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سینا سیفی - Sina Seifee, 22/06/1982, Tehran-Iran

VITA
2016-2017 post-master at a.pass (Advanced Performance and Scenography Studies), Brussels, Belgium
2013-2014 working as professor's assistant (Hilfskraft Kunst), Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln
2011-2014 master diploma in Media Arts (postgraduate degree Diplomstudiengang II) at Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln
2007 designed and conducted a yearlong experimental animation workshop in Charsoo Institute of Art, Tehran
2006-2009 theatrical studies with Reza Ravanbakhsh, Tehran
2005 practical study of the Iranian traditional music with Soroush Dabiri, Setar based on Radif, Tehran
2004-2008 studied Visual Arts in Charsoo Institute of Art with Saeed Ravanbakhsh in Tehran
2000 started undergraduate study of Applied Mathematics in Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran

awards and scholarships
2016 Auslandsstipendien für hochbegabte Künstlerinnen und Künstler - MFKJKS
2016 Artist residency at MAM16 Maroc Artist Meeting, a partner project of Marrakech Biennale 2016, Morocco
2015 Projektförderung from Kunststiftung NRW
2015 Förderungspreis at Akademie der Künste der Welt, Köln
2014 Arbeitsstipendium in „ÜberSetzen“, Die zeitgenössischen Künste als fremde Sprache(n) of Europäische Akademie für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Montepulciano Italy
2013 Scholarship for academic exchange at X Wohnungen Projekt Beirut Lebanon
2012 DAAD-Preis for outstanding performance of foreign students at German universities
2012 KHM Förderpreise for outstanding artistic achievements

publications
2016 Zolmat and the Black-Boxed Medium of Beyond, published in BLACK HYPERBOX by PUNCH
2016 Primordial House and the Landscape of Menace, in REFLEKTOR M, Magazin für Zeitgenössische Kunst in München
2016 Curate Archive, in collaboration with Mi You, online residency part of the Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize
2015 The Ascetic Cat in Journal der Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln N°4 | affären und affekte - KHM-Journal, KHM Verlag
2013 X-Apartements Projekt Beirut in offtopic #5 - Magazin für Medienkunst, KHM Verlag
2012 Sketch for a modular Construction with a cellular Automaton in offtopic #4 - Magazin für Medienkunst, KHM Verlag
2009 illustrator for Baluch Folk Stories, Cheshmeh Publication Tehran

