Installation view "Sirous Namazi – Wellfare Fare Well", The Nordic Pavillion, Venice Biennale 2007

Sirous Namazi

Sirous Namazi was born in 1970 in Kerman, Iran. He lives and works in Stockholm. In 2018 he participated in the Athens Biennale: ANTI, two years earlier (2016) he took part in the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale and in 2007 he represented Sweden (with Jakob Dahlgren) at the 52nd Venice Biennial in the Nordic Pavilion. He has had solo exhibitions at Lidköpings konsthall and Örebro konsthall (2018), Fundació Joan Miró (Espai 13), Barcelona (2010), Lunds Konsthall (2009) and Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2003). In 2019 he was awarded the Stockholm City Culture Award in Art and previously the the Gannevik Art Prize in 2014, the Edstrandska Award in 2012, the Ljunggrenska Konstnärspriset in 2003 and the Carnegie Art Award (Best Emerging Young Artist) in 2006. The Carnegie Art Award exhibition toured extensively internationally. Recently he participated in group exhibitions at Tartu Art Museum, Tallin (2019), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2017), Magasin III, Stockholm (2015), Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen (2014), Göteborgs Konstmuseum (2011), Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Étienne Metropole (2009), among others.

Metropolis, 2019, birch plywood, 172 x 172 x 200 cm, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm

Sketch for a Tent, 2019, carbon fiber rods, 3D print PLA plastic, 155 x 160 x 158 cm

Metropolis III, 2018, steel and lacquer, ø 120 cm

Installation view "Sirous Namazi – Twelve Thirty", Galerie Nordenhake Berlin 2015

Carpet, 2014, printed saxony carpet, 21 x 220 x 320 cm

Refigerator, 2015, polyurethane, valchromat, PLA-plastic, lacquer, 143 x 80 x 80 cm

Leaning Horizontal, 2012, supermarket shelving, supermarket products, 180 x 249 x 94 cm

Patterns of Failure, 2013, epoxy glue, porcelain, 197 x 37 x 37 cm

Untitled (Collage Sculpture), 2012, aluminium, digital printed adhesive foil, 154 x 72 x 58 cm

Untitled (Modules), 2012, iron, enamel paint, 175 x 173 x 42 cm

Untitled, 2012, mechanical wall structure (dry-rock sheets, metal wall studs, wall paint, 2x motors and related mechanics, motion detector), 240 x 281 x 28 cm and 240 x 261 x 28 cm

Installation view "Sirous Namazi – Wellfare Fare Well", The Nordic Pavillion, Venice Biennale 2007

Sign, 2003, aluminium, anodized sheet aluminium,16 spotlights, 402 x 359 x 78 cm

Periphery, 2002, aluminium, wood, corrugated sheet metal, parabolic antenna, 150 x 220 x 190 cm