Mehdi Vosoughnia
Born in 1971, Qazvin, Iran.

Education:

  • B.A.in photography, Azad University,Tehran, Iran.
  • Graphic design from graphic college, Rasht, Iran.

Publications:

  • 2016, “Pamenar”, bon gah, Published in Iran
  • 2015, “Anzali”, Nazar, Published in Iran
  • 2015, Presence in book “Evident & Latent”, Gerayesh-e Tazeh, Published in Iran
  • 2008, Presence in book “Iranian photography now”, HatjeCantz, Published in Germany
  • 2002, Presence in book “Tajjasom”,Taha,Published in Iran

Activities:

  • Conference speaker in SOAS university: A glance at photography in Iran after revolution and introducing
    Qazvin Photographers Group, London, Uk 2009.
  • Teaching photography in the Young Cinema Association of Iran, Qazvin Unit, since 1998 up to now
  • Teaching photography in the “arman college” of Iran, Tehran, Unit, since 2008-2014
  • Writing notes and criticism about photography exhibitions since 1998 up to now.
  • Judging 20 experimental exhibitions
  • Art Director of Aks Magazine 2002-2007
  • Art Director of Camera Magazine 2002-2005
  • Manager of Iranqpg web site 2002-2012

Honors:

  • 2001 First winner of the third Ashoura photo competition, Tehran, Iran
  • 1997 First winner of the sixth festival of the Young Cinema, Sanandaj, Iran
  • 1996 First winner of the free style photography in the fifth festival of the Young Cinema, Ahvaz, Iran
  • 1995 Third winner of the fourth festival of the Young Cinema, Kermanshah, Iran
  • 1993 Special prize of the judge council in the festival of the Young Cinema Association, Hamedan, Iran
  • 1990 Second winner of the fifth festival of young cinema association, Qazvin, Iran

Solo Exhibition :

  • 2016 Photo exhibition titled: Pamenar; Silk Road Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2015 Photo exhibition titled: Anzali;Silk Road Art Gallery,Tehran, Iran
  • 2010 Photo exhibition titled “Père Lachaise”, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2009 Photo exhibition titled “Perusal of Works”, Esfehan Art Museum, Esfehan Iran
  • 2008 Photo exhibition titled “Eternal Rooms”, Mehr Gallery,Qazvin, Iran
  • 2007 Photo exhibition titled: “Ye Photograph, remain eternal as a memorial of me!”, MEHR Gallery, Qazvin, Iran
  • 2006 Photo exhibition titled: “Ye Photograph, remain eternal as a memorial of me!”, City Photography Museum, Tehran, Iran
  • 2000 Photo exhibition in “Iran Photographers’ Hose”, Tehran, Iran
  • 1999 Photo exhibition in “Iran Photographers’ Hose”, Tehran, Iran
  • 1996 Photo exhibition titled “NegaheKhakestari”, AREF art gallery, Qazvin, Iran
  • 1995 Photo exhibition titled “NedayeAghaz”, AREF art gallery, Qazvin, Tehran

Group exhibition :

  • 2017 “Ebb”; Group Multimedia Exhibition; Silk Road Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2016 “Landscape”, Hepta Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2016 “Seven Passes”, Theme gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2013 Wavy Banners Project, Jutland, Denmark
  • 2013 Group Exhibition, By Iranian Contemporary Photographers, Mellat gallery Cineplex, Tehran, Iran
  • 2013 Group Exhibition, Joy Land, Mehrva gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2012 Photo Expo, Saba Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran
  • 2012 2nd Six Weeks of Iranian Art, Queen Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 2011 Group exhibition, Presence, Aria gallery, Tehran, Iran.
  • 2010 Group Exhibition, Nights of Tehran, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2010 Group Exhibition, Tehran Documented, Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2009 Group exhibition, titled: “Voice of Vision”, Spéos gallery, Paris, France.
  • 2009 Group exhibition, titled: “Grand Hotel”, MEHR art gallery, Qazvin, Iran
  • 2009 Group exhibition, titled: “Grand Hotel”, ARIA art gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2008 Presence in second Art Expo, Tehran, Iran
  • 2008 Presence in Annual Image Celebration, Tehran, Iran
  • 2007 Group exhibition, ZANGAR art gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2006 Presence in the 10th Iran Photo Biennial, Tehran, Iran
  • 2005 Group Exhibition titled: “Sufi’s Dance”, AREF art gallery, Qazvin, Iran
  • 2004 Common Internet Photo Exhibition with Iranian and British Photographers
  • 2004 Group exhibition, BARG art gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2003 Group exhibition, ARIA art gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2003 Group exhibition, BARG art gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 1996 Presence in the 7th Iran Photo exhibition (International – Biennial), Tehran, Iran
  • 1994-2006 Taking part in group exhibitions of Iran photographers in “Iran Photographers’ House”, Tehran, Iran
  • 1994-2007 Setting up several group exhibitions, Iran
  • 2017. “Street Photography now” workshop, 2thQazvin national photography festival, Qazvin.
  • 2017. “Street Photography now” workshop, AnarAzad University. Anar.
  • 2017. ”Street Photography, past and present” workshop, Tabriz.
  • 2017. ”Street Photography, past and present” workshop, Shiraz Culture and Art University,Shiraz.
  • 2017. An review of documentary photo, Arak Hozehhonari, Arak.
  • 2017. ”Street Photography, past and present” workshop, Ahvaz.
  • 2016. ”Street Photography, past and present” workshop, Mashhad.
  • 2016. City in contemporary Iranian photographer projects,The Iranian Youth Cinema Society, Qazvin.
  • 2016. “Documentary Photographynow” workshop, Arak Hozehhonari, Arak.
  • 2015. “Documentary Photographynow” workshop, Kerman 2nd Photo Annual world Photography day, Kerman.
  • 2014. City in contemporary Iranian photographer projects,4thBirjand national photography festival, Birjand.
  • 2013. “Urban documentary photography”, Isfahan Photographers Society, Isfahan.
  • 2012. City in contemporary Iranian photographer projects,New Urban Photography master class, Yazd.
  • 2012.”Street Photography” workshop, 49thFestival of the Iranian Youth Cinema Society, Shahrekord.
  • 2010. An overview of contemporary Iranian documentary photographer, Bandar Abbas.
  • 2010. Social documentary photography workshop, The Iranian Youth Cinema Society, Bandar Abbas.
  • 2007. Social documentary photography workshop, The Iranian Youth Cinema Society, Bandar Abbas.
  • 2007. Social documentary Photography workshop, Arak Hozeh honari, Arak.
  • 2007. Social documentary photography workshop, 8th Festival of The Iranian Youth Cinema Society, Bam.
Mehdi Vosoughnia
Photographer
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Unit 2 No 6.1 Qabousnameh St.
Zohreh St. MofatteheShomali St.
Tehran, Iran.
Postal Code: 1588814815

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vosoughnia@gmail.com
info@vosoughnia.com

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