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German-Iranian, lives and works in Munich and London

2007 - 2009 MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London
2000 - 2006 Akademie der Bildenden Künste Munich: Sculpture w Prof. Olaf Metzel
Meisterschülerin of Olaf Metzel 2006 and Diploma 2007
1998 - 2000 Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria: Stage- and Costume-Design w Prof. Herbert Kapplmüller

2012 Travel Grant, German Embassy Cyprus
2008 - 2009 DAAD Scholarship for the UK
2001 - 2006 Hans-Rudolf Stiftung

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All images, artwork, photography, video and concepts on these pages, feature work by Claudia Djabbari – unless stated otherwise. Reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or retransmission in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, or otherwise, of either images, text, audio or video, for reasons other than personal use, is strictly prohibited without expressed written agreement. Copyright © 2016 Claudia Djabbari, all rights reserved.

– Links

Project Living Abroad — coming soon
Michael Heilgemeir

– Webdesign

Mo Hoffmann Studios

– Selected Exhibitions

The Casual Gesture @ Standpoint Gallery, London, UK, curated by Eye-Eye, w Claudia Djabbari, Florian Meisenberg, Grégoire Motte, Laurence Payot, Philip Ewe, Luke McCreadie and Bruce McLean.
— Expedition Medora X @ CAS Center for Advanced Studies, LMU Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, curated by Burcu Dogramaci.
Videodox 2015 by Underdox 10. International Filmfestival @ Aktionsraum BBK, Munich, Germany, w Shirin Damerji, Claudia Djabbari, Andrea Faciu, Sandra Filic and Peggy Meinfelder.
Expedition Medora - Wir @ Maximiliansforum, Munich, Germany, curated by Diana Ebster
— Weltraum 3/7, w Expedition Medora @ Rathausgalerie, Kunstraum, Munich, Germany, curated by Maresa Bucher and Tina Hudelmaier, w Tim Bennett, Leonhard Hurzlmeier, Johann Büsen, Mike Spike Froidl, Maximilian Kehl, Siyoung Kim, Carolina Camilla Kreusch, Nina Annabelle Märkl, Expedition Medora, Vincent Mitzev, Duncan Swann und Oliver Westerbarkey.

— Private in Public @ Window Space, London, UK (solo)
Strategies of Chaos @ Tenderpixel Gallery, London, UK (solo), curated by Borbála Soós and Stella Sideli.
— Trailogues 02 by Peer Sessions @ ASC Gallery, London, UK, w Tina Hage, Charlotte Warne Thomas and Claudia Djabbari.
— Synchronise.Accelerate.Disperse.II @ MJ Genève, Geneva, Switzerland, curated by Misery Connoisseur and Christopher Kulendran Thomas, w Brace Brace, Laura Buckley, Dora Budor, Maja Čule, Anne de Vries, DIS, Claudia Djabbari, Kristin Luke, Peles Empire, James Prevett and Erica Scourti.

