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Ehsan Fardjadniya

Ehsan Fardjadniya is an Iranian artist, founder, filmmaker, initiator of Stateless Immigrants Pavilion in Venice and Pirate Cinema in the Netherlands. In year 2000, he had to leave Iran as a political refugee due to his proclivities for art and activistic practices and since then he works and lives in Amsterdam and London. He has completed his BA art education at Royal College of Fine Art The Hague in 2006 and Master of Fine Arts at Goldsmiths University of London in 2008.  His work includes participatory art, interventions in public space, performance, video art and experimental cinema.