Behnam Sadighi (1979 Sari, Iran)
Lives and Works in Tehran, Iran
2008 - B.A. in Photography, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Tehran.

Professional Experience
2019 to Present, Guest Documentary Photography instructor at Fine Art Faculty, University of Tehran, Iran
2018 to Present, Photography instructor at the Rino School, Tehran, Iran
2016-2019 Photo Ediotor at Angah Magazine, Tehran, Iran
2015 Photography instructor
 at the University of Applied Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
2012-2017 Photography instructor at the Professional Photography School, Tehran, Iran
2012-2013 Photography instructor at the 
Tehran Technical Complex, Iran
Photography instructor at the University of Applied Science and Technology, Sari, Iran
2011-2014 Photography instructor at the Free Education Center of Faculty of Fine art, University of Tehran, Iran
2009-2011 Photography instructor at the Mazyar High Education Institute, Nour, Iran
2003-2008 Work as Photojounalist for Culture & Research magazine, Jam E Jam newspaper, Ayandeh No newspaper and Soureh photo Agency

Solo Exhibitions
2014 - The Reminder; The Show Room Gallery, London, UK
2013 - Holidays; Silkroad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2011 - Ekbatan, west of Tehran; Faryad Gallery, Kerman, Iran
2010 - Ekbatan, west of Tehran; Gallery of Hoze Honari, Shiraz, Iran
2010 - Ekbatan, west of Tehran; Gallery of Hoze Honari Guilan, Rasht, Iran
2009 - Ekbatan, west of Tehran; Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2004 - Life in Bam; Gallery of Iranian Artist Forum, Tehran, Iran

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019- Some-Bodies, Curated by Zohreh Deldadeh, Art Gallery at Indian International Center, New Delhi, India
2019 - What If Not Exotic?, Curated by Mahsa Farhadikia, Building Bridges Galley, LA, USA
2019 - Iran Contemporary, Curated by Motahar Amiri, Raskolnikow Galerie, Dresden, Germany
2018 - Only Morning Bird Treasures Flower Garden, Curated by Mehraneh Atashi, Redcat Gallery, LA, Usa
2018 - Behnam Sadighi and Paula Urbano, Linkoping Unversity, Sweden
2017- Is This Time For Art?, Curated by Erik Berggren, Orebro Konsthall, Sweden
2017- Urban Mapping, Curated by Gohar Dashti, Hillyer Art Space, DC, USA

2016 - Iran Contemporary, Curated by Motahar Amiri, Fotohof Gallery, Salzburg, Austria
2016- All Other Passporsts, Curated by Amir Ali Ghasemi, Priject Space, Athena Art Fair, Athena, Greek

2016 - Reality & Fantasy, Mellat Gallery, Tehran, Iran 
2015 - uNclear Deal, The Mine Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2015 - Centerfold Project, Sazmanab, Tehran, Iran
2015 - The Mine Gallery, Dubai, UAE

2014 - Paris Photo; Silk Road Gallery, Paris, France
2014 - Silk Road, Mils Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2014 - The Other and Me, Sharjah Art Museum, UAE

2013 - By Iranian Contemporary Photographers, Mellat Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013 - MOP CAP Finalist Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2013 - MOP CAP Shortlist Exhibition, EFT Towers, Dubai, UAE
2012 - Saba Photo, East Khial and Ayeneh Galleries, Tehran, Iran
2012 - Art takes Times Square, Billboard Presentation; New York, USA 
2011 - Presence, Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2011 - National Museum of Fine Art, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2010 - Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2010 - Photography and Installation; Boomerang Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2008 - Portrait in Photography and Painting; Molaeian Gallery, Babol, Iran
2007 - Self Portrait of Photographers; Gallery of Iranian Photographers Center, Tehran, Iran
2006 - Nowrouz; Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2017 - This Is Us, Not Them, An Outlook on Connections and Disconnections in Iranian Documentary Photography, Ariana Gallery, Tehran, Iran


2015 –
State of Salzburg at Künstlerhaus, Salzburg

2014 – Delfina Foundation, London

Selected Awards
2013 - Winnner of 3rd Magic of Persia Contemprary Art Perize (MOP CAP), London, UK
2012 - 1st prize, 4th Mashhad National Photo Festival, Iran
2011 - 1st prize, 2nd Hamrahan Festival, Rasht, Iran
2010 - Final prize, 3rd Photo Festival of Islamic Azad University, Iran
2009 - 2nd prize, Festival of Iranian Young Cinema Society, Oroumieh, Iran
2008 - 3rd prize, Firouzeh Festival, Tabriz, Iran
2008 - 2nd prize, Black and white Festival, Tehran, Iran
2008 - 3rd prize, Festival of Traveling with Train, Tehran, Iran
2007 - 3rd prize, For Better Life Festival, Tehran, Iran
2007 - 1st prize, Tehran's Film and Photo Festival of Students, Iran
2007 - 1st prize, Environment Contest, Tehran, Iran
2007 - 2nd prize, Health Photo Contest, Iran
2007 - 3rd prize, Documentary Photo Contest of Iran, Isfahan
2006 - Honorable Mention, Kaveh Golestan Press Photo Contest, Iran
2006 - 3rd prize, Annual Photo Contest of Iran, Rasht
2005 - 1st prize, Abrang Festival, Mashhad, Iran
2004 - 1st prize, Palms of hope Festival, Tehran, Iran
2003 - 2nd prize, Festival of Iranian Young Cinema Society, Qazvin, Iran
2003 - 2nd prize, Annual Photo Contest of Iran, Rasht
2003 - 1st prize, humor Festival Of Hozeye Honari, Tehran, Iran
2002 - 1st prize, Ghasedak haye Soukhteh, Tehran, Iran
2002 - 1st prize, Our City Photo Contest, Tehran, Iran

Short Film
2001 - Hidden Presence, 5 min