M. AMIN NADI
b.1988
www.linkedin.com/in/aminnadi
m.amin.nadi@gmail.com
nadi11@uwindsor.ca
www.aminnadi.com
www.aminnadi.akkasee.com
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
– 2018 M.F.A. Film and Media Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2012 B.F.A. Television Director – Major: Directing Documentaries, Iran Broadcasting University, