Mehdi Ghadyanloo

b. 1980, Iran
Lives and works in Tehran, Iran

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Bio
CV
Selected Works

 

Education
2001-2004 BA, Tehran University’s College of Fine Arts
2004-2006 MA in film studies from Tehran’s Teachers College (Tarbiyat-e Modarres) 

 

Solo Exhibitions
2017
Remebering the Oblivion, Rod Bianco, Oslo
Spaces of Hope, Howard Griffin Gallery, London

2015
Perception, Howard Griffin Gallery, London 

2014
Mirage of Redemption, Gallery GEO, Bergen 

 

Public Art Projects
2016
Spaces Of Hope Mural, Public commission for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Dewey Square Park, Boston, USA.
Orange Destiny, Commission of the Institute for the Humanities at University Of Michigan Thayer Building, USA. 

2015
Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, London, UK.
Cycle of Life, Commission for Crossrail in Newham.
A Castle and its Proprietors, Dulwich Outdoor Gallery, Dulwich, London, UK. 

2004-2011
Municipality of Tehran's Beautification Bureau, created over 100 large-scale public art murals around the city of Tehran 

 

Publications
2017
Ghadyanloo, Mehdi. Spaces of Hope. Edited by Hannah Zafiropoulos, Howard Griffin Gallery with contributions by Sussan Babaie, Christiane Gruber, Pamela Karimi.

2015
Ghadyanloo, Mehdi. Perception. Edited by Hannah Zafiropoulos, Howard Griffin Gallery. 

 

Lectures
November 9, 2016 - City of Hope: Contemporary Art and Mural Making in Tehran University of California Irvine, Irvine, USA.
November 4-5, 2016 - Art, Social Space and Public Discourse in Iran, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA October 25, 2016 - Public Art in Iran University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
October 20, 2016 - Conversation with Mehdi Ghadyanloo, New York University, Washington D.C., USA
October 20, 2016 - Public Art in Tehran: Painting One Wall at a Time Atlantic Council, Washington D.C., USA