Biography/ CV

Shahram Entekhabi (شهرام  انتخابی    尚莱姆_恩特卡比)
Iranian-born German visual artist was Born in Beroujerd, Iran, lives and works in Berlin & Tehran, studied graphic-design at the University of Teheran, Iran & architecture, urbanism, and Italian language in Perugia and Reggio Calabria, Italy.

■  Selected Solo Exhibitions
2021: Instigator — e1 art gallery (گالری ایوان), Tehran, Iran
2021: Instigator — Empty space, New York, USA
2020: Berlin Video Art Festival – 15 video works by 10 international artists, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2019: New messages to Europe — Kunsthall 3.14, Bergen, Norway
2014: Shahre Farang — Kunst Buero Berlin, Germany
2014: Animal Era — AARAN gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013/2014: Im Vorbeigehen II/5: "The Atlas Program" — Catholic Private University Linz (KTU), curated by Monika Leisch-Kiesl and Julia Allerstorfer, Linz Austria
2013: NO EXIT — As opener of the Rotterdam festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2013: You Are What You See — Raf Art Gallery, Tehran, Solo exhibition of video works by Shahram Entekhabi, Tehran, Iran
2012: The People’s Museum of XX and XXI Russian and Soviet Art — in front of Kaliningrad Oblast Museum of Fine ArtsNCCA Kaliningrad, Russia
2012: Tomorrowland — nachtspeicher23 e.V., Hamburg, Germany (catalouge)
2012: Shahram Entekhabi: Happy Meal — curator Dr. Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont, USA
2012: Nothing Gold an Stay — curated by Raúl Taylor Zamudio, Other Gallery Beijing & Shanghai Space, China
2011: Lucerne Burka— billboard art and outdoor interventions, Zürich, Switzerland
2011: They Go Bang Bang in my Head — AARAN Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2011: A Taste of Gold — Pristine Galerie, Monterey, Mexico
2011: White Lies and Some Promises — AB Projects, Zürich, Switzerland
2011: Rhizome — AB Gallery, Emmenbrücke/Lucerne, Switzerland
2010: day-to-day life — Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Kaliningrad, Russia
2010: Road Movies — The Cogut Center for the Humanities, Brown, University, Rhode Island, USA
2009: Shahre Farang — Gallery KunstBüroBerlin, Berlin, Germany
2008: From the Banks of a River called HOME — Centre d’art Nei Liicht, Dudelange, Luxembourg
2008: Dead Satellites — curator Malin Barth, Kunsthall 3,14 Bergen, Hordaland International Art Gallery, Bergen, Norwegen
2008: Aves en la luna — CASA DEL LAGO Juan José Arreola, Mexico City, Mexico
2007: Kilid, Final inspection — curated by Mari Brellochs, former GDR-watchtower at Schlesischer Busch, Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben e.V., Berlin, Germany
2007: Visual Foreign Correspondents, curator Nanette Hoogslag, De Balie and The Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006: It’s been a long way, baby — Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland
2006: Something in Common, Galerie Anita Beckers — Frankfurt/ Main, Germany
2005: Glub — Hopkins Hall Gallery, OSU College of the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, UUSA
2004: Migratory Aesthetics — University Theatre of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2004: GLUB — Case Art Studio Gallery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland/OH, USA
2004: "i?"" — PLAY Gallery for Still and Motion Pictures, Berlin, Germany
■  Biennale Participations
2009: 10th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
2008: The Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China
2007: Metropolis Biennale, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006: Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, South Korea
■  curatorial Projects
