Pari Nadimi Gallery

254 Niagara Street

Toronto, Ontario

Canada M6J 2L8

info@parinadimigallery.com

Tel: (416) 591-6464

Please be advised that the gallery does not accept unsolicited submissions at this time. 

Hours:

Thursday - Saturday 12 - 5 PM

Or by appointment

Matilda Aslizadeh

586 Evergreen Place, North Vancouver BC I (778)-686-3007 I matilda@infigo.ca

 

Education   

  

                              MFA University of California, San Diego, 2004

                              BFA University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1998

 

Selected Exhibitions

2019                      Moly and Kassandra, AC Institute, NY, NY

2018                      Believe, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON

                              Moly and Kassandra, Solo Exhibition, Pari Nadimi Art Gallery, Toronto, ON – Featured Exhibition,

                              Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

                              Labor Improbus, Art Souterrain, Montréal, QC

 

2017                      Resort, Solo Exhibition, Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, QC

                              SHE-I-LA: Women, Art, and Production, Fazakas Gallery, Vancouver, BC

 

2016                      Intersections: Contemporary Artist Films, Audain Art Museum, Whistler, BC

                              Resort, Solo Exhibition, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON

 

2015                      Trophy, Solo Exhibition, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

2014                      Matilda Aslizadeh and Gwenessa Lam: Edge State, SKOL Centre des Arts Actuels, Montréal,

                              QC

 

2013                      Labyrinth, Art Souterrain, Montréal, QC

                              The Idiot of Nature, AVHA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

 

2012                      Waiting For, Centre A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver BC

                              Still Life, Solo Exhibition, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, ON – Featured Exhibition, Scotiabank

                              Contact Photography Festival

                              The Indivisible, Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, QC

 

2011                      Phantom Smile, Solo Exhibition, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Vancouver, BC

                              Diabolique, The Military Museums, Calgary, AB

 

2010                      Portrait/Landscape, Solo Exhibition, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, ON

                              Forest Lane, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto ON

                              The Stalking of Absence, BTAP/ Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

                              Game Show, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC

                              Diabolique, Galerie de l'UQAM, Montreal, QC /Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON /Kenderdine

                              Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

 

2009                      Hero of Our Time, Solo Exhibition, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, QC

                              Diabolique, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina SK

 

2008                      Hero of Our Time, Solo Exhibition, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

2006                      Too Much Freedom: L.A. Freewaves Festival, Los Angeles, CA

                              Viper Festival for Film Video and New Media: International Competition, Basel

 

2005                      Office, Solo Exhibition, SKOL Centre des Arts Actuels, Montréal, QC

                              Office, Solo Exhibition, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC

                              Golden Horse Film Festival: Digital Shorts Competition, Taipei

                              Genderosity, 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2003                      Sunday, Solo Exhibition, Artspeak, Vancouver, BC

                              Out of Sight: The Image Beyond the Index, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC

 

2002                      TV or Not TV: L.A. Freewaves Festival. Los Angeles, CA

 

Public Art Project

2014                      Armenian Genocide Memorial. Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, BC

 

Publication:

                              Aceves-Sepulveda, Gabriela and Aslizadeh, Matilda. “Alternative Beginnings: Towards Other

                              Histories of Immersive Arts and Technologies.” Media-N 14 (1):1-10

 

Exhibition Catalogues/Brochures

                              Aceves-Sepulveda, Gabriela. Caught in the wrong narrative: The seductive promise in Matilda

                              Aslizadeh’s Resort, Sherbrooke: Foreman Art Gallery, 2017

                              Averns, Dick. "In Deference to a New Diabolique." In Diabolique, Regina: Dunlop Art Gallery,

                              2009

                              Brayshaw, Christopher. Out of Sight: The Image Beyond the Index, Surrey: Surrey Art Gallery,

                              2000

                              Brown, Lorna, and Klobucar, Andrew. GUI Sunday: Matilda Aslizadeh /Andrew Klobucar,

                              Vancouver: Artspeak, 2003

                              Cachia, Amanda. "Map of Blood." In Diabolique, Regina: Dunlop Art Gallery, 2009

                              Cutler, Randy Lee. "A Phantom Trace." In Phantom Smile, Burnaby: SFU Gallery, 2011

