Prof Mitra Tabrizian

mitra tabrizian is an artist, film maker and professor of photography, teaches on the MA Photography Arts programme and supervises practice based PhD work.

tabrizian’s  photographic work has been exhibited and published widely and is represented in major international museums and public collections.  Solo shows include, Tate Britain (2008)- Moderna Mussset, Stockholm, (2006)- Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, (2004) - BBK, Bilbao, Spain (2004) -Museum of Folkwang, Essen, (2003) amongst others. She has also exhibited at the Venice Biennale, Iranian pavilion (2015).

Her short films have been screened at premier film festivals including, Berlin and Toronto. Her debut feature ‘Ghoalm’, with Shahab Hosseini, the recipient of the grand jury prize for Best Actor at Cannes (2016), will be released in UK in Feb/March 2018.



2013    Royal Academy ‘Rose Award for Photography’

2005    AHRC, Research Leave Grant

            The Arts Council, UK

2004    AHRC Grants in the Creative & Performing Arts

            The Arts Council Uk                 

2003    AHRB Innovation Awards


  • Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media