Gohar Dashti


Current and Upcoming Exhibitions


  • “Land/s”, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto (CA) / June-Sep 2021
  • “Blues”, Ingrid Deuss Gallery, Antwerp (BE) / July 9-Sep 4, 2021

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020 “Land/s”, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ (US)
  • 2020 “Beyond Seas and Trees”, Officine Dell’Immagine Gallery, Milan (IT)
  • 2020 “Dissonance”, West Vancouver Art Museum, Vancouver (CA)
  • 2018 “Fragile, Handle with Care”, Officine Dell’Immagine Gallery, Milan (IT)
  • 2017 “Home”, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 “Gohar Dashti, Photos 2017”, Robert Klein Gallery at Ars Libri, Boston (US)
  • 2016 “Gohar Dashti, Selected Works”, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, Florida (US)
  • 2016 “Limbo”, Officine Dell’Immagine Gallery”, Milan (IT)
  • 2016 “Stateless”, Robert Klein Gallery at Ars Libri, Boston (US)
  • 2015 “Gohar Dashti 2015”, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2014 “Iran, Untitled”, Robert Klein Gallery at Ars Libri, Boston (US)
  • 2013 “Inside Out”, Officine Dell’Immagine Gallery, Milan (IT)
  • 2012 “Volcano”, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2011 “Slow Decay”, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2010 “Me, She and the others”, Centre d’art Passerelle, Brest (FR)

Selected Group Exhibitions


  • “The Female Side of the Moon”, Galerie Z22, Berlin (DE)


  • “Reimagining Home, Photographs by Bahman Jalali and Gohar Dashti”, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (US)
  • “Complex Terrain(s)”, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI (US)
  • “In Transit”, Stadtgalerie, Saarbrücken (DE)
  • “Contemporary Iranian Art & The Historical Imagination”, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, CVPA Campus Gallery, Dartmouth (US)
  • “In Transit: from Home to where?”, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork (IE)
  • “Factory 03”, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran (IR)


  • “My Iran: Six Women Photographers”, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, The Smithsonian Museum, Washington D.C. (US)
  • “How the Light Gets in. Migration in Contemporary Art”, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY (US)
  • “She Who Tells a Story”, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC (US)
  • “Somewhere in Between”, Boras Museum of Modern Art, Boras (SE)
  • “In Transit: from Home to Where?”, San Diego State University Downtown Gallery, San Diego, CA (US)
  • “Silent Narrative”, Yinchuan Museum of Contemporary Art, Yinchuan City, Ningxia Hui (CN)
  • “Memory and Resilience”, Fotomuseo (National Photographic Museum of Colombia), Bogotá (CO)
  • “Presence of Being”, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA (US)
  • “In Transit”, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA (US)
  • “Beyond Borders”, Boghossian Foundation-Villa Empain, Brussels (BE)
  • “In Transit”, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA (US)


  • “The Shapes of Birds: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa”, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI (US)
  • “No Time”, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts (MFA), San Francisco, CA (US)
  • “In Transit: from Home to Where?”, Blue Sky Gallery/Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Portland (US)
  • “Burnt Generation: Contemporary Iranian Photography”, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS (US)
  • “Asian Contemporary Photography”, Museo Quinta Trabucco, Buenos Aires (AR)
  • “Post-Conflict: Reframing a Dialogue”, GetxoPhoto International Image Festival, Getxo (ES)
  • 360° Festival, Panorama of Transcultural Photography, Dijon (FR)
  • “Factory 01”, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • “Miradas Paralelas”, The Center Federico García Lorca, Granada (ES)
  • “The Pavilion of Exile 03”, French Institute of Saint-Louis, Galerie du Fleuve, Dakar (SN)


  • “She Who Tells a Story”, Canadian War Museum, Ottawa (CA)
  • “We Shout and Shout, but No one Listens: Art from Conflict Zones”, Center for Art on Migration Politics (CAMP), Copenhagen (DK)
  • “Prelude to a Landscape”, Carlos Carvalho Gallery, Lisbon (PT)
  • “Waste Lands”, San Telmo Museum, San Sebastian (ES)
  • “Iran: Year 38”, Les Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Église Sainte-Anne, Arles (FR)
  • “16th DongGang International Photo Festival”, DongGang Museum of Photography, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (KR)
  • “Performance of Identity”, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, Ballarat (AU)
  • “Transition”, Chobi Mela IX Photography Festival, Dhaka (BD)
  • “Miradas Paralelas”, Barjola Museum, Gijón (ES)


  • “She Who Tells a Story”, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C. (US)
  • “Time is Out of Joint”, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (IT)
  • “Burnt Generation”, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (US)
  • “Stateless”, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Art Gallery, Dartmouth (US)
  • “Miradas Paralelas” , Conde Duque Cultural Center, Madrid (ES)
  • “We are From Somewhere, but Where are We Going?”, The 6th Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu (KR)
  • “In Between/In Transit”, Image Gallery, Aarhus (DK)
  • “Waste Lands”, Es Baluard Museum, Palma de Mallorca (ES)


  • “A History of Photography : Series and Sequences”, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (UK) 
  • “She Who Tells a Story”, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg (US) 
  • “The War Which is Coming is Not the First One. Great War 1914-2014”, Modern and Contemporary Art Museum (MART), Rovereto (IT)
  • “Self: Portraits of Artists in their Absence”,National Academy Museum, NY (US)
  • “She Who Tells a Story”, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, California (US) 
  • “Burnt Generation”, The Military Museums, Calgary (CA) 
  • “Unfamiliar Asia – The Second Beijing Photo Biennial”, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing (CH)
  • “Cherchez l’erreur”, The Institut des Cultures d’islam, Paris (FR)
  • “Iran”, Australian Center for Photography, Sydney (AU)


  • “Post Portrait”, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose (US)
  • “Disasters of War”, Louvre-Lens Museum, Lens (FR)
  • “Holding Cohesion”, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere (FI)
  • “Burnt Generation”, Somerset House, London (UK) 
  • “The Body as the Archive”, Centre Photographique d’lle de France (CPIF), Pontault Combault (FR)
  • “The Other and Me”, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah (AE)
  • “Voice of Tacitness”, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong (HK)
  • “Foto Istanbul”, Public Space, Istanbul (TR)


  • “She Who Tells a Story; Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World”, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (US)
  • “About Face: Contemporary Portraiture”, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (US)
  • “Echoes: Islamic Art and Contemporary Artists”, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (US)
  • “Everyday Life: 2013 Asian Art Biennial”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung (TW)
  • “All You Need Is LOVE”, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (JP)
  • “SubTehran: Subjective Truth from Iran”, Center of Contemporary art, Tbilisi (GE)
  • “The Eye is a Lonely Hunter-Images of Humankind, A selection from the 4th Fotofestival”, Fotogalleriet, Oslo (NO)


  • “History is Mine!”, Le Printemps de Septembre Festival, Toulous (FR) 
  • “Festival Images”, Vevey (CH)
  • “Ce n’est pas du sang, c’est du rouge”, White Project Gallery, Paris (FR)
  • “The Eye is a Lonely Hunter-Images of Humankind, A selection from the 4th Fotofestival”, Grimmuseum, Berlin (DE)
  • “The Elephant in the Dark”, Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon (IN)