An Art History and Archaeology graduate of the University of Paris, Shirin Aliabadi is an interdisciplinary artist based in Tehran.
She has already been the subject of several solo exhibitions, including Girls Night, The Farjam Foundation, Dubai, UAE (2012); Eye Love You, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE (2010); Operation Supermarket, The Counter Gallery, London, UK (2006). Her work has been featured in numerous group exhibitions, among them: Kitsch ou pas Kitsch?, Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Paris, France (2015); Art from Elsewhere, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, UK (2014); City Lives, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, UK (2013); Stadt in Sicht (City in Sight): Works from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany (2013); The Other half of Iran, Sem Art Gallery, Monaco, France (2012); Magic of Persia, Salsali Private Museum, Dubai, UAE (2012); Iran Inside Out, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA (2009); Raad O Bargh, Galerie Thaddaeous Ropac, Paris (2009).
Her work can be found in public and private collections around the world, including The Farjam Foundation, Dubai, UAE; Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol, UK; Collection of Deutsche Bank AG, Germany.
Shirin currently lives and works in Tehran, Iran.