Approved: 25.07.2013

Mitra Saboury

Artist, Film-maker, Researcher, Writer

Approved: 25.07.2013

Bodies + architecture, always under construction

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Artist Statement

Bodies + architecture, always under construction

CV & Education

2013 London, Goldsmiths University, MFA 
2011 Boston, School of Museum of Fine Arts, Post­Bac

2010 University of Pittsburgh, BA Philosophy of Science, BS Neuroscience 

SOLO 

2018 Wakefield, UK. The Art House, Growth Spurt 

2018 Seoul. Out_Sight, Filthy Middles, curated by Jinho Lim

2016 Birmingham. Grand Union Gallery, Pulling Walls, curated by Anneka French

          Los Angeles. Chin's Push, Gut House

          San Francisco. Alter Space, Can't Fix Broken, with Derek Paul Jack Boyle

2015 Los Angeles. Smart Objects, Touch Everything

 

GROUP 

June 2018 The Fondle Tour. With Nina Sarnelle and Megan Snowe

2017 Hull. UK Government Art Collection, An Eyeful of Wry, curated by Nicky Hodge

          Bristol. East Bristol Contemporary, FRESH_MEET, with Sarah Roberts and Megan Broadmeadow

          Los Angeles. Steve Turner, All the Small Things

          Prague.  ARCHIP,  Cultural Hijack, curated by Ben Parry

         Los Angeles.  AA|LA, Double-Double, curated by Nateene Diu

          London. Charlie Smith London, Street Semiotics, curated by Zavier Ellis

         LA. Club Pro, You Catch More Flies with Arsenic than Honey, curated by Carlye Packer

2016  Los Angeles. Ashes/Ashes, Cysts

              Liverpool. The Bluecoat, Left Hand to Back of Head, curated by Adam Smythe

2015  Los Angeles. 9800 Sepulveda, curated by Courtney Malick

           London. Whitechapel Gallery, The London Open, curated by Daniel Herrmann & Poppy Bowers

           London. The Bargehouse, Sluice Art Fair, curated by Matthew Stock and Keh Ng

           Chicago. Woman Made Gallery, 18th International Open

           London. Atom Gallery, Disturbance, curated by Wendy Saunders and Paula MacArthur

2014  London. Saatchi Gallery, Jealous Graduate Award

           London. Victoria House, The Future Can Wait, curated by Zavier Ellis

           Cheltenham. The Wilson, The Open West

           Edinburgh. Rhubaba, Dance like you’re not Dancing

 

          

SCREENINGS

2017  Berlin. Display, Extremity, curated by Katharina Ludwig

2016  LA. Human Resources, Femmebit, curated by Sharsten Plenge, Kate Parsons and Janna Avner

2015  Berlin. EVBG, Between the Two of Us

          Zurich. Porny Days, curated by Talaya Schmid

2014  Manchester. Manchester Art Gallery, Video Jam

          Athens, GR. Technopolis City of Athens, Athens Video Art Festival

 

RESIDENCIES

2016 San Francisco. Alter Space

2015 Birmingham. Grand Union Gallery

 

 

AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS

2015 Premio Carlo Bonatto Minella Video Prize

          Woman Made Gallery, 18th International Open Prize

2014 International Women’s Erotic Art Prize

          Jealous Gallery Graduate Award

2013  MAstars Axisweb Award
 

 

PRESS

2018 Redmilk,  Interview with Carlotta Licciardi

2017 Ed, Archinect Print Publication

2016 Artforum, Critic's Pick by Meg Whiteford

         Elephant, Life as Meatwreck (by M+D)

             Frieze, Review by Tom Emery

     VICE Creators Project, review by Diana Shi

         this is tomorrow, review by Louisa Lee

         iGNANT, review by Sarah Press

         Purple.fr, note by Sabrina Tarasoff

2015 Sluice__, interview with Charlie Levine

2014 Women's Erotic Art, reviews by Lana Bountakidou, Josie Pearse and Alexandra Warder

2013 Axisweb, review by Eleanor Nairne