2022: Sparks and crackles in my world — curators Shahram Entekhabi and Asieh Salimian, Aria Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2022: Every Cloud has a silver lining — curators Shahram Entekhabi and Asieh Salimian, Aria Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2021: Pass — Virtual Exhibition Opening + Performance (Live-Stream), Tehran, Iran
2020: My Very First Time — Exhibition of Factory TT Video Collection (Group Exhibition), curator Asieh Salimian, Artistic Director Shahram Entekhabi, ACE Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2019: Upgrade — Exhibition of Factory TT Video Collection (Group Exhibition), curator Asieh Salimian, Artistic Director Shahram Entekhabi, Mahe Mehr Gallery, Teheran, Iran
2019: Speaking for Themselves — Galerie Katharina Maria Raab, Berlin, Germany
2018: Beyond the Exhibit — Kunsthall 3.14, Bergen, Norway
2018: Beyond the Exhibit — Gallerie Katharina Maria Raab, curators Shahram Entekhabi and Asieh Salimian,Berlin, Germany
2017: Copy / Paste II — Exhibition, curators Shahram Entekhabi and Asieh Salimian, CC Art Space, Isfahan, Iran
2017: Copy / Paste II — Exhibition, curators Shahram Entekhabi and Asieh Salimian, Aknoon Gallery, Isfahan, Iran
2017: Tabdil / Tolid — The First Performance/ Environmental Art, curators Shahram Entekhabi and Asieh Salimian, FADAK Art Center, Ardebil, Iran
2017: Tabdil Tolid — site specific performance, Safavi House, Isfahan, Iran
2016: Copy / Paste I, — curators Shahram Entekhabi and Asieh Salimian, Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2015: Rang Forushi Sabegh — Collective Performance, DENA Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2014: Children on the Run — Kunst Buero Berlin, Germany
2013: Without Limits — Founder and Artistic Director. Interdisciplinary Researchers + Artists Network, Berlin, Germany
2007: Abwehr — Performance Festival nearby the former border watchtower in Berlin-Kreuzberg/ Schlesischer Busch, Berlin, Germany
2004: Satellites of Lahore — Performance Festival, Annemarie Schimmel-Haus, Lahore, Pakistan
■  Awards, Stipends, Scholarships and jury participations
2014: Berlin Senate Scholarship of Fine Arts 2014
2012: MADATAC 04, Contemporary Audio-Visual & New Media Arts Festival, Madrid, Spain
2012: Going Public, Concluding conference of the project, Gellery of Contemporarary Art Leipzig, Germany
2012: Residency and Artistic Production, Atelierhaus SALZAMT, Linz, Oberosterreich, Austria
2012: Iranian Contemporary Art. Searching for Identity? International Conference, Department Art History The University of Bonn, Germany
2012: Public Art in Russia and Germany, Going Public Goethe Institute Litauen
2009: Research/creation grant of Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation & National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia
2008: AIR, International Artists’ Workshop: 4X4, and residency, Hong Kong
2008: Research/creation grant in Chihuahua, Goethe-Institute México , Mexico
2007: Live Art UK Touring Commission R & D grant, United Kingdom
2006: Vasl Lahore 2006 (residency), Lahore, Pakistan
2004: Fellowship at the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland/OH, USA
2004: Initiator of I RAN Home project (closes down 2010)

■  Selected Group Exhibitions
• Arbeits-Räume [Working Spaces] — curated by Charlotte Bank und Salah Saouli, Art-Lab Berlin im iPhonedoctor, Berlin, Germany
• You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows - The Empty Circle, Brooklyn, NY, USA
• Perros Falderos de Guerra" — a curated exhibition for Qipo Art Fair, Mexico City, Mexico
• (RE)VOLUTION(S) in two Acts — Proyectos Raul Zamudio , New York, USA
• Lapdogs of War — Proyectos Raul Zamudio and Empty Circle, New York, USA
• Breakfast with Dinosaurs — Online programme —
• PASS ( گذر ) — Virtual Exhibition Tehran, Iran
• "M" – a series of videos and drawings by Shahram Entekhabi in the Taj Mahal, Tehran, Iran.
