Bio

 Biography 

 

Artist: Jalal sepehr

Sepehr was born in Tehran in 1968, where he still lives and works. A self-taught
photographer, he started taking pictures in 1994 while living in Japan (1991-96).
Back in Iran, he and Dariush Kiani, an advertising photographer, founded the
fanons studio with which followed the international fanoos Photo web site with
Shadi Ghadirian, dedicated to the promotion of contemporary Iranian
photography (2003-2007)

He is active in fine art photography and teaching at university of Media applied
science. He is an active member of Association Virtual Arts of Iran and Advertising
& Industrial Photography Association of Iran.

 

Project

2014

Displacement curated by Jalal Sepehr a Group show at Silk Road gallery, Tehran

2006

Fanoos Photo Slideshow with Shadi Ghadirian and Daryoush Kiyani, House of

Artists, Tehran

 

Solo exhibitions

2016

“As far as the eye can see”, Officine dell immagine Gallery, Milan
Red Zone photo series, Silk Road Gallery,Tehran

2015

Knot series, water & Persian Rugs, Isabelle Gounod Gallery, Paris

 

2011

Knot series and Water and Persian Rugs, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran

Carpets Unbound, Khaki Gallery Photo, Boston, USA

 

2009

  water and Persian Rugs, Gallery Esther Woerdehoff, Paris

Group exhibitions

2016

Majic And Power , marta herford museum Germany
Art Paris by Silk Road Gallery ,France
Mia Photo Fair in Milan,Italy

2015

Reality & Fantasy a Glance at the Iranian Contemporary Photography Pardis Gallery, Tehran
The Secrets of Eternity, Khayyam and Contemporary Art Silk Road
Photography ,Pardis Gallery, Tehran
Gallery, Tehran

Heaven and hell . From magic carpets to drones,  Boghossian Foundation, Brussels

Spring Hesitance festival, museum of Negarestan Garden, Tehran

Rebirth, group show, Nicolas Flame Gallery,  Paris

The young collectors auction in Dubai (Ayyam Gallery)

 

2014

Eyes On Iran, Hinterland gallery,  Vianna Art Week

Paris Photo by Silk Road gallery

Mils027, silk Road gallery, Australias photography festival , Sydney

Neo-Traditionalism in Contemporary Iranian Art, Tehran museum of contemporary Art

In.Ter.Weave, Roiya gallery, Jeddah Saudi Arabia

Displacement a Group show at Silk Road gallery, Tehran

 

2013

Christies, Auction Dubai

By Iranian Contemporary Photographers, Mellat Gallery, Tehran

Begging a collection, Silk Road gallery, Tehran

 

2012

Pulso Iraniano, Riodojaniro and Sao Paulo biennale of Brazil

Tension in tradition, Saw Gallery, Ottawa, Canada

Popli Khalatbari Charitable Foundation Auction, London

‘I Run with Iran’ Nicolas Flamel Gallery, Paris

Iranian perspectives, Richard Young Gallery, London

beyond-dreams, Omid-e-mehr.org/as virtual group Exhibition,London

 

2011

Popli Khalatbari Charitable Foundation Auction, London

 

 

2010

Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

 

2009

Paris Photo, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris

International Photo Festival, Knokke-Heist, Belgium

 

2008

First and Second Annual Photo Exhibition CPC/CAPA, Seymour Art Gallery, North, Vancouver, Canada

Photo Transportation and Trafic Festival, House of Artists, Tehran

We Can Do Photo Festival, House of Photographers, Tehran

Photo Travel Competition, Tehran

 

2007

First and Second Annual Photo Exhibition CPC/CAPA, Sulaymania, Kurdistan, Irak

First and Second Annual Photo Exhibition-Competition CPC/CAPA, Tehran

Humour of the peoples art collection Biennal . House of Humour and Satire, Bulgaria

The First Photo Festival Healthy of Iran Oroomie
IranInternational Photo Festival, Knokke-Heist, Belgium.

 

2006

Tenth Biennal of Iranian Photography (documentary photography), Tehran

Fanoos Photo Slideshow, House of Artists, Tehran

Photo Children Festival, Tehran

International Art Photography Fair, Slovakia

 

2005

Second Iranian Sport Photo Festival, Tehran

Second Photo Festival of Sea, Ship and Seafarers, Tehran

Fajr Photo Festival, Mah-Shahr

Nature Photography Iran Exhibition, Tehran

Ashoura Photo Festival, Tehran (Jury Price)

Iranian Rustic Women Photo Festival, Ispahan

 

2004

Photo Festival of Sea, Ship and Seafarers, Tehran

Animal Protection Society Exhibition, Tehran

 

2003,

Ashouraian Photography Festival, Tehran

Industrial Photography Festival of Iran, Tehran, Iran1998

Bazaar Photo Exhibition, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran

 

 

Awards 

2016

Finalist of Codice MIA IV Edition photo fair 2016

2015

Third place,nature section, International Photography Awards MIFA

2014

International Photography Awards IPA-USA The second prize in nature category

 

2011

Selected Winner of Iranian Persbook Festival

The first prize in entrepreneurship category for Entrepreneurship Photo Contest, tehran

 

2009

Prix de la Photographie, Paris (2nd Prize in advertising category)

 

2007

CAPA Postcard Competition (Canadian Association for Photography ART) (First Prize)

Photo Shooka festival, Niyavaran museum, Tehran, Iran (secants Prize)

 

2005

International Art Award, China (Honorable Mention)

Second Photo Festival of Sea, Ship and Seafarers, Tehran, Iran (First Prize)

 

2004

Photo Festival of Sea, Ship and Seafarers, Tehran, Iran (2nd Prize)

 

2003

Ashouraian Photography Festival, Tehran, Iran (3rd Prize)

Industrial Photography Festival of Iran, Tehran, Iran (3rd Prize)

Publications

2015

Contemporary Iranian Art,  New Perspectives by Hamid keshmirshekan,

Nazar art  Publication

 

2014

Traveller Conde Nast, Tappeti volanti by Giovanna M.Bonomo,  Spring

 

2009

Images Magazine, France (November)

Different sames New Perspectives In contemporary Iranian Art, Thames & Hudson,London

 

2008

“Iranian photography now”, Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostifildern.
Canvas Magazine
, Dubai

 

2007

Al-Thani Award Book (exhibition catalog)ue

Knokke-Heist Photo Festival (exhibition catalogue)

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