Künstlerhaus Stuttgart presents Solmaz Shahbazi’s first solo show in Stuttgart.
As a graduate of the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, Shahbazi will be presenting a selection of her video and photographic works from the recent years.
With Persepolis (2005), the exhibition Dreamland at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart will be presenting the third part of Shahbazi’s Tehran Trilogy as well as the photo series Dreamland Cairo and a video with the same title which was completed in 2010. The exhibition also showcases two of the artist’s work-in-progress pieces.
Solmaz Shahbazi was born in Tehran in 1971 and has been living in Germany since 1985. She studied architecture and design at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design and has been based in Berlin in the last few years. In addition to her participation at the 7th Sharjah Biennale and the 9th Istanbul Biennale as well as the 1st Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Shahbazi’s works have been exhibited extensively in Europe, the U.S. and the Middle East.