• We Make History Not Money — Proyectos Raúl Zamudio, New York, USA
• Berlin Video Art Festival: 15 video works by 10 international artists — Online-Programm der Berlinischen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
• Beelzebub´s Tales — Curated by Raul Zamudio, The Empty Circle, New York, USA
• Baggage Claims — Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
• Weltenbewegend. Migration macht Geschichten — Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt/ Main, Germany (2019/2020)
• Signs Taken for Wonders — Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
• The Sea is the Limit — Yorkshire Museum, York Art Gallery, York, UK
• Videoart at Midnight Festival — Babylon Cinema, Berlin, Germany
• All Is Well On The Border — Spellerberg Projects, Masur Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, USA
• Drawing as living — Iranian Artist Forum, Teheran, Iran
• Baggage Claims — a curatorial partnership between Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, USA
• #cwadrn2 (CWADRN): Berliner Institut für empirische Integrations- und Migrationsforschung (BIM). Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
• Vicious Circle — Gallery Mahe Mehr, Teheran, Iran (catalogue)
• Faceless — Österreichisches Kulturzentrum, Berlin
• City of Tales — A site-specific exhibition of contemporary art, Teheran, Iran (catalogue)
• Baggage Claims — Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA
• In-Between. Re-thinking transcultural identities — Art-Lab Berlin im iPhonedoctor, Berlin, Germany
• Nuqta-e-Nazar — HLF (Hyderabad Literature Festival), curated by Waheeda Baloch, Sindh Museum Hyderabad, Pakistan
• Bin Überfordet — Freehome – Artist to Artist, curated by Vadim Zakharov, Berlin
• Baggage Claims — Orlando Museum of Art, Florida, USA
• The Border Pavilion — curated by Raul Zamudio, an integral part of Jeanette Doyle's CF Project (or the Inaugural Automonous Biennale), Venice, Italy
• Bayyan Aval — Bayyan Gallery, Isfahan, Iran
• XXIII. Rohkunstbau: Die Schönheit Im Anderen | The Beauty Of Difference — Schloss Lieberose, Lieberose, Germany (catalogue)
• Fish story, [.BOX] — Videoart project Space, curated by Dora Bulart and Raul Zamudio, Mailand, Italy
• Iran Today — AB43 Contemporary, Thalwil/Zurich, Switzerland (catalogue)
• Acts of Sedition — curated by Raul Zamudio, White Box, New York, USA
• CONTEMPORIST, International contemporary art festival – curated by Dora Bulart and Raul Zamudio, Varna, Bulgaria
• "Cinema Iran", Iranisches Filmfestival curated by Silvia Bauer, Werkstattkino, Münche, Germany
• Inferno I — Galerie Pristine in Monterrey, Mexico
• Mr. President — Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
• Breakfast with Dinosaurs #72 — Videoart at Midnight, BABYLON film theatre, Berlin, Germany
• The Nature of Curating — University Zurich / Bâtiment des Philosophes Geneva / Uni Tobler Bern, Switzerland
• "My Mother – The History of Iran" — (Screening), AARAN Gallery, Tehran, Iran
• Rang Foroushih Sabegh — Collective performance, Dena Galley, Tehran, Iran
• drama baby! on staging the self — UNST Berlin, Kühlhaus Berlin, Germany
• “i?” — Visual Cultures (Lecture), Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom
• The List Recent Drawing of Iran — O Gallery, Tehran, Iran (catalogue)
• I Am John Galt — Video Exhibition on the Manhattan Bridge Anchorage DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York
• One Hectare — art and participatory exhibition,2015, the International Year of Soils, Berlin, Germany
• FLUX Art Fair – curator Raul Zamudio presents Shahram Entekhabi — FLUX Art Fair, Harlem, New York
• House of Taswir — Shulamit Bruckstein Çoruh, Alexander Private Salon, Berlin, Germany
• "My Mother – The History of Iran" — , Werkstattkino, Munich, Germany
• Tehran mon Amour, curated by Christoph Sehl in cooperation with Aaran Gallery, Tehran. Galerie Royal, Munich, Germany
• History is a Warm Gun — curated by Britta Schmitz, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin, Germany (catalogue)
• Faceless — Gemeenschapscentrum De Markten, CPDP, Brussels, Belgium
• Faceless — Mediamatic Fabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands
