Mitra Tabrizian is a British-Iranian photographer and film director. She is also a professor of photography at the University of Westminster, London, England.
Born in Tehran, Iran, Tabrizian studied at the Polytechnic of Central London in the 1980s. Tabrizian published her first monograph, Correct Distance, in 1990. Her photographic book Beyond the Limits, published in 2004, is a critique of corporate culture 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, Modern Art Oxford, Gallery Lelong, New York, the Architectural Association, London, and numerous film festivals.
- Veil, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, United Kingdom (touring in Europe)
- 2003 Solo show, Museum of Folkwang, Germany
- Far Near Distance –`New Positions of Contemporary Iranian Artists’, the House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany
- Solo show, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
- 2004 Solo Show, BBK, Bilbao, Spain
- Voodoo Macbeth: a tribute to the work of Orson Welles, De la Warr Pavilion, United Kingdom
- FotoArtFestival, Poland
- Wall House project (on the work of an American architect John Hejduk), Noorderlicht Gallery, Groningen, Netherlands, and Wall House Foundation, traveling to. New York (forthcoming)
- 2007 International Photo, Phillips de Pury, New York