Mitra Tabrizian

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Mitra Tabrizian[1] is a British-Iranian[2] photographer and film director. She is also a professor of photography at the University of Westminster, London.

Tabrizian published her first monograph, Correct Distance, in 1990. Her photo-book Beyond the Limits (2004), is a critique of corporate culture[2] and is inspired by the works of Jean Baudrillard and Jean-François Lyotard. Her films include Journey of No Return (1993), The Third Woman (1991), and The Predator (2004).

Tabrizian has exhibited her work at the Tate,[3] Modern Art Oxford, Gallery Lelong, New York, the Architectural Association, London, and numerous film festivals. In January 2018, she exhibited at London Art Fair with Arte Globale.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Tehran, Iran, Tabrizian studied at the Polytechnic of Central London in the 1980s.[2]



  • The Third Woman (1991) – writer and director, 16 mm, 20 mins
  • Journey of No Return (1993) – writer and director, 16 mm, 23 mins
  • The Predator (2004) – writer and director, 35 mm, 28 mins

Solo exhibitions[edit]



  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b c Cooke, Rachel (8 June 2008). "Here, there and nowhere". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
  3. ^ "Modernity grapples with tradition in the work of Iranian photographers". Saudi Gazette. 9 March 2010. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
  4. ^ Arte Globale. London Art Fair. Mitra Tabrizian
  5. ^ "Term details". British Museum. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  6. ^ "Beyond the Limits". Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  7. ^ "Tabrizian, Professor Mitra - About us - University of Westminster, London". Retrieved 2018-10-24.

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