M :: Mahroo Movahedi


Mahroo Movahedi ist Preisträgerin des YOUNG ART AWARDS < 33, 2016

Mahroo Movahedi is a visual artist from Isfahan, Iran. She received her bachelor and MFA from Iran in painting and Master transdisciplinaryarts at (ZHDK)Art university of zurich in Switzerland.

She uses painting, printmaking and photography as her medium for her artworks that usually helps her in creating new ideas. With an outstanding eye for color and texture, she employs these two elements as the most notable factors in her artworks.Her ideas comes from her imagination and intuition. She is always fascinated by blending traditional and modern.Another part of her work focused on collage techniques and make it possible for her to go into the mixed-media.

Due to her move to Switzerland she has entered into the interdisciplinary arts areas that has opened a new chapter in her artworks.Mahroo explores themes of culture, landscape and language questioning the notion of identity and sense of belonging.The audio-visual elements of her work shift in the shapes of documentary-experimental style.Mahroo movahedi engages with the representation(s) of self and other through the lens of her experience of living in and between different spaces, cultures and languages.

She is the winner of Young art Award 2016 at Ute Barth Gallery in Zurich and she participated and exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions during her profession in Iran and Switzerland.

 Mahroo Movahedi ‚narrative stones‘ 2019

Artikel von Swissinfo Herbst 2020



Solo Exhibition

„Memory Update“  in Steindruck Atelier Wolfensberger, Zurich

„Time and space” in Kunstfroum Raifeissen Winterthur
“Life in Between” in Gallery 1, Toni Areal, Zurich,Switzerland

“Creating the third space” in Zurich

Group Exhibitions 

„Works on Paper“, Art Forum Ute Barth, Zurich

„Stories“, Art Forum Ute Barth, Zurich

„Young Art Award“ Exhibition at the Gallery Ute Barth, Zurich

“Fishing Reality” exhibition at Kunstkommission in Rathaus Aarau
Participating in the exhibition Gender identities in Show room in Toni Areal, Zurich

Guck mal Günther, Art festival in Lenzburg
Art curator assistant and member of research team at Museum Bärengasse in Zurich
“what we see and make seen” collaboration between Zurich and Hong Kong at Bärengase Museum
“Show room” in Dittinghaus Zurich

“something about to happen” in Prague

National festival of photography in Mashhad


Honors & Awards

Nominated Award to „Biannual Young art Award“ exhibition at Ute Barth Gallery, Zurich

Internships awarded at THOMI WOLFENSBERGER Lithographey

Internships awarded inFOA-FLUX Institute in Zürich

“My Heterotopia” collection,has published at pipeline issue 49 in Hong Kong

Ranked 1st in MA project of painting

Winner of the medal for the best work from Esfahan one-day Gifted student of Art

University of Isfahan Winner of the medal, tablet and award ranked 2nd in the Third cultural and Artistic festival of Saghalayn, Isfahan, Iran