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Zanjir (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Mahmoodian, A. Zanjir. [Gallery presentation of photobook]. 17 January 2023 - 24 January 2023. (Unpublished)

Following the tremendous success of the relaunch of major exhibitions in September with Still I Rise, Arnolfini are delighted to present Angelica Mesiti’s ASSEMBLY and Bristol-based artist Amak Mahmoodian’s Zanjir, as part of the Winter/Spring 2020 p... Read More about Zanjir.

Zanjir (2020)
Exhibition / Performance
Mahmoodian, A. Zanjir. [Photography]. Exhibited at Arnolfini. 18 January 2020 - 22 March 2020. (Unpublished)

Amak Mahmoodian’s Zanjir (Translation: “chain”) explores complex ideas about identity, home, exile and family. Building on a photobook of the same name, the exhibition will be the first complete gallery presentation of the project, bringing it into a... Read More about Zanjir.

Zanjir (2019)
Mahmoodian, A. (2019). Zanjir. (1). Denmark: RRB Photobooks / IC Visual Lab

Zanjir is a conversation imagined between the artist Amak Mahmoodian (1980-present) and the Persian princess and memoirist Taj Saltaneh (1883 - 1936). In Zanjir, Amak Mahmoodian draws on imagery from King name's collection from the 19th Century held... Read More about Zanjir.

Shenasnameh (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Mahmoodian, A. Shenasnameh. [Photography]. Exhibited at RPS Gallery, Tokyo. 15 July 2017 - 30 July 2017. (Unpublished)

Shenasnameh was presented as a solo exhibition at the RPS Gallery, Tokyo.

Shenasnemeh (2016)
Mahmoodian, A. (2016). Shenasnemeh. ICVL Studio / RRB Publishing

Six years ago, I was waiting in a reception room, holding the birth certificates of my mother and me. We looked similar in our ID photographs. That same day my fingerprint was fixed next to my image, and my mother’s fingerprint next to her image. Des... Read More about Shenasnemeh.