— Acting in the City @ Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden, curated by Susanne Ewerlöf and Helena Persson, w Johanna Adebäck, Falah Alani , Catti Brandelius, Ylva Ceder, Carl Johan De Geer, Claudia Djabbari, Öyvind Fahlström, Unni Gjertsen, Jeppe Hein , Fredric Ilmarson, Matti Kallioinen, Martin Karlsson Tebus, Gunilla Klingberg, Local A. Jenny Berntsson and Felice Hapetzeder, Carsten Nicolai, Katarina Nitsch, Stina Opitz, Viktor Rosdahl, Hans Rosenström, Natasha Rosling, Albert Sjöström, Erik Wessel-Fougstedt and Barbro Östlihn.
MOP CAP Finalist’s Exhibition @ Royal College of Art, London, UK, Panel: Philippa Adams, Ziba Ardalan, Mat Collishaw, Dr. Anthony Downey, Irit Rogoff, and Payam Sharifi — w Claudia Djabbari, Negar Farajiani, Azin Feizabadi, Mahmoud Mahroumi, Bijan Moosavi, Anahita Norouzi and Behnam Sadighi.
— Expedition Medora @ Schaustelle, Munich, Germany
— From Outside or Otherwise @ Mottahedan Projects, Dubai, UAE
— MOP CAP Short List Exhibition @ Emirates Financial Towers, Dubai, UAE, Panel: Philippa Adams, Ziba Ardalan, Mat Collishaw, Dr. Anthony Downey, Irit Rogoff, and Payam Sharifi — w Claudia Djabbari, Shima Esfandiyari, Negar Farajiani, Arash Fayez, Azin Feizabadi, Farhad Fozouni, Arash Hanaei, Farzaneh Hosseini, Maryam Iran Panah, Mahmoud Mahroumi, Sanaz Mazinani, Payam Mofidi, Bijan Moosavi, Hani Najm, Mohammad Hassan Nikbakht, Anahita Norouzi, Foad Rahnama, Behnam Sadighi and Parham Taghioff.
MC Live II @ Van Horbourg, Zurich, Switzerland, curated by Misery Connoisseur w Amir Chasson, Annie Davey, Claudia Djabbari, Justin Gainan, Joey Holder, Jason Underhill, Burcu Yagcioglu and Kentaro Yamada.
— Summershow @ Cul de Sac Gallery, London, UK, w w Jiro Ametani, Thorbjørn Anderson, Sol Archer, Vanya Balogh, Dominic Beattie, Louis Benassi, Hector Castells, Claudia Djabbari, Elise, Damien Good, Alex Fox, Stephen Hall, Denise Hawrysio, Cameron Irving, Timo Kube, Tomaž Kramberger, Vincent Le Chapelin, Samia Malik, Dawn Mellor, Flore Nové-Josserand, Daniel Pasteiner, Oliver Perkins, Raul Pina Perez, Elliot Potts, Li Li Ren, Sven Sachsalber, Dallas Seitz, Pulp Studio, David Brian Smith, Martina Schmücker, Julia Varela, Jesse Wine and Mark Woods.

Unconscious Architecture @ Visual Artists Association, Nicosia, Cyprus
Constructed Scenario: the Third Space @ No 4 Wilkes, London, UK
London-Munich @ Cul de Sac Gallery, London, UK
Migration of Dreams @ Haleh Gallery, Starnberg, Germany (solo)
Winter Pavillion @ Waterside Contemporary, London, UK (solo)

No Neutral Ground @ German Ambassador’s Residence, London, UK
Portability & Network @ Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
The Nightingale and the Rose @ Rathausgalerie, Kunsthalle, Munich, Germany
Question de principe - Matter of Principle @ Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
Für Sie, pt.2 @ Rathausgalerie, Landshut, Germany
Perverted Minimalism, Nr.3 @ Woodmill Gallery, London, UK
Salts’ Third Edition by Claudia Djabbari @ Salts, Birsfelden, Basel, Switzerland
Für Sie, pt.1 @ Kunstverein Passau, Germany
Perverted Minimalism, Nr.2 @ Matthias Jahn Galerie, Munich, Germany
Collective Show with Nicolas Grenier @ LA Pedestrians, Los Angeles, USA
Versailles @ The Gallery in Redchurch Street, London, UK
Diving For Pearls (In Your Own Soup) III @ Kunstraum Morgenstrasse, Karlsruhe, Germany
Home Thoughts. The Sense of Belonging, pt.1 @ Kunstraum, Munich, Germany

Outside-In @ Aichi Triennale 2010, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Perverted Minimalism @ Mintrop 8, Düsseldorf, Germany
Diving For Pearls II @ Lothringer 13, Städtische Kunsthalle Munich, Germany
The Devil’s Necktie @ The Woodmill, London, UK
The Museum of Small Things @ Selfridges Ultralounge, London, UK

