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GOHAR DASHTI was born in Ahvaz (IR) in 1980. Lives and works in Tehran.


  • Fragile, Handle With Care, Officine Dell'Immagine, Milan (IT)
  • Gohar Dashti, Photos 2017, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston (USA)
  • Home, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • Stateless, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Art Gallery, Dartmouth (USA)
  • GOHAR DASHTI, Selected Works, Solo Exhibition at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, Florida (USA)
  • Limbo, Officine Dell'Immagine, Milan (IT)
  • Stateless, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston (USA)
  • Iran, Untitled & Stateless, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • Iran, Untitled, Robert Klein Gallery at Ars libri, Boston (USA)
  • Volcano and Me, She and the others, Robert Klein Gallery at Ars libri, Boston (USA)
  • Inside Out, curated by Silvia Cirelli, Officine dell'Immagine, Milan (IT)
  • Volcano, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • Slow Decay, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • Me, She And The Others, Centre d'art Passerelle, Brest (FR)


  • She Who Tells a Story, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC (USA)
  • No Time, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts (MFA), San Francisco, CA (USA)
  • Burnt Generation: Contemporary Iranian Photography, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS (USA)
  • The Shapes of Birds: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI (USA)
  • In Transit, Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Portland (USA)
  • Beyond Borders, Boghossian Foundation-Villa Empain, Brussels (BE)
  • 360° Festival, Panorama of Transcultural Photography, Dijon (FR)
  • Asian Contemporary Photography, Museo Quinta Trabucco, Buenos Aires (AR)
  • Post-Conflict: Reframing a Dialogue, GetxoPhoto International Image Festival, Getxo (ES)
  • Factory 01, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • The Pavilion of Exile 03, French Institute of Saint-Louis, Galerie du Fleuve, Dakar (SN)
  • Miradas Paralelas, The Center Federico García Lorca, Granada (ES)
  • She Who Tells a Story, Canadian War Museum, Ottawa (CA)
  • We Shout and Shout, but No One Listens: Art from conflict zones, Center for Art on Migration Politics (CAMP), Copenhagen (DK)
  • Prelude to a Landscape, Carlos Carvalho Gallery, Lisbon (PT)
  • Waste Lands, San Telmo Museum, San Sebastian (ES)
  • Time is out of Joint, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (IT)
  • Iran: Year 38, Les Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Église Sainte-Anne, Arles (FR)
  • 16th DongGang International Photo Festival, DongGang Museum of Photography, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (KR)
  • Performance of Identity, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, Ballarat (AU)
  • Transition, Chobi Mela IX Photography Festival, Dhaka (BD)
  • We are from somewhere, but where are we going?, The 6th Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu (KR)
  • She Who Tells a Story, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C. (USA)
  • Burnt Generation, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (USA)
  • Miradas Paralelas, Conde Duque Cultural Center, Madrid (ES)
  • Waste Lands, Es Baluard Museum, Palma de Mallorca (ES)
  • 2nd Beijing Photo Biennial, Unfamiliar Asia", CAFA Art Museum, Beijing (CN)
  • A History of Photography: Series and Sequences, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (UK)
  • SELF: Portraits of Artists in their Absence, National Academy Museum, NYC (USA)
  • Cherchez l'erreur, The institut des cultures d'islam, Paris (FR)
  • She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Iran, Australian Center for Photography, Sydney (AU)
  • Burnt Generation, The Military Museums, Calgary (CA)
  • She Who Tells a Story, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (USA)
  • La guerra che verrà non è la prima, MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
  • Post-Portrait, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
  • Shared Reality, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere
  • The Body And the Archive, Centre photographique d’Ile-de-France, Pontault Combault
  • Good News From Iran, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich
  • Voice of Tacitness: Asian Women Photography, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
  • Les Désastres De La Guerre. 1800-2014, Musée du Louvre-Lens, Lens, France
  • Displacement, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • The winter video art (Iran And Japan), Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • The Other and Me, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah (UAE)
  • Burnt Generation, Somerset House, London (UK)
  • Everyday Life: 2013 Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung (TW)
  • She Who Tells a Story; Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (USA)
  • About Face: Contemporary Portraiture, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (USA)
  • Echoes: Islamic Art and Contemporary Artists, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (USA)
  • All You Need Is LOVE, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (JP)
  • SubTehran: Subjective Truth from Iran, Center of Contemporary art, Tbilisi (GE)
  • The Eye is a Lonely Hunter-Images of Humankind, A selection from the 4th Fotofestival, Fotogalleriet, Oslo (NO)
  • Utopie Distribuée, White Project, Paris, France
  • Photography Art: Beginning a Collection, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • History is mine!, Le Printemps de Septembre Festival, Toulous (FR)
  • Festival Images, Vevey (CH)
  • Ce n'est pas du sang, c'est du rouge, White Project Gallery, Paris (FR)
  • The Eye is a Lonely Hunter-Images of Humankind, A selection from the 4th Fotofestival, Grimmuseum, Berlin (DE)
  • The Elephant in the Dark, Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon (IN)
  • Pulso Iraniano, Oi Futuro Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro (BR)
  • 4th Fotofestival The Eye is a Lonely Hunter-Images of Humankind, Zephyr der Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim (DE)
  • Landscape, Revolution, People, Queen Gallery, Toronto (CA)
  • Inauguration, White Project Gallery, Paris (FR)
  • Staging Identity, Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, Zurich (CH)
  • Freitag und Robinson, Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum, Berlin (DE)
  • Southern, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • Biennale des images du monde, photoquai, Musee du quai branly, Paris (FR)
  • Hillyer Art Space, Washington (DC-USA)
  • Inner eye, Contemporary art museum, Tehran (IR)
  • Made in Teheran, Cicero Gallery, Berlin (DE)
  • Art10th International Photo Biennale, Saba Cultural and Artistic Institute, Tehran (IR)
  • Family Albums, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran (IR)


  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Museum, Washington (USA)
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London (UK)
  • Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (JP)
  • Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston (USA)
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland (USA)
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (USA)
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (USA)
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Chicago (USA)
  • Getty Research Center, Los Angeles (USA)
  • Harvard University (Aga Khan Program), Cambridge (USA)
  • Kadist Art Foundation, Paris (FR)
  • New York University, Abu Dhabi (UAE)
  • Stanford University, California (USA)
  • Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, Abu Dhabi (UAE)
  • Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon (IN)
  • Galleria d'Arte Moderna A. Forti, Verona

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