Azadeh Nilchiani



Installation, Video art

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Born in Iran
Live and work in France


2021, PhD in Musicology, Art and sound studies. Literature, Knowledge and Arts ResearchLaboratory (LISAA), University Gustave Eiffel (Ex: Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée). Title: "Sound installations in urban spaces"
Supervisor: Martin Laliberté, Co-Supervisor: Miguel Almiron.
2014-present, Associate researcher to CCAMAN, LISAA laboratory, EA 4120, Laboratoire derecherche : Littératures, Savoirs et Arts (LISAA), University Gustave Eiffel (ex: Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée).
2018, Summer school "Ecological transition and urban environment, example of the Parisian agglomeration" Organised by OSU ECCE TERRA Labo, Sorbonne UNIVERSITY, CNRS, The French National Center for Scientific Research.
2010, Master 2 Research, Art and Sciences of the recording, "Multimedia and Music", University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée. Title: "Sound installations: sound walks" Supervisor: Martin Laliberté.
2009, Diploma of Musical Studies (DEM) in electroacoustic composition, the National School of Music of Pantin. Professor Christine Groult
2007, Diploma in Art-Space, the National School of Decorative Arts (ENSAD) Paris.
2007, Diploma of art and sound design, the national school of music of Pantin.
2006, Certificate of Music Studies (CFEM) flute, the National School of Music and Dance and Dramatic Arts of Orleans.
2003, Diploma in sculpture, University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts.
1999, High School Diploma in Mathematics and science Farasat High school

Exhibitions, art projects:

2021, Festival l’oeil d’oodaaq 2021, « Eclipsed Body, Nocified Space », curator of program : Parya Vatankhah, a selection of video art by Iranian women artists, Le lieu, Rennes, France. (juillet 2021)
2021. “Le son de l'eau – Iran” from the series "The sound of water", a sound realization within the framework of the international project LISTENING TO THE WORLD by Monica Fantini, Radio France Internationale. (Broadcast on 16/05/2021)
2021. « An ordinary morning in Tehran » a sound project in the framework of a project Each morning of the World, a world soundscape phonographic tour. Curated by Stéphane Marin.(Broadcast on 04/04/2021).
2020. 26e Festival International d’Art vidéo de Casablanca : « Corps confiné, âme libérée », la programmation « My body for your solitude », Curated by Parya Vatankhah, organised by Majid Seddati, Maroc. En ligne. (25- 28 November 2020)
2020. New Media Fest 2020, “WOW Jubilee II”, International programming of “Iranian Women artists, Sensibility against Violence”, Curator : Parya Vatankhah, an intervention in virtual space featuring video art, net art, sound art & associated interviews, (1-29 février 2020).
2019. 25th International Festival of Video Art (FIAV) Casablanca, as a part of the program "Iranian women artists, Sensitivity in the face of violence", Curated by Parya Vatankhah, organized by Majid Seddati. French Institute of Casablanca, Morocco. (22-27 April 2019).
2019. “ Iran from dawn to night”, a sound project in the framework of international project ÉCOUTER LE MONDE by Monica Fantini, Radio France International. (Broadcasted on 16/02/2019)
2017. Showcase in The Laboratory of Excellence in Arts and Human Mediations is part of the “Investments for the future” Arts H2H, Installation : L’ÉVEIL
2017. Festival SIRGA, Església Vella Ginestar, Catalogne, Installation : L’ÉVEIL
2016. International Colloquium Machines. Magie. Médias, le projet Arts trompeurs (Deceptive Arts) Centre Culturel International de Cerisy, Installation : L’ÉVEIL (Août 2016)
2015. Group show, Video art by 19 Iranian women:“NIETZSCHE WAS A MAN”, Pori Art Museum in Finland (Feb 6 - Mai 24, 2015)
2014. Group show, The Other Sky, JAMM art galerie, Dubai, UAE (3 Nov- 4 Dec)
2014. Festival Instants Vidéo Numériques et poétiques, 27e Edition. Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille (novembre 2014)
2014. Group show, vidéo art, Galerie Des Artists, Shiraz, Iran (Juin 2014)
2014. Group show, “Video PERSIArt II” Galerie [.BOX] VIDEOART PROJECT SPACE (Juin 2014)
2014. Group show, Video art by 19 Iranian women:“NIETZSCHE WAS A MAN”, Malmö konsthall's C- salen, Sweden (10 Avril – 1 Juin, 2014)
2014. International video art & performances program: “TIME is Love.7”,GALERIE TALMART, Paris, France (21 Mars 2014)
2014. Group show,installation et sculpture,(Shahr e ghesseh) Galerie Nicolas Flamel ,Paris, France (Mars,Avril 2014)
2014. Group show, vidéo art, 2e Edition Videoartist festival, Ispahan /Iran
2014. Group show, vidéo art, une sélection de Limited access Festival, Mashhad , Iran (Jan-2014)
2014. Group show, vidéo art, maison des artistes, Téhéran, Iran (Jan-2014)
2013. ALWAN 3rd i AWARDS Show, Short films and videos, New York, USA
2013. Exposition collective, Video art by 19 Iranian women:“NIETZSCHE WAS A MAN” Espaço Artes, Multimédia e Performance / Media Arts & Performance Center , Coimbra, Portugal
2013. Exposition collective, “Video PERSIArt”, Chungnam, Corée du Sud
2013. Group show, Museo Ex-Teresa Arte Actual - Mexico City, Video art by 19 Iranian women:“NIETZSCHE WAS A MAN”
2013. The image of the year festival" Tasvir Saal" film, Vidéo et photo contemporain, Téhéran /Iran.
2013. Limited Access Four, Festival for Video, Sound and Performance, Tehran –Iran ( Jan 2013)
2012. International multimedia art festival IMMAF, Yangon, Myanmar, (Oct-2012)
2012. Third Persbook's Winner – Video,Tehran/Iran (Sep-2012)
2012. AVIFF-Art Video Film Festival during the Cannes Film Festival Cannes-France (May 2012)
2011. 24th Les Instants Vidéo art Festival, Marseille, Nov 2011
2011. The Biennale of contemporary art of Issy, Edition 2011, The French Museum of Playing Cards, Issy-les-Moulineaux Sep-Oct 2011
2011. Traverse Video Festival 14th Edition: The Art Proxima, Toulouse / France March 2011
2010. International Festival of Electroacoustic Music Ai-maako, Santiago de Chile 2010
2010. video program "Iranian Glances", Museum of Contemporary Art CAM_Casoria, Naples / Italy 2010
2010. Festival Traverse vidéo13th Edition: « Ça vaut la peine », Toulouse/France 2010
2008. Biennale of Bourges : « les milles univers » Bourges /France 2008
2007. Festival Miden, Municipal Gallérie of Kalamata, Grèce 2007
2006. Group show, Rossini Gallery, 9th District City Hall, Paris March 2006
2003. Group show, Khavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran June 2003

