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Azadeh Fatehrad

Azadeh Fatehrad (b.1981, Tehran) is an artist and researcher currently based at the Photography Programme of the Royal College of Art, London. Her research engages with the feminist history of Iran from 1909 to the present. In September 2018, she took on a lectureship post in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds.

Her projects explore still and moving image archives investigating the ways in which the feminist movement has been expanded among urban middle class women in her home country of Iran. Fatehrad has exhibited her work internationally in London, Vancouver, New York and Tehran.


Exhibition: Iran’s Women’s Movement – On the Archive of Sadiqe Dowlatabadi

An exhibition on the emergence of the women’s movement in Iran, at the beginning of the 20th century. Curated by Azadeh Fatehrad