• Artothek of Neuen Berliner Kunstvereins — in Cultural Administration of Berlin, Germany
• Breath from a warm locale — iParkingallery in collaboration with Asayeshgah projects, croxhapox, Gent, Belgium
• Artists Film International — iThe Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Serbia
• Faceless — Curated by Bogomir Doringer and Brigitte Felder, freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL, Vienna, Austria
• Wrong Illusions. 5 Iranian Points of View — curated by Nicoletta Torcelli, Cultural Centre E-Werk Freiburg e.V., Freiburg, Germany (catalogue)
• Producer Choice a carte blanche to Franco Marinotti — Ex Scuole Comunali , Piazzetta Remo Rossi, Locarno, Switzerland
• Makingthinkshappen and Bigodinofont, Works on Paper by international artists — Berlin, Germany
• Limited Access Festival — iIn collaboration with Aaran Gallery, Saroseda amp;, Tehran, Iran
• Schichtwechsel — iNordstern Videokunstzentrum ,Gelsenkirchen, Germany (2012/2013) (catalogue)
• Melancholia — iPristine Galerie, Monterrey, Mexico
• Under the Volcano — iAndromeda Contemporañeo, San José, Costa Rica
• Flying — Exhbition by 2 und 50 UG, curated by Christoph Tannert, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)
• Postpop — curated by Behrang Samadzadegan, Mahe Mehr Gallery, Tehran, Iran
• Going Public — Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Kaliningrad, Russia
• Codex Dynamic — curated by Leo Kuelbs + John Ensor Parker, Dumbo Arts Festival, New York, USA
• Come Invest in Us. You’ll Strike Gold — curated by Diana Wiegersma, Hilger Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
• Frankenstein on the Beach — curated by Raul Zamudio, White Box NY, New York, USA
• The State In Between in Contemporary Iranian Art — curated by Julia Allerstorfer, Atelierhaus SALZAMT, Linz, Austria (catalogue)
• The Praise of Folly — curated by Juan-Ramón Barbancho, Foundation Chirivella Soriano, Valencia, Spain
• BODY SNATCHERS — curated by Raul Zamudio, WHITE BOX, New York, USA
• Abwehr — Vögele Kultur Zentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland
• Figures du voile — la fabrique culturelle, Université Toulouse le Miral, Toulouse, France
• Other Gallery Collection Exhibition — Other Gallery Shanghai Space, China
• Knapp daneben ist auch vorbei — curated by Stefanie Ippendorf, pilot projekt, Düsseldorf Reisholz, Germany
• COSMOPOLIS — Pristine Galerie, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
• L’Oeil sur les rues — Parc de la Villette, Pavillon Delouvrier, Paris, France
• How To Philosophize with a Hammer — curated by Raul Zamudio, WHITE BOX, New York, USA
• Black Box: Adventures in Video Art — Other Gallery, Beijing, China
• The Third Eye — Other Gallery Shanghai, China (catalogue)
• My Super Hero — Morano Kiang Gallery Los Angeles
• My Super Hero — Aaran Gallery Tehran, Iran
• In the mood for today — Public screening, 29th and 30th Street, Manhattan, New York, USA
• In the mood for today — Fundación Alianza Hispánica, Madrid, Spain
• Ojardim como espelho (The Garden as a mirror) — curator Rui Mourão, Goethe Institute, Lisbon, Portugal
• Identity II, Forming Identity — Fotogalleri wien , Vienna, Austria
• Verschleierte Öffentlichkeit — Gender Studies Universität Zürich amp; UFSP, Universität Duisburg, Germany
• I love my God — steirischer herbst festival, Graz, Austria
• Auto-theory. Audio-visual thinking and migratory culture — with Mieke Bal. In cooperation with the University of Graz, Austria
• watching me — curator Karen Dermineur, Goethe Institute Senegal, Dakar, Senegal
• DUPLEX/10m2 — Video-Salon 4 curatorial Rebound Project), Stakleni Grad, Sarajevo, Bosnia i Hercegovina
• I Am... — The first presentation of UNITY project in Penang, Malaysia (catalogue)
• IRAN INSIDE OUT — curator Sam Bardaouil, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA (catalogue)
• Boulevard publique – promenades et marches — Forde. Espace d’art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
• Topography of Happiness: Russian Wedding — The State Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno, Moscow, Russia
• Kunst und Öffentlichkeit. 40 Jahre Neuer Berliner Kunstverein — Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)
