Inside Iran, Rotterdam International Film Festival, curated by Gertjian Zuilhof and Bianca Taal, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2012 The Secret Life of Plants, curated by Maya Kovskaya, Exhibit 320, Delhi, India

2012 Festival Kanal, curated by Christa Vyvey and Michel Dewilde, Belgium

2012 Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward: Mirrors on Iran, Pi Artworks Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2012 Iranians Art Now, curated by Fereshteh Daftari, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2011 Pulso Iraniano, curated by Marc Potier, Espaco Cultural Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2011 Home Spun, curated by Girish Shahane, Devi Art Foundation, Delhi, India

2011  Disturbing the Public Opinion, curated by Barbad Golshiri and Edi Muka, Röda Sten,Gothenburg, Sweden

2011 Drawn from Life, curated by Hammad Nasar, Green Cardamom Project, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2010 Being Visible, Sala Dogana-Palazo Ducale, curator: Aria Spinelli, Genova

2010 Tehran, 1Mile2, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2010 Promise of Loss, curated by Shahin Merali, Aario Gallery, New York, USA

2009  Golden Gates, F&A Projects, curated by Daniela daPrato, Paris, France

2009  Drawn for Life: Drawing Form, curated by Nada Raza, Gallery Green Cardamom, London, United Kingdom

2009 One Day: A Collective Narrative of Tehran, curated by Taraneh Hemami. Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, USA

2008  Breaking News, F&A Projects, curated by Daniela da Prato, Paris, France

2008 The Messenger, curated by Michel Dewilde, Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Brugge, Belgium

2008 Naqsh, curated by Melanie Nazmi, Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany

2008 Lion Under The Rainbow, curated by Alexandros Georgiou, D-Art Foundation, Athens, Greece

2007 Art Without Borders, curated by Sonia Balasanian, Yerevan, Tehran, Istanbul

2006 Iran.com, curated by Isabel Herda and Nicoletta Torcelli, Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany

2006  Art Without Borders, ACCEA, curator: Sonia Balassanian, Yerevan, Tehran, Iran 

2006  VIDEO_ LOOP’06, Video Art Festival, Barcelona, Spain

2006 TAIWA, curated by Shigeno Sawada, Red Brick warehouse, Yokohama, Japan

2005  Too Much Pollution to Demonstrate, Soft guerrillas in Tehran, curated by Amiel Grumberg, Apex Art Gallery, New York, USA

2004 Iran Sota La Pel, curated by Firouz Firouz, C.C.C.B. & Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain

2002 Seated Woman, New Art Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

2001 Returning Home/The Willow Tree, with Ramin Dehdashtian, First Conceptual Art Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran


Selected Awards, Fellowships, Workshop and Talk

2015 Residency AIR Laboratory, Warsaw

2014 Presentation: Urban Art, University of Tehran, Faculty of Art, Tehran

2013 Residency at Cite International des Arts, Paris

2012 Mesocity workshop, A collaborative platform at the intersection of art, ecology and the city, between the University of Tehran and l’ Ecole Superieur d’Architecture of Paris, Tehran

2010 Square Mille, A Cultural and Environmental Mapping Project Study, Visiting Art Project, Tehran

2010 Panel Discussion- L’Iran dévoilé par ses Artistes - moderated by Catherine Millet, Centre Pompidou, Paris

2009 Co-curating “Iran on Paper”, Fereydoun Ave LaaL collection, Tehran

2009 Residency: Artist to Artist international Scheme- Visiting Arts and The Delfina Foundation, London

2008 Panel Discussion- Contemporary Art scene in Tehran, moderated by Alexandros Stanas, Art Athena Biennale, Athena



Devi Art Foundation

Laal Collction