Biography

Farzane Ghadyanloo is a street, travel and fine art photographer based in Tehran, Iran. Born in Karaj in 1989, Farzane graduated from Fatemie high school in 2008, concentrating in Humanities. Afterwards she started her bachelor degree in Directing and graduated in 2013.

Growing up in a crowded and effervescent family, she stumbled upon the image of a documentary movie of the family reunions. While shaping the image, she found herself with a potential photo series, later called “Thursdays”, the day of the week her family gather around like a ritual. Pursuing her craving for the beauty of the reality, she composed a series called “Tehran Street Carpet”, capturing moments of pedestrians. Descending more into the concept, she embarked upon a new project “Tehran Night Life”, centralizing the vision at homeless people sleeping on buses. Merging her different artistic views, she created a series of nature photos called “The Drowned” also some portraits and self-portraits.

In April 2014 she had a solo exhibition of her first photo series in Arte gallery in Tehran. Afterwards she continued to exhibit her other body of works in different group galleries in Tehran including Silkroad, Mehrva, Igreg, Hepta and Ariana and abroad; such as The Mine in Dubai, Ankara Art Fair, Fotohof in Salzburg, Portland, Budapest, Kuala lampur , Madrid, Rotterdam, etc.