• Globalscreen — Schloss-Ringenberg, Ringenberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen. Germany
• Das Böse ist ein Eichhörnchen — Museum in der „Runden Ecke“ (Stasimuseum), LOFFT Leipzig and Werkstattmacher e.V., Germany (catalogue)
• Das Bild des Fremden in Deutschland und Frankreich — curator Ulrike Kremeier, Deutsches Historisches Museum (DHM), Berlin, Germany
• Middle East Video Channel — curator Khaled D. Ramadan, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China
• Excuse me, are you famous? a site-specific project — curated by Kathrin Becker, Invaliden1, Berlin, Germany
• Video Work in Migratory Aesthetics — Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
• Indonesia – Berlin & Beyond — Organised by Videolab, Soemardja Gallery, ITB, Bandung, Indonesia
• Video screening — Annemarie-Schimmel-House, Lahore, Pakistan
• Watching me? – Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah (MGTF), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia • Berlin Hot Shots — Organised by VASL Karachi, Koel Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
• Video screening — Goethe-Institute Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan
• Berlin Hot Shots — V.M. Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
• MY FAVOURITE PASTIME / LONDON — Artprojx Space | Artists Film Club, London, United Kingdom
• Asian hot shots Berlin — Gallery and project space JET, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)
• Going the Distance — The Fibonacci Centre, Fremantle, Australia
• Étranger-Fremder en France et en Allemagne du 19e siècle à nos jours — curator Ulrike Kremeier, Cité nationale de l´histoire de l´immigration (CNHI), Paris, France
• Video art selection — Video Art program, curated by Sabine Schütze, Preview Berlin. The Emerging Art Fair, Berlin, Germany
• MONOLOGS’s videos — Galería Animal, Santiago de Chile, Chile
• Mahrem - Footnotes on Veiling, Footnotes on Veiling — Tanas - Space for contemporary Turkish art, Berlin, Germany (closes down 3 Nov. 2013)
• The World is Flat — The Center of Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria
• My favorite pastime — Ursula Blickle Videolounge Inside the Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria
• Aves en la luna - Poéticas de la diferencia y otros lugares imaginados — curator Itzel Vargas, Casa Juan José Arreola, Mexico City, Mexico
• Emerging Discourse II: Performance and Mimicry — curated by Shaheen Merali, Bodhi Art, New YorK, USA
• THE PROMISED LAND — curated by Blanca de la Torre Garcia, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA
• Obscurum per Obscurius — curator Reet Varblane, Tallinn Art Hall Foundation, Tallinn, Estonia
• PROYECTO MONOLOGS — curator Elisa Eliash, Laboratorio Global de Monologos y Video, Rome, Italy
• The World is Flat — Overgaden. Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (printed maps)
• Cast Some Light . Glasgow international (Gi) 2008 — curated by Helen de Main and Maj Hasager, Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, United Kingdom
• Ten Workers — Embassy Projects, Fo Tan, New Territories, HKSAR, Hong Kong
• SELECTED #3, A source for videoart lovers — The sixth videoart festival LOOP’08, Barcelona, Spain (catalogue)
• Mahrem – Anmerkungen zum Schleier — Kunsthalle Vienna, Project Space, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
• Dead Sattelittes — curated by Malin Barth, Hordaland Art Center Bergen, Norway
• Parable of the Garden: New Media Art from Iran & Central Asia — curator Sarah Cunningham, College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, USA (catalogue)
• Performing Rights Glasgow, as part of National Review of Live Art — curator Lois Weaver, New Moves International, Glasgow, United Kingdom
• Videogeister und andere Erscheinungen — Lecture and symposium, Academy of Arts, Berlin, Germany
• Cast Some Light — Screening, Aref Al-Aref Building, THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF ART - PALESTINE, Ramallah, Palestine
• New Voices Film & Video Screenings— Short video pieces reflecting on social & gender issues in Iran — Foyer & Cinema 1, Barbican Centre, London, United Kingdom
