BIO & RESUME

Parham Taghioff

1978 born in Tehran, Lives and works in Tehran, Iran.

Solo Exhibitions:
  • Photo & Video Exhibition “Asymmetrical Authority” & “Historical Kaleidoscope”, Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2019.
  • Photo Exhibition “Asymmetrical Authority”.Aban Art Gallery, Shiraz, Iran, 2018.
  • Photo Exhibition “Hands on/Hands off”, Aun Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2014.
  • Photo and Video Art Exhibition “Bookmark” (Chough Alef) & “Domestic Bodies”, Aun Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2012.
  • Conceptual Art Exhibition “Thing In Itself”, Aun Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2010.
  • Performance & Video Art Exhibition ”Tomorrow may not ever be”, Khak Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2005.
  • Performance & Video Art Exhibition ”…Tomorrow may not ever be.”, Arte’ Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2003.
Group Exhibitions:
  • Architectural Photography Award Exhibition. Jroslav Fragner Gallery, Prague, Czeck Republic, 2018.
  • Architectural Photography Award Exhibition. Architektury SARP Gallery, Cracow, Poland, 2018.
  • Architectural Photography Award Exhibition. Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary, 2017.
  • “Art for peace” Exhibition , Iranian Artist Forum,Tehran, Iran, 2017.
  • Neo-Traditionalism in Contemporary Iranian Art Exhibition ,Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art ,Tehran ,Iran, 2014.
  • Contemporary Iranian Photography Exhibition ,the Fine Arts Gallery of California State University, Los Angeles, USA, 2014.
  • Photo exhibition “Present Perfect”, Format Festival, Derby, UK , 2014.
  • MOP CAP (Magic Of Persia Contemporary Art Prize) shortlisted exhibition, the Emirates Financial Towers, Emirates, Dubai, 2013.
  • “Deja Vu”, Video installation art exhibition, Aun Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2013.
  • Photo exhibition, Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2013.
  • “PAYKAN, The Iranian Automobile” exhibition , Aun Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2013.
  • “A review of a decade of video art in Iran” exhibition , Iranian Artist Forum, Tehran, Iran, 2013.
  • “Art for peace” exhibition , Tehran, Iran, 2013.
  • Jamm Art auction and exhibition,Kuwait ,2011.
  • “Alive, The beat of young Iranian artists”, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK, 2010.
  • Photo Exhibition of Iranian Contemporary Artists, Italian school of Tehran, Iran, 2009.
  • Photo exhibition, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A, 2008.
  • Photo exhibition, Silk Road gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2008.
  • Photo exhibition, Maan e Honar e No, Tehran, Iran, 2008.
  • Photo exhibition, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art (The Center for Fine Art Photography), U.S.A, 2008.
  • Photo exhibition, Khak Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2005.
  • Regard de traverse, (Video installation art), Strasbourg, France, 2004.
  • Photo exhibition, Niavaran Artistic Creations, Tehran, Iran, 2004.
  • Photo exhibition, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2003.
  • Photography Exhibition of 40 Photographers, Iranian House Of Cinema, Tehran, 1999.
Awards & Prizes
  • Format21 Open Call shortlisted, Derby, UK, 2020.
  • Architectural Photography Award shortlisted, Budapest, Hungary, 2017.
  • Magic Of Persia Contemporary Art Prize shortlisted, London, UK, 2013
  • NYIP and New York State Educational Department award of merit for outstanding photo projects, 2007.
  • Awarded master photographer regnant diploma with an honorary degree of excellence by the Institute of American Image press and the IFPO, 2005.
  • Lifetime distinction of honor for photographic achievement from The Institute of American Image Press and the IFPO, 2004.
  • NYIP and New York State Educational Department award of merit for outstanding photo projects, 2004.
  • First prize winner, International photo contest, New York Institute of Photography, 2003.
  • Second prize winner, “Enduring Peace” photo contest (Red Crescent Society photo contest and exhibition), 2002.
Lectures & Panel Discussions:
  • Panel Discussion:Iranian Contemporary Photography, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2019.
  • Photography, Architecture & Urban Spaces, Aban Gallery, Tehran ,Iran, 2018.
  • Photography & Architecture, National Library & Archives of Iran, Shiraz, Iran, 2016.
  • Photography and Architecture, Contemporary Architects Association, Tehran, Iran, 2014.
Workshops:
  • Idea & Creativity in Fine Art Photography, Institute of Professional Photography, Tehran, Iran, Since.
  • Architectural Photography, Institute of Professional Photography & Contemporary Architects Association, Tehran, Iran.
  • Architectural Photography, Institute of Professional Photography & Contemporary Architects Association, Tehran, Iran.
  • Professional Lighting, Institute of Professional Photography, Tehran, Iran.
  • Advertising Photography, Institute of Professional Photography, Tehran, Iran.
Education & Others Activities
  • Graduated from New York Institute of Photography , 2009.
  • Member of the Iranian Photojournalist Association, 2001-2002.
  • Member of the International Freelance Photographers Organization (IFPO), since 2001.
  • Member of Institute of American Image Press (AIP), Since 2001.