BIOGRAPHY

Navid Azimi Sajadi was born in Tehran, Iran 1982. He gained a bachelor of art in painting from Tehran Art and Architecture University in 2005. The same year he moved to Rome. In Italy he has graduated from Accademia di Belli Arti di Roma, in 2009. He was awarded the Amedeo Modigliani Foundation prize in year 2009. He gained his Master of Fine Art in Multi Media Sculpture in year 2013 from Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, and in the same year He has been invited to the 9th Shanghai Biennale . Since 2014 he has worked extensively as an artist with organisations in Iran, Italy and Turkey. He currently resides in Rome.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017- Transmogrifies, A01 Gallery, curated by Marina Guida, Naples, Italy

2014- ODDO, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013- XXcrossing over, Palazzo Bevilacqua, curated by Olivia Spatola & Eli Sassoli De Bianchi, Bologna, Italy
2013- Serafini della tortura, Studio Eos, (in collaboration with Donatella Spaziani, Piero Varoni), Rome, Italy
2012- Camouflage, Contemporary Concept Galley, curated by Olivia Spatola Bologna, Italy
2012- OlcayArt Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 - M.U.S.P.A.C(Museo sperimentale arte contemporanea), curated by Martina Sconci, Aquila, Italy
2011- Ottagono, Xenia 2011 featured artist( Elena Petruzzi collection), Pescara, Italy
2009 - False Flags, Azad Art Gallery,Tehran, Iran
2008- PH7 Art Gallery, Rome, Italy
2005 - Azad art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Group Exhibitions

2017- Corpŭs, curated by Marina Guida, Saccigallery, Saviano (NA), Italy                                                                                                                                                                            2017- Trenta3 speaking in Vinyl, Rosso20sette arte contemporanea, Rome, Italy                                                                                                                                                                2016- Cica Museum international art contest, Gimpo, south Korea                                                                                                                                                                                2016- 25 Libri 25 Artisti, Studio Eos, Roma, Italy                                                                                                                                                                                                                2016-  ICA Biennale(peace on paper), Niavaran art center, Tehran, Iran
2016- Mardamard, Lajevardi art foundation. Tehran, Iran
2015- Hybridization, Madder Red & Amir Mohtashemi Gallery, curated by Dalya Islam & Farah Hakemi, London, UK
2015- Museo Bilotti Ruggi d'Aragona,  New permanent collection opening, Rende (CS), Italy
2015- Prospettive dal Vicino Oriente, Curated by Aldo Iori, LEONESIA Fondazione Vittorio Leonesio, Puegnago del Garda, Italy
2015- Senza centro né periferia, La Nuova Pesa Contemporary art center, Rome, Italy
2015- Centrefold Project: Spring of recession, Sazmanab Contemporary Center, Curated by Reza Aramesh and Sohrab Kashani, Tehran, Iran
2015- Confusion, Temple University, curated by Helia Hamedani, Rome, Italy
2014- Recalling The Future( post revolutionary Iranian Art ), Brunei Gallery, curated by Aras Amiri, London, GB
2014- The Rose and Nightingale, curated by Maneli Keykawousi, Jamm Gallery, Dubai
2013- Speaking from the heart, curated by Shaheen Merali, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, NL

2013- Artisti Nomadi, curated by Helia Hamedani, MACRO Factory(ex mattatoio di Roma), Rome, Italy
2013- Casa delle letterature Roma, Rome, Italy
2013 -Contemporary Istanbul, Olcayart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 -The 9th Shanghai Biennale, Tehran pavilion, Shanghai, China

2012 -Special preview of emerging Iranian art, Buhl & Amin collection, New York, USA
 2012- ArtBeirut, Azad Art Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2012- Iralia, (dialog tra culture visive), curated by Bruno Cora & Helia Hamedani, Antico municipal per l'arte contemporanea, San Donato Val di Comino, Italy

2012 -Contemporary istanbul, Olcayart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2012 - Artbeat istanbul, Olcayart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2011- Eyes on Asia, curated by Martina Massarente, Castello D'Albertis(Museo dell culture del mondo), Genova, Italy

2011 -The Iranian Weltanschauung, curated by Shahin Meralli, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany
2011 -ArtBeatIstanbul, OlcayArt Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2011 -AL-GHAIB, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah, UE

2011 -MOP CAP 2011 Shortlist exhibition at Traffic gallery, Dubai
2010 - Barakat, STUX Gallery, Curated by Gaia Serena Simionati, New York,USA

2010 - Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy

2010 - In & Out, Project B Gallery, Milan, Italy
2009 - Tawassol, Galleria Artericambi, Curated by Gaia Serena Simionati, Verona, Italy

2009 - The International Roaming Biennial of Tehran, Belgrade, Serbia
2009 - Far From Where We Came, Aran Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2009 - Palazzo Taverna Modigliani Institut Archives Le`gales Paris, Rome, Imprendi l arte Art Prize , Rome, Italy
2009 - La Vie en Noir, Museum (of via ostiense) Porta San Paolo, Presented by Dario Evola and Ariel Dumont, Rome, Italy
2008 - The International Roaming Biennial of Tehran, Urban Jealousy, Berlin, Germany

2008 - Palazzo Venezia (Sala del Mappamondo), L`arte di amare l`arte, curated by Fondazione Citta Italia, Rome, Italy
2008 - Kyo Art Gallery, curated by Antonella Pisilli, Viterbo, Italy
2006 - The 4th International Biennial of the Islamic World, Tehran, Iran

2006 - Villa Celimontana , Festival Jazz di Roma, Galleria Stella, Rome, Italy
2005 – Iranian artist's Forum gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

COLLECTIONS

Bilotti Museum of Contemporary Art, Rende, Italy
Cosenza Museum of Contemporary Art,  Cosenza, Italy
MUS.P.A.C (Museo Sperimentale D`arte Contemporanea), Aquila, Italy
Mario Diana Foundation, Caserta, Italy
BIC Lazio(Business innovation center) collection, Rome, Italy                                                                                                                                      

 Modigliani Foundation Paris-Rome, Rome, Itay

 Elena Petruzzi collection, Pescara, Italy

 

 

 

Publications

2009-Navid Azimi Sajadi ( Catalogue of solo show), Publisher: Edizione Carte Segreta, Modigliani Foundation Paris-Rome, Rome, Italy

2011-Al Ghaib,aesthetics of the disappearance, Author: G.S.Simionati, Publisher: Silvana Editoriale

2013-Contemporary Iranian Art: New Perspectives, Author: Hamid Keshmir Shekan, Publisher: Saqi Books, London, United Kingdom

2012-Camouflage( solo show catalogue), Author: Shaheen Merali, Publisher: Olcay editions

2012-Re activation, 9th Shanghai Biennale Catalogue, Publisher: The Power Station of Art | 上海當代藝術博物館 , Shanghai, China

2014-Recalling The Future( post revolutionary Iranian Art ), Author: Aras Amiri, Publisher: Nazar art publisher

2015-BoCs art for contemporary museum of Cosenza, Author: Albertro Dambroso, Publisher: Casa Editrice Manfredi

2015-Wunderkammer Museo Bilotti, Author: G.Covelli, Publisher: Vertigo Cosenza

2015-ICA Biennale peace on paper, Author: M.Farahani, Publisher: ICA Tehran

2016- Percorsi d'arte in Italia, Author: V.le Pera/G.di Genova, Publisher: Rubbettino Editore, Cosenza, Italy