Rokni
Haerizadeh

RokniHaerizadeh
The Sun Shines on a Graveyard and a Garden Alike,
and the Rain a Loyal Man from a Traitor Knows Not, 2015-2017
Gesso, watercolor and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm
Unique artwork
© Sebastiano Pellion di Persano

RokniHaerizadeh
If Marco Polo brought the pasta meme to Europe from China, he didn't need to be a pasta chef
but all he had to do was to disperse the meme in the environment and other humans infected by it, would express it in their behaviour, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm ( 41 x 54 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
If night is beautiful in vain... Why is it beautiful?
...For whom is it beautiful?, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm ( 41 x 54 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
Just a bird 10, 2017
Gouache and gesso on paper
57 x 76 cm
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
If night is beautiful in vain... Why is it beautiful?
...For whom is it beautiful?, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm ( 41 x 54 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
If Marco Polo brought the pasta meme to Europe from China, he didn't need to be a pasta chef
but all he had to do was to disperse the meme in the environment and other humans infected by it, would express it in their behaviour, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm ( 41 x 54 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
If Marco Polo brought the pasta meme to Europe from China, he didn't need to be a pasta chef
but all he had to do was to disperse the meme in the environment and other humans infected by it, would express it in their behaviour, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
If Marco Polo brought the pasta meme to Europe from China, he didn't need to be a pasta chef
but all he had to do was to disperse the meme in the environment and other humans infected by it, would express it in their behaviour, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm ( 41 x 54 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
If Marco Polo brought the pasta meme to Europe from China, he didn't need to be a pasta chef
but all he had to do was to disperse the meme in the environment and other humans infected by it, would express it in their behaviour, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm ( 41 x 54 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
If night is beautiful in vain... Why is it beautiful?
...For whom is it beautiful?, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm ( 41 x 54 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
If night is beautiful in vain... Why is it beautiful?
...For whom is it beautiful?, 2018
Gouache, gesso, watercolour and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm ( 41 x 54 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
The Sun Shines on a Graveyard and a Garden Alike,
and the Rain a Loyal Man from a Traitor Knows Not, 2015-2017
Gesso, watercolor and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm
Unique artwork
© Sebastiano Pellion di Persano

RokniHaerizadeh
The Sun Shines on a Graveyard and a Garden Alike,
and the Rain a Loyal Man from a Traitor Knows Not, 2015-2017
Gesso, watercolor and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm
Unique artwork
© Sebastiano Pellion di Persano

RokniHaerizadeh
The Sun Shines on a Graveyard and a Garden Alike,
and the Rain a Loyal Man from a Traitor Knows Not, 2015-2017
Gesso, watercolor and ink on printed paper
29,7 x 42 cm
Unique artwork
© Sebastiano Pellion di Persano

RokniHaerizadeh
Just a bird 5, 2017
Gouache and gesso on paper
40 x 51 cm
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
Just a bird 9, 2017
Gouache and gesso on paper
66 x 51 cm ( 70 x 54.5 cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
Playing Music, 2017
Acrylic and gesso on paper
51 x 40,5 cm ( 65 x 54.5cm framed )
Unique artwork

RokniHaerizadeh
Playing Music, 2017
Acrylic and gesso on paper
40,5 x 51 cm ( 65 x 54.5cm framed )
Unique artwork

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Solo exhibitions

2018
Forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home, collaborative exhibition
with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Officine Grandi Riparazioni (OGR),
Turin, IT
From Sea to Dawn, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam
Rahmanian, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, AU

2017
The Maids, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian,
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelone, ES

2015
The Birthday Party, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, US
Those Who Love Spiders, and Let Them Sleep in Their Hair, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK
All the Rivers Run Into The Sea. Over. / Copy. Yet, The Sea Is Not Full. Over., a collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, 8th Asia Paci fic Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, AU
The Fall, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul, TR
I won't wait for grey hairs and worldly cares to soften my views, Callicoon Fine Arts, New York, US
Slice A Slanted Arc Into Dry Paper Sky, collaborative show with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Kunsthalle, Zurich, CH

