Raha Rastifard

“Many compared the beauty of his smile to the full moon […]

When the rays of the sun fell on his neck,

It looked like a beaker of silver and gold”

Al-Ghazali

Raha Rastifard, I & Anaïs Nin, 2010
Raha Rastifard, I & Anaïs Nin, 2010
b & w photography 100 x 70 cm edition 5+1
Raha Rastifard, I & Josephine Baker, 2010
Raha Rastifard, I & Josephine Baker, 2010
c-print 100 x 70 cm edition 5+1
Raha Rastifard, I & Angela Davis, 2010
Raha Rastifard, I & Angela Davis, 2010
b & w photography 100 x 70 cm edition 5+1
Raha Rastifard, A Story Written with Water, 2014
Raha Rastifard, A Story Written with Water, 2014
Raha Rastifard, If it is not too dark, 2014
Raha Rastifard, If it is not too dark, 2014
mixed media, 40 X 60 cm
Raha Rastifard, A story written with Water, 2016
Raha Rastifard, A story written with Water, 2016
etching - edition 15, 35x35cm
Raha Rastifard,Til you grant my wish, I won't give up my demand. I will reach the Soul of Souls’ (Hafis), 2014
Raha Rastifard,Til you grant my wish, I won't give up my demand. I will reach the Soul of Souls’ (Hafis), 2014
mixed media, 50 x 50 cm

Raha Rastifard

Born in Iran, lives and works in Stockholm

Selected solo exhibitions

2011 “I & …” Photo series, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2008  Tuba, Mixed media exhibition, Futura Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2007 Tuba, Mixed media exhibition, Pergamon museum, Berlin, Germany

2004 Traces of Existence, Painting, Schillerpalais Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Selected group exhibitions

2014   Video art by 19 Iranian women, curated by Alysse Stepanian, Malimö Konsthall, Sweden

2013  Stockholm Photography Week, Fotografiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

2013 A paradigm shift, curated by Uta Koch-Götze, Kunsthalle Brennabor, Germany

2013 Selected If it isn’t too dark Photo series for International Museum of Women’s, MIOW, USA

2013 Video art by 19 Iranian women, Museo Ex-Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, Mexico

2013 Video art by 19 Iranian women, Digital Art Festival Fondland ,Coimbra, Portugal

2012 The last Tango in Tehran, Sharzad Gallery, New York, USA
The universe is built on a plan, curated by Nicole Loeser, Savvy Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

2011  I & …  Photo series, Exhibit 320 Gallery, Delhi, Indian

2011 The Third Eye, curated by Raul Zamudio, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China

2011 The End of the Dream, curated by Nicole Loeser, MicaMoca Project, Berlin, Germany

2010 The Stalking of Absence, curated by Shaheen Merali, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010 Tuba, mixed media exhibition, Ana Tzarev Gallery, New York, USA

2010  Twice is too much, curated by Shaheen Merali, Free Museum, Berlin, Germany

2010 BERUF Künstlerin, curated by Uta Koch, Bonn, Women Museum Bonn, Germany