Mohammad Namazi (b. 1981 Tehran) is a visual artist based in London. Namazi’s work comprises a multi-disciplinary practice which includes, site-specific installations, live-events, internet-based artworks and participatory methodologies. The tensions between transience and permanency, or kinesis and stasis, are areas of research, exploring polarity subjects such as rights of individuals, consumerism, the political exchange of power and hospitality. Mohammad holds a MA in Communication Art & Design from the RCA (2009), and a MFA from Chelsea College of Arts (2012). He is currently a practice-based doctoral researcher at Chelsea College of Arts in London.




Contact: mail (at) mohammadnamazi (dot) com                                                                              Photo diary

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


2016
Artist residency and fellowship at Index Institution, ‘Wort und Wirkung’, Zurich, Switzerland
Entropic Iteration, Artist talk and Solo exhibition at Corner College project space, Zurich, Switzerland
'Internet Fantasy in Waht Way?', as part of 'A Polyphonic Essay on Intimacy and Distance', curated by Alexandra Ross and Gayle Meikle, Transart Triennale, Berlin, Germany
'All of this is temporary', Internet based artworks, Richmix, London, UK.
Around Hospitality, Solo exhibition at BALTIC 39 - figure three, South exhibition space, Newcastle upon Tyne , UK.

2015
Outside the White Cube, video screening from the series Around Food, Metro Manila, Philippines
Kinesis & Stasis, 5 Minutes Conversations, sound installation, Barbican Art Centre, Auditorium Foyer, London, UK
Action Space Inflatable event, participatory sound performance, Rootstein Hopkins, London, curated by professor Mo Throp
TransActing: A Market of Values, Parade ground in front of Tate Britain, London, UK Curated by Critical Practice
Riotous Cities, Internet online project, in association with Open Work projects, Curated by Mohammad Namazi and Vanessa Saraceno

2014
Taste After Bourdieu, Banqueting Suite, Millbank, London
Passport to Pimlico, Churchill Gardens Square and Community Hall, London, UK Curated by Lana Locke
Process Practice Play, Triangle Space, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK, Curated by Vanessa Saraceno

2013
Antiknow - A pedagogical theatre of unlearning and the limits of knowledge, directed by Jakob Jakobsen, Flat Time House, London
Future Lasts a Long Time, as part of PAMI festival, Video group exhibition, Peckham Market, London, UK
Open Work, The Albert project space, London, UK
How to Build a Table, Stryx studio space, Birmingham, UK
Budapest-Millbank Recalculating, Triangle Space, Chelsea College of Art, London
Surface, Chelsea Futurespace, London, UK

2012
BYOB, Moving Image Exhibition, OXO Tower Wharf, London
Painting in Conversation, The Bussey Building, London
The 3rd Bangkok Triennial International Print and Drawing, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre, Bangkok

2011
Time & Travel, Ku Damm 101 Hotel, Curated by Thomas Volker, Berlin
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, Gallery V, Curated by Michael Craig-Martin, London
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London

2010
MOP exhibition & the Silent Auction, The Atrium Gallery space, Curated by Fereydoun Ave, Dubai
Alive exhibition, Music Room Gallery, Curated by Maria Vega, London
Painting Group exhibition, Beauchamp Club Gallery, London
A Message From Hafez, Interactive Installation, British Museum, London

2009
RCA Final Show, Gulbenkian Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
MAN drawing award exhibition, Courtyard Galleries, Royal College of Art, London
Exhibinstant, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London

2008
MAP Making Project, Video Performance, LSO St Luke’s - Music Education Centre, London
MAN Drawing Award, Courtyard Galleries, Royal College of Art, London
57 seconds of a radio novel, Hockney Gallery, Royal college of Art, London

2007
Cultural Wanderings, Muju exhibition, The Tricycle Theatre, London


MEDIA



A Polyphonic Essay on Intimacy and Distance
'All of this is temporary' - CCI Collective
Baltic 39 - Around Hospitality - Figure three
BBC Persian - 5 Minute Conversations
The Multiple eXposure Project
EduEDA - The EDUcational Encyclopedia of Digital Arts
Future Lasts a Long Time - Flat Time House
STRYX - How To Build A Table
ANTIKNOW - Flat Time House
Red White and Blue: Pop, Punk, Politics, Place
ArtLyst
DAZED
The Telegraph
The Guardian
Jadid Online
St. Pierre & Miquelon
The Albert project directed by What if: projects,
Aspect Ratio / Ministry of Love
presented at Guest Projects Space