Mitra Tabrizian

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Mitra Tabrizian is a British-Iranian[1] 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.[1] Tabrizian published her first monograph, Correct Distance, in 1990. Her photographic book Beyond the Limits, published in 2004, is a critique of corporate culture[1] 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,[2] Modern Art Oxford, Gallery Lelong, New York, the Architectural Association, London, and numerous film festivals.

Selected exhibitions[edit]

  • 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



  1. ^ a b c Cooke, Rachel (8 June 2008). "Here, there and nowhere". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 6 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Modernity grapples with tradition in the work of Iranian photographers". Saudi Gazette. 9 March 2010. Retrieved 6 April 2010. 

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