Rokni Haerizadeh (born 1978, Tehran)



2019                     The Rain Doesn’t know Friends from Foes, collective exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Frye Art Museum, Seattle

2018                     Night of Another Spring, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, In Situ Fabienne Leclerc, Paris

                            Forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, curated by Abaseh Mirvali,                                                        Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Turin

                            From Sea to Dawn, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

2017                     The Maids, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona

2015                     The Birthday Party, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston

                            Those Who Love Spiders, and Let Them Sleep in Their Hair, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Den Frie Centre of                                                        Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

                            All the Rivers Run Into The Sea. Over. / Copy. Yet, The Sea Is Not Full. Over., a collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam

                            Rahmanian, 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

                            The Fall, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

                             I won't wait for grey hairs and worldly cares to soften my views, Callicoon Fine Arts, New York

                             Slice A Slanted Arc Into Dry Paper Sky, collaborative show with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Kunsthalle, Zurich

2014                      The Exquisite Corpse Shall Drink the New Wine, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde,                                                       Dubai

2012                      I Put It There You Name It, collaborative exhibition with Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

2009                      Oh Victory! You Forgot Your Underwear, B21 Gallery, Dubai

2008                      Tehran 206, Ave Gallery, Tehran

                              Gol Andam and Bad Hijab, solo, Gallerist, Istanbul

2007                      The Donkey, the Pagan, the Bride, and Others, solo, B21 Gallery, Dubai

                              Within and Without, NoMoreGrey Gallery, Iranian Contemporary Art, London

                             Wishes and Dreams, Iranian New Generation Emerges Meridian, International Center, Touring exhibition

2006                      Dolme, Golestan Gallery, Tehran
                             Paintings and Drawings by Rokni Haerizadeh, The Third Line, Dubai

2005                      Khosrow and Shirin, Day gallery, Tehran

2004                      Paintings by Rokni Haerizadeh, The Third Line, Dubai



2019                      On the Fringes of Identity, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Lissone (MAC), Italy (Upcoming)

                             Journey of a Thousand Miles, curated by Hilde Teerlinck and Eduardo Carrera R, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de                                     Quito, Ecuador

                             On the Fringes of Identity, Museo Storico dell Città di Lecce (MUST), Italy

                             Popular Culture & The City, Manarat Al Sadiyat, Abu Dhabi

                             Homeless Souls, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

                             The Warmth of Other Suns, The Phillips Collection in partnership with the New Museum, Washington DC

                             Get Together and Get Things Done, curated by Clare Gannaway, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

                             Media Networks, curated by Helen Sainsbury, Tate Modern, London 

2018                      Busan Biennial 2018, Busan, South Korea

                             Punk Orientalism, Curated by Sara Raza, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Canada

                             Letters to a Young Muslim, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi

2017                      The Restless Earth, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan                                                                                             

                             Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play, National Pavilion of United Arab Emirates, 57th Venice Biennale

                             Speak, Lokal, Kunsthalle, Zurich

                             The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence,Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

                             Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

2016                      Social Calligraphies, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

                             Domestic Affairs: Reshaped, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

                             9th Liverpool Biennial: Festival of Contemporary Art, Liverpool

                             But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, Guggenheim, New York

                             Condo, collaborative exhibition with Callicoon Fine Arts and Rodeo, London

2015                      Global Positioning Systems, Perez Art Museum, Miami

                             Life in an Animated World, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York

                             Nice Drawings, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

2014                      One Torino, Shit and Die, Palazzo Cavour, Torino

                             Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York

2013                      Carnegie International 2013, Pittsburgh

2011                      THE STATE: The Coming Insurrection, Traffic, Dubai

                             Big Brother, L’Artiste Face aux Tyrans, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard

                             About Painting, abc art berlin contemporary, Berlin

2010                      Fictionville, Sharjah Biennial

                             Be Crowned with Laurel in Oblivion, Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

                             There Goes the Neighbourhood, B21 Gallery, Dubai

                             Raad-o-Bargh, 17 Artists from Iran, Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

                             Unveiled, New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London

2008                      Looped and Layered, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

2006                      Haft Negah, Niavaran Creation Centre, Tehran
                             Iranian art today, Museum fur Neue Kunst, Freiburg
                             Drawing facing Design, Homa Gallery, Tehran

                              What film, Azad Gallery, Tehran

2005                      Beijing Painting Biennale

                              Mah Gallery, Tehran

                              Second Generation, Assar art Gallery, Tehran
                             Gardens of Iran, Tehran Contemporary Museum of Art, Tehran

                             4 Young Painters, Day Gallery, Tehran

2003                      Lucky Charms, Golestan Gallery, Tehran

                             On the Road, various public places in Tehran

2002                      Environmental Art Exhibition, Polour

                              Atashzad Gallery (Sajadeha), Tehran

2001                      Golestan Gallery, Tehran

2000                      Mural, German Embassy, Tehran

                              Elahe Gallery, Tehran



2017                      Officine Grandi Riparazioni – OGR Award

2015                      Fundació Han Nefkens/MACBA Award

2003                      Second Prize at the Tehran Painting Biennial



Frye Art Museum, Washington

Fondazione CRT, Torino

Guggenheim, New York

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

Tate Modern, London

Rosenblum Collection, Paris

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

Charles Saatchi Collection, London

JP Morgan Collection, New York

Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi

British Museum, London

Francois Pinault Collection, Paris

Rubell Family Collection, Florida

Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing

Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane



2018                    forgive me distant wars for bringing flower home, 2018, Officine Grandi Riparazioni (OGR), Turin

2016                    Her Majesty?, 2016, Edition Patrick Frey, ISBN 9783836535182

2015                    Ramin Haerizadeh Rokni Haerizadeh Hesam Rahmanian, 2015, Mousse Publishing, ISBN 9788867491353

2014                    Fictionville, 2014, Koenig Books, ISBN 9783863354961