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Hajar Moradi is a multidisciplinary, visual artist and filmmaker based in Toronto. Her work focuses on feminal narratives, identity, and human relations, expressing them through the mediums of painting, animated film and video art, sculpture, performance, and installations.

 

Awards:

Ontario Art Council |  Media Artists Creation Projects 2017 (Mid-Career and Established)

Index Award 2017 | Finalist in “Digital Activism” Category for “Jensiat” Animated Web Comic

Farhang Film Festival 2015 | Second Prize for “Osyan (Commotion)” Animation

Farhang Film Festival 2014 | First Prize for short animation “Mr. Mean”

 

Education:

2006-2007 Digital Animation, Vijeh School Of Visual Communication, Tehran, Iran

2001-2005 Double Major Bachelor of Fine Arts In Illustration And Visual Communication, Shahed Art University, Tehran, Iran

 

Engagement:

2018 | Juror at Ontario Art Council, Media Artist Creation Project (Mid-Career and Established)

 

Media:

2018 | Interwoven at Bata Shoe Museum By The Medium

2018 | Top five sights at Nuit Blanche Toronto by Ryersonian

 

Selected Exhibitions and Screenings:

2018 | Canada – Nuit Blanch 2018 | Interwoven Performance/Installation at Bata Shoe Museum

2018 | UK – Barnes Film Festival | Creation was Finalist in Short Competition Category

2018 | USA – Harlem International Film Festival 2018 | Official Selection for “Creation”, Short Film

2018 | Italy – Lucca Film Festival & Europa Cinema 2018 | Official Selection for “Creation”, An Animated Short Film

2018 | Italy – River Film Festival 2018 | Official Selection for “Creation” in Short Competition

2018 | Canada – Group art show, Eran gallery at Arta gallery

2015 | USA – Farhang Film Festival

2014 | USA – Farhang Film Festival

2014 | Canada – Chroma and Hue group show, Rebellion gallery

2012 | Canada – Group show, Arta Gallery

2011 | Canada – Group show, 918 Bathurst Gallery

2008 | Russia – Golden Bee 8 poster Biennial

2008 | Greece – Ten Images for Ithaca

2008 | Turkey – Urban Jealousy International Roaming Biennial

2007 | Italy – Good 50×70 Exhibition

2007 | Iran – 9th Tehran International Poster Biennial

2002 | Iran – Group painting exhibition, Haft Samar gallery