Arefeh Riahi

Arefeh Riahi (1979)


Arefeh Riahi (b. 1979, Tehran) is a visual artist and researcher currently based in The Hague. Her performances, videos, installations, drawings, texts and paintings take up questions of archiving and anarchiving, undecidability, body and space potentialities, relation to power, censorship, translatability, and the multiplicity of interpretation. Her work has been exhibited at the Silk Road Gallery (Tehran, Iran), Cinema Museum (Tehran, Iran), Gallery Isabelle Van den Eynde (Dubai, UAE), Sesc Vila Mariana (Sao Paulo, Brazil), the 13th Delhi Photo Festival (India), Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY), 1646 Project Space (The Hague, NL), Gemak (The Hague, NL), The Peace Palace (The Hague, NL) Gallery Nouvelle Images (The Hague, NL) and REDCAT; Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (Los Angles, CA). She is a graduate of the Azad University, Tehran, and Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag. Un/folding Interventions is generously supported by AFK Amsterdam and Stroom, Den Haag.