• Name Tooraj
  • Country Iran
  • Vocation Artist
  • Education B.S in Computer Engineering, Software
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Born in 1977, Qazvin, Iran
Live and work as an independent artist in Tehran, Iran


  • 2002 B.S in Computer Engineering, Software, Azad University, Qazvin, Iran
  • 2001 Professional Web Designing Diploma, Cavendish Collage, Tehran, Iran
  • 2000 16 and 35 mm Film Shooting Course Diploma, Culture and Guidance Ministry, Tehran, Iran

Professional Activities

  • 2014-present Curator and Program Manager of Kooshk Residency, Tehran, Iran
  • 2013 Content Director, iseema, Tehran, Iran
  • 2008-present Board of Directors, Rybon Art Center, Tehran, Iran

Professional Affiliations

  • National Iranian Photographers’ Society, Tehran, Iran
  • Institute for Promotion of Visual Arts, Tehran, Iran
  • Qazvin Photographers’ Group, Tehran, Iran


Curatorial Projects

  • 2014 Evident and Latent, Photography Book, Tehran, Iran [poster]
  • 2013 Visual Dialogue between Switzerland + Iran, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran [poster]
  • 2013 First Exchange Program (Iran – China), Tehran, Iran [poster]
  • 2012 Rybon International Artists’ Workshop, Tehran, Iran [poster]




  • 2009 POLYFORME Video Performance Festival, Marseille, France [poster]
  • 2006 Second Annual Prize of Kaveh Golestan Photo Festival, Tehran, Iran [poster]
  • 2006 Second Iran Sea Photos Festival, Tehran, Iran [poster]
  • 2004 the first prize of Qazvin Regional Festival of Film and Photography, Tehran, Iran
  • 2001 Village in Village Photo Festival, Babol, Iran
  • 2000 Women in the Mirror of Picture, Photo Festival, Tehran, Iran
  • 2000 the first prize of Qazvin Photographers′ Assembly, Qazvin, Iran
  • 1999 Second Student Festival of Film, Scenario and Photography, Tehran, Iran [poster]
  • 1999 Children Festival, Isfahan, Iran

Artist Residencies





  • 2013 a text about Mehrdad Asgari Tari’s works by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, PIX Magazine, issue 8 [preview]
  • 2013 work by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Hamshahri Dastan Magazine, issue 21 [preview]
  • 2012 work by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, The British Museam Press, autumn 2012 [preview]
  • 2011 I have been here, works by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Talk Magazine, issue 14 [preview]
  • 2010 Peripheral Reality, works by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, AKS magazine, issue 279 [preview]
  • 2009 work by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Connaissance des Arts Magazine, issue 80 [preview]
  • 2007 work by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Creative Photography Magazine, issue 13,14 [preview]
  • 2007 cover photo, Moj Magazine, issues 3 and 4 [preview]
  • 2005 work by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Canvas Magazine, issue 1 [preview]
  • 2004 work by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Tassvir magazine, issue 45-49 [preview]
  • 2003 Manequin, works by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, AKS magazine, issue 194 [preview]
  • 2003 Introduction to Digital Photography, essay by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Doorbin-e Akkasi magazine, issue 17 [preview]
  • 2003 An Overview on Photography Websites, essay by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Doorbin-e Akkasi magazine, issues 16,18,19,20,22,24 [preview]
  • 2003 Searching in Internet, essay by Tooraj Khamenehzadeh, Doorbin-e Akkasi magazine, issue 15 [preview]

Associated Programmes

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