2014
The Exquisite Corpse Shall Drink the New Wine, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai, AE

2012
I Put It There You Name It, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai, AE

2009
Oh Victory! You Forgot Your Underwear, B21 Gallery, Dubai, AE

2008
Tehran 206, Ave Gallery, Tehran, IR
Gol Andam and Bad Hijab, GalleriArtist, Istanbul, TR

2007
The Donkey, the Pagan, the Bride, and Others, B21 Gallery, Dubai, AE
Within and Without, No More Grey Gallery, Iranian Contemporary Art, London, UK
Wishes and Dreams, Iranian New Generation Emerges Meridian, International Center, Touring exhibition, US

2006
Dolme, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, IR
Paintings and Drawings by Rokni Haerizadeh, The Third Line, Dubai, AE

2005
Khosrow and Shirin, Day gallery, Tehran, IR

2004
Paintings by Rokni Haerizadeh, The Third Line, Dubai,AE

Group exhibitions

2017
Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play, National Pavilion of United Arab Emirates, 57th Venice Biennale, IT
Speak, Lokal, Kunsthalle, Zurich, CH
The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, AE
Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, CA

2016
Social Calligraphies, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
Domestic Affairs: Reshaped, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai, AE
9th Liverpool Biennial: Festival of Contemporary Art, Liverpool, UK
But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, Guggenheim, New York, US
Condo, collaborative exhibition with Callicoon Fine Arts and Rodeo, London, UK

2015
Global Positioning Systems, Perez Art Museum, Miami, US
Life in an Animated World, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York, US
Nice Drawings, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai, AE

2014
One Torino, Shit and Die, Palazzo Cavour, Torino, IT
Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York, US

2013
Carnegie International 2013, Pittsburgh, UK

2011
THE STATE: The Coming Insurrection, Traf fic, Dubai, AE
Big Brother, L’Artiste Face aux Tyrans, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard, FR
About Painting, abc art berlin contemporary, Berlin, DE

2010
Fictionville, Sharjah Biennial, IN
Be Crowned with Laurel in Oblivion, Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, FR
There Goes the Neighbourhood, B21 Gallery, Dubai, AE
Raad-o-Bargh, 17 Artists from Iran, Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, FR
Unveiled, New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2008
Looped and Layered, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, US

2006
Haft Negah, Niavaran Creation Centre, Tehran, IR
Iranian art today, Museum fur Neue Kunst, Freiburg, DE
Drawing facing Design, Homa Gallery, Tehran, IR
What film, Azad Gallery, Tehran, IR

2005
Beijing Painting Biennale, CH
Mah Gallery, Tehran, IR
Second Generation, Assar art Gallery, Tehran, IR
Gardens of Iran, Tehran Contemporary Museum of Art, Tehran, IR
4 Young Painters, Day Gallery, Tehran, IR

2003
Lucky Charms, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, IR
On the Road, various public places in Tehran, IR

2002
Environmental Art Exhibition, Polur, IR
Atashzad Gallery (Sajadeha), Tehran, IR

2001
Golestan Gallery, Tehran, IR

2000
Mural, German Embassy, Tehran, IR
Elahe Gallery, Tehran, IR

Awards

2015
Fundació Han Nefkens/MACBA Award, Barcelona, ES

2003
Second Prize at the Tehran Painting Biennial, IR

Collections
Guggenheim, New York, US
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, UK
Tate Modern, London, UK
Rosenblum Collection, Paris, FR
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, IR
Charles Saatchi Collection, London, UK
JP Morgan Collection, New York, US
Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi, IN
British Museum, London, UK
Francois Pinault Collection, Paris, FR
Rubell Family Collection, Florida, US
Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, CH
Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, AU

Publications

2016
Her Majesty?, Edition Patrick Frey, 2016.

2015
Ramin Haerizadeh Rokni Haerizadeh Hesam Rahmanian, Mousse Publishing, 2015.

2014
Fictionville, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Koenig Books

2009
Younger Than Jesus, Artist Directory, New Museum, Phaidon
Raad O Bargh 17 Artists from Iran, Thaddaeus Ropac, Editions Jalou, 2009
Unveiled: New Art From the Middle East, Booth-Clibborn Editions, 2009

2006
Iran.com Iranian art today, Stadtische Museen Freiburg, Musuem fur Neue Kunst

Residency

2014
Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva, Florida, US

Education

BA Fine Arts, University of Tehran, IR
MA Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, IR
Certi ficate in Writing, Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.