"People are transient while nature is a constant, it will be here long after we are all gone."

Born in 1980 in Ahvaz, Iran, Gohar Dashti received her MA in Photography from the Fine Art University of Tehran in 2005. Dashti has developed a practice concerning social issues with particular references to history and culture in modern society. She creates artwork using different media, including photography and video. She has been exhibited internationally in Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Toronto, Paris, Berlin, Boston, and Milan.

Selected Collections:

Victoria and Albert Museum, London (UK)

Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (JP)

Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston (USA)

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland (USA)

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, The Smithsonian Museum, Washington D.C. (USA)

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (USA)

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (USA)

Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Chicago (USA)

Getty Research Center, Los Angeles (USA)

Harvard University (Aga Khan Program), Cambridge (USA)

Stanford University, California (USA)

New York University, Abu Dhabi (UAE)

McEvoy Foundation for the Arts (MFA), San Francisco (USA)

Kadist Art Foundation, Paris (FR)

Galleria d'Arte Moderna Achille Forti, Verona (IT)

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon (IN)