Alireza Shojaian is an Iranian artist, born in 1988 in Tehran. He started his career in Tehran and Beirut and since 2019 he is based in Paris.

As an artist, he is trying to challenge societies and make space for non-heteronormative masculine identities, reflecting on the Queer history of the Middle East, the present context and his own experiences.

ART RESIDENCY

2019-2020 La Villa Les Pinsons   Académie Des Beaux-arts Paris 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018, Sweet Blasphemy, Artlab Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

2017, Corps-à-corps, Artlab Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

DUET EXHIBITION

2021, Ombres D’hommes , Depardieu Gallery, Nice, France

Art Fairs

2018, Beirut Art Fair, Lebanon

2017, Beirut Art Fair, Lebanon

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019, Printmaking, Kennedy Heights Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 

2019, Twelve Gate Arts, Philadelphia

2018, Red Action, Flux Factory, New York 

2018, Catalogue, Artlab Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

2018, Three and a half, 392Rmeil393, Beirut, Lebanon

2018, Printmaking, Sim Art Gallery, Alesund, Norway

2017, Printmaking, Culture and stereotypes, Artlab Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

2017, Radical, French Institute, Beirut, Lebanon

2017,Annual printmaking exchange, Laleh Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2016, Private Collection of Fereydoun Ave,  Lajevardi Foundation, Tehran, Iran

2016,  Identity, Shirin Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2016, Printmaking, Hoormazd Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2016, Annual printmaking exchange, Laleh Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015, Printmaking, Characteristic, Vista Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015, three drops, Arte Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015, Narrator Painter, Shirin Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015, printmaking, Cultural Section of Embassy of Cote d’Ivoire, Tehran, Iran

2015, printmaking, 26 Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015, Annual printmaking exchange, Laleh Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran