Sanaz Sohrabi (Tehran.1988) University of Tehran (BFA, 2011), School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA, 2014). Awarded residencies include: SOMA Summer School Mexico City(2017), Est-Nord-Est résidence d'artistes(2016), Vermont Studio Center (2015) and Chicago Artist coalition Bolt Program (2014–2015), among others. Exhibitions, festivals, and screenings include: Videonale 16 Bonn, Fiva 06 Buenos Aires (first prize for short film), Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival 2017, Images festival 2017 Toronto, Transart Triennale 16, Berlin and Expo Chicago 2013, 6018 North Gallery in Chicago, among others. She has taught at the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University and co-directs Tamaas online journal on arts and politics, an online platform of non-simulation and public speaking, a space for declaration of thoughts, desires and where urgencies manifest. For updates please visit and


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