Shahrzad Malekian (1983/ Iran) is an interdisciplinary artist working with video, performance and sculpture. Malekian’s works often address the human conditions she experiences around her. Her interests include power structures, presentations of gender, the complexity of interpersonal relationships, and shifts that occur in the transition between the private and public domains.
Her works have been shown internationally in group exhibitions in Brazil, USA, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland and London. Her video piece was selected for International Film Festival Rotterdam and Göteborg International Film Festival in Jan 2013. She was the finalist for MOP CAP 2015 prize.
Malekian holds a BFA in Sculpture from the Art University of Tehran and is a current MFA Art and Public Space candidate at Kunsthøgskolen I Oslo, Norway. She lives and works in Oslo and Tehran.
Image 1: WARDROBE MEMORIES, Performance, Sommerøya Festival, 2018
Image 2: WARDROBE MEMORIES, Performance, Sommerøya Festival, 2018
Image 3: URBAN EXPERIENCES, Public Intervention, 2015
Image 4: MAKEUP EXPERIMENTS: LIPSTICK, Video Performance, 2013