SoShow @ Shop at 34, London, UK
Expedition Medora @ Weltraum, Munich, Germany
Copystand - developed & organized by Stephanie Syjuco @ Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
DAADADA @ Ada Street Gallery, London, UK
MFA Degree Show @ Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Group/Grope @ Area 10 Project Space, London, UK
GirlsGirlsGirls @ Steinle Contemporary, Munich, Germany

Diving for Pearls (in your own soup) @ Project Space New Quebec Street, London, UK
Die Probe @ ZKMax, Munich, Germany
Zeitgenössische Kunst am Wittelsbacherplatz, 850st anniversary celebration of Munich, Germany

Final Countdown @ Galerie Steinle, Open Art, Munich, Germany
Wege aus der Kunst @ Lothringer 13 Laden, Munich, Germany
Expedition Medora 3 @ Kunstarkaden, Munich, Germany
Expedition Medora 2 @ Lothringer 13, Laden, Munich, Germany

Skulpturale Handlungen @ BBK, Munich, Germany
Expedition Medora @ ZKMax, Munich, Germany
Dicht @ Ausstellungspark Westend, Munich, Germany
Gelbsucht @ ZKMax, Munich, Germany
Fischers Fritz fischt frische Fische @ Katholische Akademie, Munich, Germany
Hi Society @ Alte Post, Munich, Germany

Say No Production - Part I & II @ Galerie Klüser 2, Munich, Germany
Perserbilder @ Akademiegalerie, Munich, Germany
La Palma oder... @ Annapril, Munich, Germany

Love It Or Leave It, 5th Biennial in Cetinje, Montenegro
Gallery Futura, Prague, Czech Republic
AVU Academy, Prague, Czech Republic

– Bibliography

–update coming soon–
MOP CAP Finalist Catalogue, October 2013
Michael Heilgemeir, 'The Nomadic Studio — Art, Life and the Colonisation of Meanwhile Space', Edition Taube, Stuttgart, 2013
MOP CAP Shortlist Catalogue, March 2013
Misery Connoisseur Issue 1, ‘Neda’s Birthday’, Dec 2012
Süddeutsche Zeitung Nr.58, ‘Zwischenlager im Umzugskarton’, Patrizia Steipe, March 2012
Artforum international, ‘Perverted Minimalism Nr.2’, Daniela Stöppel, Summer 2011, Page 422
Aichi Triennale 2010 - Exhibition Catalogue, ‘Arts and Cities’, 2010, Page 251
Outside-In - Exhibition Catalogue, Lisa Marei Schmidt, 2010
Perverted Minimalism, Publikation zur Ausstellung, Anna Friedel, 2010
Frieze Art Fair Vip Diary 2011, ‘No Neutral ground’, 2011, Page 31
Diving for Pearls in your own soup - Exhibition Catalogue, Lothringer 13, Städt. Kunsthalle München, 2010
DAADADA - Exhibition Catalogue, An Exhibition of the DAAD scholarship holders 2008 - 2009, 2009
5th Cetinje Biennial 2004 - Exhibition Catalogue, ‘Love It Or Leave It’, 2004, Page 30
Münchner Merkur, Künstlerische Geistesblitze zur großen Sinnsuche, Freia Oliv, May 2010
Scene., ‘Museum Of Small Things At Selfridges’, February 20th, 2010
Dazed Digital, ‘Setting up Art-Shop with SoShow’, Susan Holtham, Dec. 2009
New York Times, ‘Notes From the Frieze: Imitation as Art (and Commerce)’, Carol Voge, October 16, 2009
Focus Online, ‘Krisenfeste Kunst’, Tina Werkmann, 17.10 2009
Art - Das Kunstmagazin, ‘Es bewegt sich wieder was’, Hans Pietsch, 1.11.2009
Guardian, Frieze Art Fair, Oct. 2009
BBC 2 Newsnight, Taking the temperature at Frieze, 19.Oct.2009
Süddeutsche Zeitung, ‘Selbstmörder und dunkle Träume’, Birgit Sonna, July 2007