Seifollah Samadian

Seifollah Samadian

● Born in 1954

● B.A. in English literature.

● Started Photography in 1968

● Started Documentary Film Making in 1978

● Publisher & Editor in Chief of  TASSVIR  (A Magazine for Visual Arts, since 1991)

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● Director of Iran Image Publications

● Founder and Director of  Tassvir  Film Festival & Tassvir Film Center

● Jury member in Fajr Film Festival (1992)

●  Co-Curator of  “Regards Persans” – Espace Electra, Paris (2001)

● Jury member in Milan Film Festival (2002)

● Jury member in European Short Film Biennial / Germany (2002)

● Documentary film making workshop in Film School of  Mexico City(2005)

● Curator of Inner Eye Photo Exhibition

 (Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts) (2008)

● Co-Curator of Iranian Pulse (Brazil) (2011)

● Digital Photography and film making Master Class – ( University of Art -Tajikistan) (2011)

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►FILMS: (Documentary – Short & Video Art) –  ( Director, Cameraman & Editor):

 

1-  Iranian Revolution, 20min – Super 8 (1979)

2-  India 82, 20min – Super 8 (1982)

3- Tehran; Fall 83, 20min – Super 8 (1983)

4-  The White Station, 9min – Hi 8 (1999)

5- Tehran; The 25th  Hour, 20min – Hi 8 (1999)

6- The Art of Killing, 9min – DV Cam (2003)

7- Bam; The 3rd Day, The 10th Day, 16min – DV Cam (2004)

8- The Day You Were not There, 9min – DVCam (2005)

9- Once Upon a Time in Marrakech, 60min – DV Cam  ( 2006 )

10- Secrets, 6min – DV Cam (2011) 

11- Tehran in Action, 10min – HD (2011)
12- The Entrance, 6min – HD (2011)  
13- Trilogy: Tree, 3:30min –  HD (2011)  
14- Trilogy: Wind, 5min – HD (2011)
15- Car Wash, 1:30min – HD (2011)
16- Jimi Hendrix in Tehran, 2min – HD (2011)
17- A Hot Summer Day, 4mins – HD (2011)

18-Venice Biennial , 5min – HD (2011)
19- The Last Day, 7min -HD (2012)

20-  Beyond the Fog, 4min -HD (2012)

21-  Havana; After 47 Years, 6min -HD (2012)

22-  5 Short Stories, 20min -HD (2012)

23- A Day in Tehran, 26min – DV Cam (2012)

24- Look at Me, 8min – DV Cam (2012)

25- Like Someone in the  Rain , 8.30min -HD (2012)

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ABC Africa (Abbas Kiarostami) as cameraman ( 2001 )

5 (Abbas Kiarostami) as cameraman (2003)

Roads (Abbas Kiarostami) as cameraman (2005)

 

Film Festivals:

Fadjr  / Tribeca / Tokyo / Amsterdam /Leipzig / San Francisco /Thessaloniki / Frankfurt / Marseilles / Bilbao / Batumi / Abu Dhabi / And numerous screenings in universities and cultural centers around the world

 Biennials and Museums & New Art

Sharjeh Biennial

Istanbul Biennial

 Documenta 11 ( Germany)

Museum of the Contemporary Art (MAK), Vienna

Victoria & Albert Museum (London)

Kamper ( France) / Tokyo / Madrid / Toronto

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Photo By Roshan Norouzi

►PHOTOGRAPHY

 Selected Photo Exhibitions:

Romania : 1981& 1987

Inter press photo  1984-1985

Asahi Shimbon ( Japan): 1987-1988

China: 1987-1988

Zagreb: 1988

Germany (Bifota): 1989

World Press Photo: 1991

Saint Etienne: 1995

Paris ( Mois de la Photo): 1996

Paris ( FNAC Photo Gallery): 2000

London ( Barbican Center):2000

Paris (Regards Persans):2001

Bamako ( Mali):2001

Sharjah Biennal: 2003

Istanbul Biennal: 2003

France (Kamper):2004

M.I.L.K Photo Exhibition

Denmark(Charlottenberg Exhibition Hall): 2005

London (Xerxes Art Gallery): 2008

Milan: 2009

Tehran (Gallery No6): 2010

SIx Weeks of Iranian Art - شش هفته با هنر ایرانMuseum Collections:

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts

Smithsonian Museum

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