artistic experiences
2016 Retracing the Steps of the Wolf, lecture performance in the context of RM Basics : HUMAN NEEDS, Hosted by Reflektor M, at Monopteros in Englischer Garten, October 2016 München
2016 The Pray and The Visible – An Animal Escape Case, lecture performance in the context of exhibition Rat Race, with Mona Kakanj (two channel video installation) and Reut Shemesh (dance performance), in ACADEMYSPACE, October 2016 Köln
2016 way of the pig lecture performance in the exhibition From Bandung to Berlin: If all of the moons aligned, curated by Brigitta Isabella and Renan Laru-an, in SAVVY Contemporary, September 2016 Berlin
2016 Royal Phantom of the Eurasia, mini-opera in Striking 3.0 Dragkingperformance Abend with Janina Warnk, Adam, and Christoph Kilian, in Kunsthaus Rhenania Köln
2016 Von der Seltsamkeit der Feststoffe (On the Marvels of the Solids), installation and sound-performance with Ali Chakav in the context of new talents - biennale cologne, in Museum Schnütgen (bzw. St. Cäcilien Kirche) Köln
2016 Beauty and the Beast / Blast of the clean slate: a reading in the story of Sheikh Sanaan, lecture performance in the context of new talents - biennale cologne, in Literaturhaus Köln
2016 Aql-i Surkh ("The Crimson Intellect"), multi-media performance with Luis Negrón van Grieken and Ali Chakav, in Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln
2016 NATURE, 404 / Difficult Forests in the Digital Flux multi-media solo exhibition and book publication, in Nevertheless Gallery, Köln
2016 'speaking german' in collaboration with Vera Drebusch, installation in the exhibition Contemporary Crises, in Initiative Friedensort Bunkerkirche, Düsseldorf
2015 short ballet in collaboration with Reut Shemesh in Dragking Performance Abend striKING 2.0, Martinetz Galerie, December 2015, Köln
2015 Light from the Old Stars, multi-media performance with with Ali Chakav in carte blonche, group exhibition in NRW-Landesvertretung, Brüssel, November 2015, Belgium
2015 performance lecture in geheime wOrte 2, Ein Literatur-Parcours entlang der Grenzen der Sprache und entlang der Stadtmauer, Veranstaltung im Rahmenprogramm zum Augsburger Hohen Friedensfest NIEMAND HAT DIE ABSICHT EINE MAUER ZU ERRICHTEN, Klostergarten, Augsburg
2015 Bodies of the Prophet and the Celestial Self, lecture performance in English, Quranic recitations with electronic enhancement, King Georg club-bar, Köln
2015 Retracing the Steps of the Wolf in the Story of the Three Little Pigs, lecture performance with Marat Beltser, location: shores of Köln Pollerwiesen, in the context of PLURIVERSALE II produced by Akademie der Künste der Welt, Köln
2015 Reading Manṭiq-uṭ-Ṭayr—the Conference of Birds, lecture performance with Alexander Borisovich Gurko, presented in Sufi Zentrum Köln, in the context of PLURIVERSALE II produced by Akademie der Künste der Welt, Köln
2015 Vom kleinen Maulwurf, der wissen wollte, wer ihm auf den Kopf gemacht hat, lecture performance with Linda Franke, presented in Blauen-Haus puppet theatre, in the context of PLURIVERSALE II produced by Akademie der Künste der Welt, Köln
2015 Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, multimedia lecture performance with Ale Bachlechner, Jonathan Kastl, Benjamin Ramirez Perez und Stefan Ramirez Perez, in the context of PLURIVERSALE II produced by Akademie der Künste der Welt, Köln
2015 Anatomy of a Paradox, lecture sound performance with Ali Chakav at opening of Tehran Mon Amour, Galerie Royal München
2014 Post-exit-iranian-p66-abend, multimedia event video music performance dance-workshop at Projekt66, köln
2014 A Darker Purpose, dinner-lecture at KHM, köln
2014 Hekayate Bakhe-o Do Bat, multi-media performance with Hannah Nürnberg and Charlotte Brohmeyer at Europäische Akademie für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Palazzo Ricci, Montepulciano, Italy
2014 An Intro to Islam #2, performance talk at openlab, KHM Rundgang, köln
2014 An Intro to Islam, performance talk at Biozentrum, köln
2014 Undesirable Decidability -the Indecisions and Insanity of Sanctity in Early Islam, performance at release-event of Shilly Shally #2 at SCHALTEN UND WALTEN, köln
2014 Sing Sina, performance at SCHALTEN UND WALTEN, köln
2014 amazon talk, video performance talk at group exhibition FULL SATURATION, Kunstpavillon München
2014 video installation at group exhibition Temps D'Images, tanzhaus nrw, Dusseldorf
2013 The Nature of Things, Light installation, in collaboration with Elisa Balmaceda for the exhibition Searching for the White Cube, Ausstellungsprojekt des C60 Collaboratoriums und -1/MinusEins Experimentallabor der KHM , Bochum
2013 Garden’s Mirror, installation, as first project at KHM, Köln
2013 Rear Garden, performance project with Aino Emilia Korvensyrjä and Marat Beltser at KHM Rundgang, Köln
2013 Return from the Stars, Performance, in collaboration with Camilo Colmenares at Open Space KHM Rundgang, Köln
2013 Action Script, Installation, at KHM Rundgang, Köln
2013 video installation performance talk, Double Feature_Artist Talk mit: Sina Seifee & Spezialgast, GOLD + BETON, Köln
2013 performance at X Wohnungen Projekt Beirut of Matthias Lilienthal, performance project in the framework of the seminar just cos you feel it doesn't mean it's there of Prof. Phil Collins, Beirut
2013 multimedia group exhibition, Neue Nummer, video book performance drawing, Raum für alle I ganz schön Kalk, Köln
2013 multimedia installation, ARTISTS' BOOK: BOOK AS BOOK, Mahe-Mehr Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2013 group exhibition of contemporary art from Tehran and London, Tehran calling: London / London calling: Tehran, londonprintstudio, London
2012 video performance Postgraduate Harmonies, at the opening of C60 with Leer_Stelle, Bochum
2012 performance at Camp/Anti-Camp, Vaginal Davis is Speaking From the Diaphragm, performance project in the framework of the seminar just cos you feel it doesn't mean it's there of Prof. Phil Collins, Mousonturm, Frankfurt am Main
2012 multimedia group exhibition, Architekturteilchen - Modulares Bauen im digitalen Zeitalter, Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln
2011 video and interactive installation group exhibition, 1st Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition, Mohsen Art Gallery in Tehran
2011 contemporary art exhibition, video installation printmaking, The Approach, Fravahr Art Gallery, Tehran
2009 solo video installation exhibition, Tarahan Azad Art Gallery, Tehran
2009 Panjshanbeh group exhibition, video installation sound print sculpture, Manifest of Panjshanbeh, Tarahan Azad Art Gallery, Haft-Samar Art Gallery, Tehran
2008 photography exhibition, Space, Painting and Photography, Elaheh Art Gallery, Tehran
2007 Charsoo 6th Painting Group Exhibition, Haft-Samar Art Gallery, Tehran
2006 Contemporary Print Making, group exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Arts of Isfahan, Iran
2006 Contemporary Print Making Exhibition, Day Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2006 Painting Exhibition, Sina Seifee & Foad Farahani, Laleh Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2005 Charsoo 5th Painting Group Exhibition, Haft-Samar Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2005 Charsoo 4th Painting Group Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Esfahan-Iran
2005 Group Painting Exhibition, Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran-Iran
2005 The 5th Annual Exhibit of Art Galleries And Cultural Heritage, painting, Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization, Tehran
2004 Charsoo 3rd Painting Group Exhibition, Haft-Samar Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2002 Charsoo 2nd Painting Group Exhibition, Servat Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran