Marjan Baniasadi

marjanbaniasadi93@gmail.com

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EDUCATION

2018-2020: MA Ceramic Design University of Pécs, Hungary

2016-2017: MA (Hons.) Visual arts at National college of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan

2012-2016: Bachelor of Fine Arts, [Painting] National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021- “Interwoven Narratives” Solo exhibition at Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2020- Woven Narratives of Time, Taseer Art Gallery, Collateral Event of Lahore Biennale 02, Lahore, Pakistan

2018- In Praise of Other Places, O Art Space, Lahore, Pakistan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021- Days of Heartbreak, curated by Nicola E. Petek, Pony Royal, Berlin

2021- DOSIS I, Institut für Zukunft, Leipzig, Germany

2021- Summerscape 2021, Koel Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2021- SHABTAB (9), Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2020- Histories Within, two persons show, Satrang Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan

2020- Empowering Pakistan group show, World Bank, Islamabad, Pakistan

2019- Forty/Fifty/Sixty Pieces of Iranian Contemporary Art, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2019- Two person show, Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2018- Transition of Tradition, two persons show, Taseer Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan

2017- Imago mundi, Lines in the Sand representing Pakistan, Luciano Benetton Collection Map of the new Art ,Venice

2017- Beneath the Surface, Group show of emerging Artists, Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2017- Explore. Dream. Discover., Sanat Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2017- Postcardese, Group Exhibition of Iranian Contemporary Artists, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran, Haan Art Gallery Shiraz, Iran, Aknoon Art Gallery Isfahan, Iran 

 2017- Immediacy 2, Group painting Exhibition at Haan Art Gallery, Shiraz, Iran

2016- A present in duality, two-person show of Marjan Baniasadi and Maryam Baniasadi, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2016- Collective Renditions, Group Show Featuring promising young Graduates from National College of arts, Curated by Zahra Khan” At Satrang Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan 

2016- Ibteda, Group Show at Studio Seven Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2016- 14th emerging talent exhibition, V.M Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2016- Becoming, Group show, Paint Bucket Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan

2016-Neon, Group show curated by Zeeshan Mohammad, Sanat Gallery, Karachi Pakistan

2016- News from tomorrow, Group show curated by Canvas Gallery for Karachi Literature Festival, Karachi, Pakistan

HONORS & AWARDS

2019- Public Painting Award,The Pienkow Artist Residency, Chelm, Poland

2018-Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship to study MA Ceramic Design at University of Pécs, Hungary

2018- Received a Grant to Participate at course “Processual paintings, memory scrapings and slowing down” directed by Hubert Scheibl at summer academy of fine arts, Salzburg, Austria

INTERVIEWS AND PRESS

-Review on In Praise of other Places by Amal Uppal Anique, www.artnowpakistan.com, January 2019

-Rizvi, D., 2019. Why Artists Often Critique Rather Than Endorse Nationalism. [online] Herald Magazine. Available at: <https://herald.dawn.com/news/1398794>

– “Transition of Tradition” By Emaan Maqbool, Art Speak, Destinationsmagazine, Issue #17, June 2018, Pakistan http://www.destinations.com.pk/transition-of-tradition/

http://www.artnowpakistan.com/transisition-of-tradition/, Review on Transition of Tradition, Sabeen Ahsan, 2018.

http://tns.thenews.com.pk/past-perfect/#.Wvr6xVfl7iY, Review on Transition of Tradition, Past Perfect By Quddos Mirza, 28/April/2018

-Nadeem Zuberi, “Traditional discipline boundaries”, Business Recorder, Weekend, News Paper, 16/December/2017, p. II

-Azad Art Gallery, 2017 | Nameye Azad 6th Issue Summer 2017, Tehran.

-Rabia S. Akhtar reviews “explore. Dream. Discover.” at Sanat Gallery for ArtNowpakisan October 2017. Available at:http://www.artnowpakistan.com/explore-dream-discover/

-Nusrat Khawaja reviews “explore. dream. discover.”, a three person show by Marjan Baniasadi, Maryam Baniasadi and Shah Abdullah at Sanat Gallery for Newsline Magazine October 2017.

-Azad Art Gallery, 2016 | Nameye Azad 4th Issue Summer 2016, Tehran.

-Same same but different: “A present in duality” in Tehran reviewed by Paniz Mussavi Natanzi – See more at:

 http://www.artnowpakistan.com/same-same-but-different-maryam-and-marjanbaniasadis-exhibition-a-present-in-duality-in-tehran/#sthash.vWBvI6X4.dpuf

-Beyond the Brush strokes by Zahra Hidayatullah, Interview with Marjan and Maryam

Baniasadi, Destinationsmagazine, Issue #02, May 2016, Pakistan

Also, At: Beyond the Brush Strokes. (2016, Spring), http://destinations.com.pk/beyond-brush-strokes/

-“For Art’s sake: interview with Marjan Baniasadi, by Afshan Shafi, Goodtimes Magazine, Issue: June 01,15,2016, vol XLL, No.11

– “Listen to this Carpet” by Tehmina Khan, Interview with Marjan Baniasadi, Libas International magazine, volume 29, issue 2.2016

-Kazim, S.S. (Sept 2016) NCA graduates Depict power, Extremism and Displacement. Available

 at:http://www.dawn.com/news/1285555

-Review of Neon, 2016 by Ammara Jabbar “Available at: http://www.artnowpakistan.com/5941-2/

-Zuberi, N. (2016) ‘Neoteric expressions’, Business Recorder, Weekend, News Paper, 30 April, p. II.