• The City As a Stage — Artprojx Space | Artists Film Club, London, United Kingdom
• ‘Art is a man’s name’ — curator Kathrin Becker, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
• WL PROJECT | Berlin Hong Kong | My Favourite Pastime — Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong
• e-flux video rental in Lisbon — Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Foundation Headquarters), Lisbon, Portugal
• Braunschweiger Gender Forum, symposium, workshop “Fremde Männer” — Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, Germany
• TRUNK - The Nordic art video festival — Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden
• Hong Kong International Artists’ Workshop: 4X4 — Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong
• One person’s Trash is another Person’s Treasure — Book presentation , PLAY platform for film &video Berlin, Germany
• TRUNK på turné — Sundsvalls museum och Film i Västernorrland, Sweden
• Modern, Islamic Veiling and Secular Imaginaries — santralistanbul, Istanbul - Turkey (catalogue)
• Bare Life — Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel (catalogue)
• Comm'è amaro stu ppane — curated by Jacques Cerami, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium (catalogue)
• 100 Tage = 100 Videos, GL Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
• Intervention — Fieldgate Gallery - contemporary art and project space, London, United Kingdom
. • Krieg der Knöpfe (War of the Buttons. Children and the World of War) — curated by Dr. Martin Hochleitner, Landesmuseums, Linz, Austria (catalogue/ Book)
• Abwehr Performance Festival — Performances at the last watchtower of the former GDR in Berlin, Germany
• LED-Wall, Zeithaus, VW Autostadt, Wolfsburg, Germany
• Hazard, Performance Festival— Manchester City Centre, United Kingdom
• Comm'è amaro stu ppane — curated by Jacques Cerami, Centre d’art Nei Liicht, Dudelange, Luxembourg (catalogue)
• Sin cobertura. Independent Video from the Middle East— Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
• War of the Buttons. Children and the World of War — curated by Dr. Martin Hochleitner, Århus Kunstbygning Center for Contemporary Art, Århus, Denmark
• IDEAL.LOOP — Espace Croisé, Roubaix Cedex 1, France
• Lively Q & A - Contemporary Video Art Screening Series — with Martina Schone-Radunski, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
• Kunstfilmtag — Kuenstlerverein Malkasten, Duesseldorf, Germany (catalogue)
• Festival Musica Experimento — Sala dei Concerti ex-Mattatoio, Piazza Orazio Giustiniani, Rome, Italy
• TRUNK07, The Nordic Art Video Festival — CinemaRegina, Östersund, Sweden
• Optica, International Festival of Video Art — GIjón-Asturias, Spain
• PAN Screening. Opere e documenti 2005-2007, curator Marina Vergiani, project room of Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy
• All That I Am. International Video Art — Center for Contemporary Art, Chisinau, Republica Moldova
• From Middle East with Love. AMAL 007 Festival— Santiago de Compostella, Spain
• Art of Listening, Screening: Visual Sound — Insa Art space, Seoul, South Korea
• Art Radio Live — PAN. Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy
• e-flux Video Rental, Centre culturel Suisse, Paris, France
• Hors la ville, Pencum Goethe Dakar — Sélection internationale de vidéos et courts-métrages, Dakar, Senegal
• EVR Bboston (e-flux video rental) — Boston, USA
• Vidéoclub d’artistes proposés par les critiques/artistes — Centre culturel Suisse, Paris, France
• Performs — Centre d'Arts plastiques et visuels de Lille, Lille, France
• Krieg der Knöpfe (War of the Buttons) — curated by Dr. Martin Hochleitner, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany (catalogue)
• This Land Is My Land (Berlin) — Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin (catalogue)
• GLUB Installation and Film screening — Galerie Eigenheim, Weimar, Germany
• Appendix3 — Visual sound - a cooperative video & multimedia project by Automata &, Ljubljana, Slovenia
• 100 TAG = 100 VIDEOS — Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
• Auflösung III (Realismusstudio) — Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin (catalogue)
