Biography

Sorour Fattahi is an Iranian artist.

Since 2003, she has been living in Australia, UK and Lithuania.

Sorour's works reflect her experience as a migrant female artist living between different countries, cultures and languages.

She studies concepts such as identity, self and the sense of belonging. She works with various media and practices. The prompts for her works are stories as well as everyday life engagements.

Contact: sorour_fattahi@yahoo.com

Instagram: @sorourfattahi

Education 

2017  MScR in Art University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

2007  Master of Visual Arts Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

2002  Master of Arts in Graphics Azad University, Tehran, Iran

1995  Bachelor of Arts in Painting Azad University, Tehran, Iran

 

Selected Recent Exhibition

2019       Artist books Exhibition in Vilnius Mini Maker Fair (Martynas              Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Vilnius) 

2018         Gender Things, group exhibition (Tent Gallery, Edinburgh)

2018         Displaced, solo installation (Užupis Art Incubator, Vilnius)

2017         Solo Exhibition (Tent Gallery, Edinburgh)

2017         The Baltic Artists’ Book Market (Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead)

2017         The Grey People (Sculpture Court, ECA, Edinburgh)

2017         Bookmarks 3 (Sculpture Court, ECA, Edinburgh)

2017         Edinburgh Student Art Festival (Custom Lane Gallery, Edinburgh)

2016         Bookmarks 2 (Sculpture Court, ECA, Edinburgh)

2016         Edinburgh Student Art Festival (The Biscuit Factory, Edinburgh)

2013         Craft and Design Showcase (Babylon Gallery, Ely)

2012         Persbook (Artists’ Hall, Tehran)

2008       Blue-Noir (Redland Art Gallery, Queensland)

2007         Thiess Art Prize 2007 (Dell Gallery, Brisbane)

2007         5th Artists’ Book Fair (Dell Gallery, Brisbane)

2007         QCA Printmaker’s Club Print Auction (Queensland College of Art, Brisbane)

2007         Compact Drawing (White Box, Brisbane)

2006         InterImage III (Tokyo National Museum of Fine Art and Music, Tokyo)

2006         Repeating Minutes, solo installation (College Gallery, Brisbane)

2006         InterImage Art Exchange  (College Gallery, Brisbane)

 

Sorour's works are kept in private collections in Canada, Australia and the UK.

Dissertation

Sep. 2017     Portrait of the in-between Self in partial fulfilment of the requirement of the Degree of MScR in Art

Nov. 2006    Displacement and Identity in partial fulfilment of the requirement of the Degree of Master of Visual Art

Jan. 2002      Reception Aesthetics in partial fulfilment of the requirement of the Degree of Master of Art (Graphics)

May 2001     Colours as Symbol in Nezami’s Seven Figures Seminar of Master Degree Course

June 2000    Painting and Humanism in the Renaissance Seminar of Master Degree Course

Sep. 1995     Creative Motivation and Abstract Painting in partial fulfilment of the requirement of the Degree of Bachelor of Art (Painting)