                              Jeffries, Bill. "Sharing DNA Without Breeding: The Roll of the Dice in Phantom Smile." In Phantom

                              Smile, Burnaby: SFU Gallery, 2011

                              Mowry, Crystal. The Paradise of Others, Kitchener: Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 2016

                              Merali, Shaheen. The Stalking of Absence (vis-a-vis Iran), Tokyo: Tokyo/BTAP Gallery, 2010

                              Roy, Marina.  Walls and Towers: Works by Gwenessa Lam and Matilda Aslizadeh, Montreal:

                              SKOL Centre des Arts Actuels, 2014

 

Media

                              Sheryl Mackay, North by Northwest, Interview, CBC Radio Vancouver, BC, Apr 27, 2014.

                              Mark Mushet, Exhibitionists, CBC arts, Art Mamas, Video, May 10, 2019

 

Selected Press (by date)

                              Martinez-Zalce Sánchez, Graciela “Inside and Outside Paradise? Interview with Matilda

                              Aslizadeh.” Voices of Mexico, Spring 2019, Issue 107

                              Mushet, Mark. “Art Mamas.” Galleries West, Jan 26, 2019.

                              http://www.gallerieswest.ca/magazine/stories/art-mamas/

                              Edinger, Carrie Ida. “Member Spotlight: Matilda Aslizadeh.” New Media Caucus, Dec 2, 2018.

                              http://www.newmediacaucus.org/member-spotlight-matilda-aslizadeh/

                              Palassio, Christina. “High Art.” Block, Spring-Summer 2018, Issue 16: p 31-37

                              Busby, Laura. “Warm up at Whistler’s Audain Art Museum.” VITA, Dec 20, 2016.

                              http://www.vitadaily.ca/lifestyle/warm-up-at-whistler-s-audain-art-museum-1.4549922

                              Saghdejian, Karin. “An Interview with Designer of Genocide Monument in Vancouver.” The

                              Armenian Weekly, May 7, 2014. https://armenianweekly.com/2014/05/07/interview-designer-

                              genocide-monument-vancouver/

                              Dumont, Marina. “Trophy: The Inverted Carousel.” Art Toronto, April 2014.

                              http://www.artoronto.ca/?p=28416

                              Laurence, Robin. “Waiting amid windy rooms and mirror images in Waiting For.” Georgia

                              Straight, Feb 1, 2012.

                              “Matilda Aslizadeh: Golden Globes.” Must-Sees, Canadian Art, Jan 20, 2011.

                              http://canadianart.ca/must-sees/matilda_aslizadeh/

                              Dault, Gary Michael. "Matilda Aslizadeh at Pari Nadimi Gallery." The Globe and Mail Visual Art

                              Review, Nov. 21, 2009.

                              “Matilda Aslizadeh: Child Soldiers Born and Made.” See-It, Canadian Art, May 29, 2008.

                              https://canadianart.ca/online/see-it/2008/05/29/matilda-aslizadeh/

                              Brayshaw, Christopher. “On Office.” ETC Montreal, Summer 2006.

                              Corden, Elaine. "Spending eternity at the office." Westender, Feb. 17-23, 2005.

                              Tousignant, Isa. “A day at the Office.” Hour, Oct. 20, 2005.

 

Grants and Residencies

 

2019                       Arts Abroad Grant, Canada Council of the Arts

 

2019                       Three-month residency at International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn New York.

 

2014                       Grant to Film and Video Artists, Canada Council of the Arts

 

2013                       Thematic Residency - Dock(ing); or, New Economies of Exchange (a collaboration between

                               The Banff Centre, the University of Alberta, and the Liverpool Biennial) 

 

2011                       Project Assistance to Media Artists, BC Arts Council

 

2005                       Visual Arts Development Award. Vancouver Foundation

 

Service

2016                       Co-founder of art collective art/mamas

 

2013-18                  Board of Directors, VIVO

 

Artist Presentations/ Lectures

2018                       Co-Chair of New Media Caucus Sponsored Panel: Alternative Beginnings: Towards an-Other

                               history of immersive arts and technologies, CAA 2018, Los Angeles

 

2017                       Presentation, School of Interactive Arts and Technology SFU, Surrey BC

 

