2011. Single Channel Video. Duration: 6 min 19 sec
Courtesy of the artist and Sazmanab Project
Samira Eskandarfar was born in Tehran in 1980 and continues to work in Iran. Between 1997 and 2001 she studied Ceramic Engineering before going on to study filmmaking and finally taking a Masters of Arts in Animation. Since 2001, she has held over ten solo exhibitions and has participated in over forty group exhibitions and screeings internationally including the United States, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Serbia and Turkey. Eskandarfar has done workshops with the legendary Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, and has shown her videos extensively both in Tehran and outside Iran at various film festivals. Since 2003, she has made over ten videos from which two were acquired by major collections, including Tate Modern in London and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (NBK) in Berlin.
Samira Eskandarfar lives and works in Tehran.
b. 1980 Tehran, Iran