Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions:

11 November - 27 November 2016 Parallel Looks; Spain and Iran, Group show, Silkroad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

21 October - 4 December 2016 Solo show, Atlas Sztuki Art Gallery, Lodz, Poland

9 September - 18 December 2016 Yinchuan Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan (MOCA Yinchuan), China

Upcoming Events:

2016 Magnum Photography Awards Jury

22 June, 2016 Opening of the Exhibition at The O.P.E.N., Singapore International Festival of Arts

29 June, 2016 Artist Talk, Singapore International Festival of Arts

2 July, 2016 Artist Talk, Singapore International Festival of Arts

14-16 September, 2016 Artist Talk, VeerStichting, The Netherlands

2016 Mass Individualism: A form of multitude, Ab/Anbar Gallery, Tehran

Previous Exhibitions:

8 April - 31 July, 2016 She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, USA

2016 New Magnum Photograpohers Exhibition in London

Awards:
2016 Shortlisted for the BMW Art Journey
2016 Shortlisted for the Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards for the Best Photography Book
2016 Picture of the Year Award, First Place Feature Story
2015 Principal Prince Claus Award
2014 Fifth laureate of the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award
2009 Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize Finalist, United Kingdom
2007 Inge Morath Award, Finalist, Magnum Photo Agency, New York, United States
2006 Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006 Still Photography Award from the All Roads Film Project, National Geographic, Washington, D.C, USA
2003 Runner-up in Picture of the Year International Competition, Magazine Feature Category, National Press Photographers Association and Missouri School of Journalism, USA


Exhibitions:
Ab/ Anbar Art Gallery MASS INDIVIDUALISM: A FORM OF MULTITUDE 15 APR 2016 - 27 MAY 2016 Tehan_ Iran
2016 Magnum Photos: Newest Nominees, Milk Gallery, New York
2016 Art Basel Hong Kong - Newsha Tavakolian: Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album, Thomas Erben Gallery
2016 I know why the rebel sings, Solo exhibition at Prince Claus Fund Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 30, 2015 - 4 March 2016
2016 Lacma Exhibition, Los Angeles, USA, January 24 - ongoing
2015 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, May 9 - 22 November
2015 Blank Pages at Saatchi Gallery London, England, November 18 - 3 January
2015 Blank Pages at Chapelle des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France, May 13 - 7June
2015 Blank Pages at East Wing Gallery Dubai, UAE, July 2 - 3 September
2014 Look Exhibition at Somerset House, London, England, April 10 - 1 June
2013 Listen & The Day I Became a Woman, LACMA, Los Angeles, USA
2013 Listen, Group show, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
2013 Look, Solo show, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York City, USA
2013 Look/Listen, Bildmuseet Contemporary Art and Visual Culture, Umea, Sweden 
2013 Look, Solo show, Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013 Mothers of Martyrs, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
2013 Maria Series, Mark Hachem Gallery, Art Paris, Paris, France
2012 Listen, Paris Photo, Paris, France
2012 Maria Series, III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
2012 Maria Series, Mark Hachem Gallery, The Other Resurrection Show, Beirut, Lebanon
2012 British Museum, Hajj, Journey of a Lifetime, London, United Kingdom
2012 May Your Wish Come True, Gonzalez Hulshof Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
2012 Listen, Solo show, “Otto Gallery, Florence, Italy.
2012 Somehow, Somewhat In The middle of Things, Lhgwr Gallery, The Hague, The Netherlands
2012 Listen, Art Dubai, Aaran Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2012 Listen, The Empty Quarter Fine Art Gallery, Women on the Verge, Dubai, UAE
2011 Listen, Margins at 7th Photo, Biennial Poznan, Poland
2011 Listen, The Third Line Gallery, Snail Fever, Video and Pictures, Dubai, UAE
2011 Listen, Solo show, LA Caja Blanca Gallery, Palma de Majorca, Spain 
2011 Listen, The Empty Quarter Fine Art Gallery in Menasart Fair, Beirut, Lebanon
2011The Day I Became a Woman, Nicolas Silin Gallery, Paris, France
2011 Listen, Jakob Church, Solo show, Oslo, Norway
2011 Listen, Morono Kiang Gallery, group show, My super Hero, Los Angeles, USA 
2011 Listen, Solo show,Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2010 Black or White, Gallery Verso, Group Show, Turin, Italy
2010 No More Bad Girls, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Group show, Vienna, Austria 
2010 Newsha Tavakolian, Thomas Erben Gallery New York, Duo show, New York City, USA
2009 Art Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2009 Chanel and Chador, Side Gallery, Solo show, Newcastle, United Kingdom 
2009 Newsha Tavakolian, Centre Culturel Franco Allemand, Solo show, Karlsruhe, Germany
2009 Iran Inside Out, Chelsea Art Museum, Group Show, New York City,  United States
2008 Made in Tehran: 6 Frauen-Blicke, Cicero Galerie Berlin, Group show, Berlin, Germany
2008 EVE women photographers collective Angkor Photography Festival, Cambodia
2007 EVE women photographers collective slideshow at Visa pour L'image, Perpignan, France
2006 EVE women photographers collective Gijón International Festival of Photojournalism, Gijon, Spain
2005 Mothers of Martyrs, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2002 Women in Iran, Asar Gallery, Group show, Tehran, Iran 
1999 News, Khaneh Gallery, Group show Tehran, Iran 

Books:
Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album
http://www.amazon.com/Blank-Pages-Iranian-Photo-Album/dp/3868285636
She Who Tells a Story – Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World
Kristen Gresh with a foreword by Michket Krifa
MFA Publications
164 pages, 110 color illustrations, $40
http://www.mfa.org/collections/publications/she-who-tells-story

2012 Fifth Pillar, Hajj Pilgrimage, by Newsha Tavakolian, Gilgamesh Publishing House 
2010 A History of Women’s Photographers, by Naomi Rosenblum, Abbeville Press.
2008 Iranian Photography Now, by Rose Issa, Hatje Cantz Verlag
2009 Transit Tehran: Young Iran and Its Inspirations, by Malu Halasa and Maziar Bahari, Garnet Publishing