2017                       art/mamas Panel Discussion, Fazakas Gallery, Vancouver BC

 

2017                       Presentation, Audain Art Museum, Whistler BC

 

2012                       Presentation, Centre A, Vancouver, BC

 

2011                       Presentation, Emily Carr University, cosponsored by SFU Gallery, Vancouver BC

 

2010                       Presentation, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC

 

2009                       Presentation, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, QC

 

2005                       Presentation, SKOL Centre des Arts Actuels, Montréal, QC

 

2005                       Presentation, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC

 

 

Teaching

Winter 2006 + 2017-Present: Sessional Instructor

 

                               Department of Art History Visual Arts and Theory, University of British Columbia

                               Course: VISA 210: Digital Arts, VISA 240: Introduction to Photography, VISA 341: Intermediate

                               Photography

 

Fall 2010 - Present: Sessional Instructor

 

                               Emily Carr University of Art and Design

                               Courses: FNDT 165 Interdisciplinary Core, FNDT 108 Creative Process, FNDT 160 Media Core

                               Studio I, FNDT 152: Video Essentials, PHOT 212 Digital Imaging I, PHOT 219: Telling Story:

                               Photo & Narrative, MHIS 405 Special Topics in Contemporary Photography, MHIS 230 Histories

                               and Theories of Photography, AHIS 333: Interdisciplinary Forum: Two Eyes a Mouth and a Nose

                               – The Face in Representation, AHIS 103: Intro to Visual Culture, AHIS 103: Intro to Visual Culture

                              (online), AHIS 102: Intro to Visual Culture (online),

 

2013 - 2018: Sessional Instructor

 

                               Kwantlen Polytechnic University

                               Courses: FINA 2235 Interactive Art on the Web, FINA 1135 Introduction to Digital Media, FINA

                               2270 Digital Photography, FINA 1170 Introduction to Film Photography, FINA 2135 Design in

                               Contemporary Art.
 

Spring 2009 - Present: Instructor

 

                               Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Continuing Studies

                               Courses: Core Skills (Summer Institute for Teens), Video (Summer Institute for Teens), CEPH

                               250: Introduction to Digital Photography, CEPH352: Advanced Digital Photography, CECS 140:

                               Photoshop for Photographers, CECS 231: Photoshop Intermediate, CEPH350: Intermediate                                       Digital Photography, CESE 180: A Survey and History of Art.

 

Fall 2008 - 2010: Tutor

 

                                Emily Carr University of Art and Design

                                Courses: SOCS 201, AHIS 333.

Bibliography

                                Schechter, Fran. "20 must-see shows at Contact Photography Festival 2018." NOW Toronto.                                      April 24, 2018. 

                                "Matilda Aslizadeh: Golden Globes." See It. January 20, 2011. Canadian Art Online

                                “Matilda Aslizadeh: Child Soldiers, Born and Made.” See It. May 29, 2008. Canadian Art

                                Online.

                                Averns, Dick. "In Deference to a New Diabolique." Regina: Dunlop Art Gallery, 2009

                                Brayshaw, Christopher. “On Office” ETC Montreal. Summer 2006

                                Brown, Lorna, and Klobucar, Andrew. GUI Sunday: Matilda Aslizadeh /Andrew

                                Klobucar. Vancouver: Artspeak, 2003

                                Cachia, Amanda. "Map of Blood." Diabolique. Regina: Dunlop Art Gallery, 2009

                                Cutler, Randy Lee. "A Phantom Trace." Phantom Smile, Burnaby: SFU Gallery, 2011

                                Dault, Gary Michael. "Matilda Aslizadeh at Pari Nadimi Gallery." The Globe and Mail Visual Art                                  Review. Nov. 21, 2009

                                Jeffries, Bill. "Sharing DNA Without Breeding: The Roll of the Dice in Phantom Smile." Phantom                                  Smile, Burnaby: SFU Gallery, 2011

                                Laurence, Robin. “Waiting amid windy rooms and mirror images in Waiting For” Georgia

                                Straight, Feb 1, 2012

                                Roy, Marina. “Walls and Towers: Works by Gwenessa Lam and Matilda Aslizadeh” SKOL

                                Centre des Arts Actuels, 2014