Colloquium and conferences:

2021. 4th International confrence Stereo & Immersive Media, organised by the Early Visual Media Lab, a cross-disciplinary research lab focused on the study and digital mediation of visual media heritage, from the research center CICANT at Lusófona University. Lisboa, Portugal. Paper : « Commutators and urban sonic spaces, Site-specific sound creations » (11-12, 18-19 June 2021), online.
2020. Congress of the International Society for Intermedial Studies. THE INTERMEDIAL WORK OF ART, Conception, Realisation, Performance, Reception, Preservation, Organised by Laboratory LISAA, Université Gustave Eiffel, l’IReMus / la BnF / le CNRS, Sorbonne Université. Paper : « John Giorno's Poetry and Sound Space » (5, 6 November 2020), online.
2019. International Colloquium “Being a Composer, Electroacoustic Music”. Organized by The Research Laboratory of Literature, Knowledge and Arts, PARIS-EST UNIVERSITY, MARNE-LA-VALLÉE in cooperation with the Interdisciplinary Research Circle on Musicians, IReMus-CNRS, SORBONNE UNIVERSITY. Paper "Electroacoustic Composition in Iran". Marigny Theater, Paris.
2019. Round Table, COMPOSER IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Moderator Catherine Deutsch, UNESCO House Paris. (March 2019)
2018. CESSE CONFERENCE, Central European Society for Soundscape Ecology with M. Miguel Almiron. Paper : “Sound art as a medium for ecological awareness” (November 2018)
2017. Conference « Arts & Risks dialogue » LABEX Futurs Urbains , University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée. M. Miguel Almiron, Azadeh Nilchiani (September 2017)
2017. 3 rd International Colloquium (International Society for Intermedial Studies), «Authentique Artifice », University of Montréal, Canada. (May 2017)
2016. 6 rd International Conference STS Italia - Sociotechnical Environments, Dept. of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento, Italy ; with M.Miguel Almiron (Novembre 2016)
2016. International conference Stereo & Immersive Media, Universidade Lusófona | Faculdade de Belas Artes, Universidade de Lisboa- Lisbonne, Portugal.(October 2016)
2016. International Colloquium Machines. Magie. Médias, le projet Arts trompeurs, Centre Culturel International de Cerisy (August 2016)
2016. International conference Besides the Screen 2016. Projection, Geometry, Performance, l'Université de Coventry (July 2016). M.Miguel Almiron, Azadeh Nilchiani
2015. Colloquium “Du théâtre parisien de 1900 à la Coquille à Planètes de Pierre Schaeffer (1944) : mutation du goût sonore avant la musique concrète”, University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée (April 2015)