• Voiler - Dévoiler / Hüllen - Enthüllen, curator Karine Vonna — Villa du Parc. Centre d’art Contemporain, Annemasse, France
• Labyrinth X zu Rassismus und Ausgrenzung — Nikolaikirche, Rostock, Germany
• This Land Is My Land — Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürenberg, Germany (catalogue)
• Berlintendenzen — La Capella, Barcelona, Spain (catalogue)
• International Artists Residency Exhibition — Vasl Art, Haveli Baroodkhana, Lahore, Pakistan
• Lost In Space. 19th Annual Images Festival — Vtape, Toronto, Canada
• dLux Media Arts international, the Middle Eastern Video Project — Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
• Almost Art, curatorr Osvaldo Romberg, — Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, USA
• Urban Creatures — curated by Dorothee Bienert, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland (catalogue)
• Nouvelles Collections (Collection Jürg + Ruth Nyffeler) — CentrePasquArt Kunsthaus/ Centre d’art, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
• Portraits - The View Behind the Make-up — Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
• Middle Eastern Project , interdigitate New Media Festival, MIC (The Moving Image Centre) — Newton, Auckland, New Zealand
• Festival International de Film et Video de Creation Cinéma Empire Sofil, curator Nat Muller — Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon
• EVR ISTANBUL (e-flux video rental) — PiST’te2, Istanbul, Turkey
• OBS!, A 32 pages free paper, artists project (published in Copenhagen—, Denmark
• IdentifiXation (The place where we belong), screening — Amsterdam City Theatre, Amsterdam, Netherland
• Beckett & Company, panel discussion and artist talk — Tate Modern, London,U nited Kingdom
• Ästhetik der Migration, lecture — Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Weimar, Germany
• 10th International Documentary Film Festival Jihlava — Jihlava, Czech Republic
• The Artist in the World Lectures — Federation Hall, Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank Victoria, Australia
• Evening of Film Screenings — Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia
• 13 Satellites of Lahore — Annemarie Schimmel-Haus, Lahore, Pakistan
• EVR BUDAPEST (e-flux video rental) — Mucsarnok-Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
• The Built, Un-Built and the Un-Buildable, artist talk — PSi #12 /Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom
• Spaces, Territories & Jigsaw Feelings, screenings — Tijanjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tijanjin, China
• Islam and video-art, lecture — University of Geneva, Switzerland
• Projections + Invitation TANK.TV (United Kingdom) — Grand Auditorium de la Médiathèque José Cabanis, Toulouse, France
• Black Deutschland, screening and panel discussion — Lichtspieltheater, Rostock, Germany
• EVR ANTWERP (e-flux video rental) — Extra City, Antwerp, Belgium
• International Film Studies Conference — Magis IP, Gradisca d’Isonzo, Italy
• Directors Lounge, screening — Galerie der Kuenstler, Munich, Germany
• Seeing and Being Seen, Artist´s Presentation — Annemarie-Schimmel-Haus, Lahore, Pakistan
• Diagnosticians, SPARK Video Canada Festival — Forest City Gallery, London, United Kingdom
• Exhibition of the 10 winning videos of the festival FIAV.05 — Metrònom, Barcelona, Spain
• Modell “Verpaßte Gelegenheit”-Symptome der Überforderung — curator Sabine Winkler,Brandenburgischer Kunstverein Potsdam, Germany (catalogue)
• In the Shadow of “Heroes” — ArtEast Social organization, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (catalogue)
• Real representation/representing the “real”, curator Ulrike Kremeier — Arena/Glashaus, Berlin, Germany
• Beograd nekad i sad, curator Marko Stamenkovic — Prodajna Galerija, Beograd, Serbia & Montenegro (catalogue)
• Come Fly With Me, online-video-exhibition on, London, United Kingdom
• KILID (solo exhibition) — former GDR-watchtower at Schlesischer Busch, Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben e.V., Berlin, Germany
• Bologna Flash Art Show — Sofitel hotel, Bologna, Italy (catalogue)
• Glub Installation (solo exhibition) — Mershon Center and Art Gallery, The Ohio State University, Columbus/OH, USA
