Shirana Shahbazi
Artist / Photographer

Shirana Shahbazi studied at Dortmund University and at Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Zurich. She had solo exhibitions at renowned, international institutions: recently at KINDL – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, at Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (2017); Kunsthalle Bern (2014); Fotomuseum Winterthur, New Museum, New York (2011); Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2009); Swiss Institute, New York (2007); Sprengel Museum, Hannover (2006); and at Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (2005). Shirana Shahbazi’s works are represented in numerous public collections: among these Tate Modern, London; Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem; Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich; Fotomuseum Winterthur; and Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

Born 1974 in Tehran, lives and works in Zurich.

[Kunsthaus Hamburg]

Shirana Shahbazi
Artist / Photographer

Shirana Shahbazi studied at Dortmund University and at Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Zurich. She had solo exhibitions at renowned, international institutions: recently at KINDL – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, at Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (2017); Kunsthalle Bern (2014); Fotomuseum Winterthur, New Museum, New York (2011); Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2009); Swiss Institute, New York (2007); Sprengel Museum, Hannover (2006); and at Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (2005). Shirana Shahbazi’s works are represented in numerous public collections: among these Tate Modern, London; Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem; Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich; Fotomuseum Winterthur; and Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

Born 1974 in Tehran, lives and works in Zurich.

[Kunsthaus Hamburg]

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    The Power Plant
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