Morteza Niknahad is a self-taught photographer, born in Bandar Abbas, a harbour city in the south of Iran.
Besides being a great photographer with brilliant ideas, he is a hardworking artist with visions for the future of art in Iran. In his works, he explores the contemporary world, the human condition and relationships.
Morteza has directed several fiction films. Morteza has got a taste for the cinema which is giving him a real sense of narration through the image. His works have been exhibited in Iran and Internationally such as Festival Rencontres d’Arles 2017, exhibition “Iran: Year 38."
Red Island, 2015
Snow in Mr. Abbas’s Seaport, 2013
Unpublished Dialogues of Jaleh, 2012
Public Place, Azad art Gallery. Tehran: July 2016 (IR)
Big Fish, Silencio. Paris: July 2018
Click, Arta Gallery. Toronto: May 2018
228, Silk Road Art Gallery, 2018
Maze, Negah Gallery. Tehran 2018
Iran: Year 38, Les rencontres de la photographie, Arles & Jimaie. China 2018
Iran: Year 38, Les rencontres de la photographie, Arles. July/August 2017 (FR)
Merci Poesi is the Gothenburg International Poetry Festival. World Culture Museum. Gothenburg: April 2017 (SE)