• Racial Europeanization, lecture by David Theo Goldberg — Knowledge Media Institute, Open University Campus, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
• What? Me? A Racist? — curator Gab Heller, Künstlerhaus Saarbrücken, Germany
• Screening on the ocassion of the exhibition Lido — Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
• Jigsaw feelings. Videoarte contemporáneo de Berlin — Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
• Irgendwoanders, international video-artist on migration — a7-exhibition hosted by cultura, Hildesheim, Germany
• Visiting Artist presentation — Universität der Künste (UdK), Berlin, Germany
• What? Me? A Racist? Aktuelle Videokunst in der Galerie Pankow/URZULA 6 — curator Gab Heller, Galerie Pankow, Berlin, Germany
• Do Artists Need to Maintain Sovereignty Over Interpretation? Pannel — Projektraum Deutscher Kuenstlerbund, Berlin, Germany
• EVR BERLIN (e-flux video rental), Kunst-Werke Berlin/ KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
• GLUB and the Aesthetics of Everyday Life — Franklin Center for the Humanities, Duke University, Durham/NC, USA
• Walled Souls, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
• Elektronenströme: Real Fictions und Inszenierte Realitäten im Video — curator Katja Albers, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
• Iranian Artist Returns. Artist´s Talk with Shahram Entekhabi — The Iranian Cultural Association of Greater Columbus/OH, USA
• Visiting Artist Shahram Entekhabi. Screening of 5 recent video productions — The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
• Humanities Week. Visiting Artist Shahram Entekhabi — Baker-Nord Center For the Humanities, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
• GLUB and the Aesthetics of Everyday Life, lecture — John Hope Franklin Center Duke University, Durham, New York, USA
• I LOVE ART VIDÉO - 6ème édition, curator Karine Vonna, screening — Musée d’art Moderne et contemporain de Strasbourg, France
• Entfernte Nähe. Neue Positionen Iranischer Kunst, curator Rose Issa — Haus der Kulturen der Welt, HKW, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)
• Not In the Sky and Not on the Earth, curator Emil Aleksiev — Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia (catalogue)
• Schizorama — National Center for Contemporary Art/NCCA, Moscow, Russia
• La Sage-femme y Spiral Woman — Sala Municipal de Exposiciones del Museo de Pasió, Valadolid, Spain (catalogue)
• Just pLAy — Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
• Las formas de la Nada: Imágenes de la ausencia en el mundo contemporáneo, conference — CENDEAC, Murcia, Spain
• Screening within the context of the exhibition “Louise Bourgeois” — Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
• The Aesthetics of Everyday Life, lecture by Tim Beal within the seminar “Home, Homelands and Security” — Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
• Labyrinth X — Travelling Exhibitions 2004/2005/2006, Stadthalle Ludwigslust, Hagenow, Boizenburg, Dönitz, Wismar, Schwerin, Rostock; Germany
• Seat, installation of the sculpture in the lounge of the Video-Forum — Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
• The 2nd International Kansk Video Festival — Kansk, Russia
• Fair Play video contest — PLAY Gallery for Still and Motion Pictures, Berlin, Germany
• Models + Frames 8: Überlebensstrategien für Untrainierte. curator Sabine Winkler, Kunst- und Medienzentrum Adlershof/KMZA, Berlin, Germany
• Different views in & out of Berlin. On the occassion of the project “In-between countries” — Haus der Demokratie & Menschenrechte, Berlin, Germany
• Einige Bemerkungen über den Nutzen wissenschaftlicher und methodologischer Filme — curator Olga Egorova, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
• The 1st International Kansk Video Festival — Kansk, Russia
• Evolutionäre Zellen of the group “finger” — Neue Gesellschaft für Bildene Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany
• Bush Video Night — Open Space Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany
• Pop-Sound-Video, screening — Städtisches Museum Zwickau, Germany
• Stardust Deluxe. Kunstaktionen zur Popkultur — Lisa Lounge / Villa Elisabeth, Berlin, Germany