Shahram Karimi

Born in 1957 in Shiraz, Iran
Lives and has worked since 1988 in Iran, Germany and USA

Solo Exhibitions:
2023       Galerie Brigitte Schenk. Cologne, Germany
2021       Auction House Tehran, Iran
2020       Phillip auction London UK
2020       Auction House Dorotheum, Austria
2020       Self- reflection.New York, USA
2020       Auction House Tehran, Iran
2019       I lost Myself  Somewhere, Gallery Etemad Tehran, Iran
2019       PINK Dreams in a Land with no Name, Gallery Elga Wimmer New York, USA
2019       Auction House Tehran, Iran
2017       The Garden is My Skin, Kunsthaus Troisdorf, Germany
2016       The Cold Earth Sleeps Below (in Collaboration with Shoja Azari), Leila Heller Gallery, 
                New York, USA
2015       Remembrance, Gallery Syra, Washington D.C., USA
2015       Longing for Myself, Brigitte Schenk Gallery, Germany
2015       Open the Door, Kunsthaus Troisdorf, Germany
2014       The Rose Garden of Remembrance, Mah Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013       Magic of Light, Mana Contemporary, Jersey city, NJ USA
2011       The Rose Garden of Remembrance, Leila Hella Gallery, New York, USA
2010       Museum Siegburg, Germany
2008       Brigitte Schenk Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2008       Gallery Leo Castelli, New York, USA
2006       Gallery II Gabbiano, Rome, Italy
2006       Art Basel Galerie Marco Noire, San Sebastiano / Turin, Italy
2005       Kölner Stadt Anzeiger, Cologne, Germany
2004       Studio Shirin Neshat in New York, USA
2001       Pumpwerk, Siegburg, Germany
1998       Museum Siegburg, Germany
1987       Gallery Taehr, Shiraz, Iran
1981/86 Gallery Wesal, Shiraz, Iran

Group Exhibitions:
2023       We Hope, Ballhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
2022       Kunsthause, Troisdorf, Germany
2020       On Paper, Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran      
2018       Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2018       The World is My Home, ADVOCARTSY, LA. USA
2018       Art Cologne, Brigitte Schenk Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2016       Art Cologne, Brigitte Schenk Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2015       Abu Dhabi Art, Brigitte Schenk Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2014       Look at Me, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, USA
2014       Art Fair Dubai, UAE
2012       The Elephant in the Dark, Devi Art Foundation, India
2012       Magic of Persia, Dubai, UAE
2011       The Mask & The Mirror, curated by Shirin Neshat, Leila Heller Gallery Art Dubai,   
2011       Brigitte  Schenk Gallery
2011       Art Cologne, Brigitte Schenk Gallery, Germany 
2010       Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2010       Art Cologne, Germany
2009       Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA 
2009       Art Cologne, Germany
2009       Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE 
2008       Art Paris, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2009       Gallery Taginia, New York, USA 
2009       Art Fair Miami, USA
2009       Art Fair Bologna, Italy 
2007       Art Fair Bologna, Italy
2006       Museum Las Palma (CAAM), Spain
2006       ART20 The International Art Fair New York, USA
2003       “Poetic Justice”, the 8th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
2003       Gallery of Contemporary Arts in Pancevo, Yugoslavia
2001       Grosse Kunstausstellung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany 
2001       Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Germany
2000       “25 Years of Separation”, Iranian Cultural Center, Los Angeles, USA
2000       Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Germany
1997       Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Germany
1994       Kunstforum Bonn, Germany
1979       Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
1976       Gallery Takhte Jamshid, Tehran, Iran

Film Productions:
Shahram Karimi has collaborated with the visual artist/filmmaker, Shirin Neshat as the key production designer for the following films:
2023       “Empty Nets”, Behrooz Karamizadeh
2012       “Desert Dancer” Richard Raymond
2010       “To Be and Not To Be” Filmmaker Nederland/Frank Schaffer
2008       “The White Meadow” Iran/Mohammad Rasoulof
2007       “Women Without Men”
2003       05 Feature length film “Women Without Men”, shot in Morocco
2003       “The Last Word”, Shot in New York
2002       04 “Logic of the Birds”, a multi-­‐media performance, USA and European tour
2002      “Tooba”, Shot in Mexico
2001      “Passage”, “Possessed”, “Pulse”, Shot in Morocco, Film “K” in the US
2000      “Fervor”, shot in Morocco
1999      “Soliloquy”, shot in Turkey
1999      “Under the Sun” Pasolini film production, shot in Egypt
Shahram Karimi has also been the production designer for American filmmaker Shoja Azari in several of his productions, including his feature-length film “K” (2002) and “Windows” (2006)

2023      “Empty Nets”, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Best Film
2023      “Empty Nets”, Munich Film Festival, Best Production
2009      Golden Lion for Women without Men
2009      Special Jury Prize Award Dubai Film Festival
2009      The White Meadows, Mohammad Rasoulof
1997      First Prize “Art Price” Rhein-­‐Siege V, Germany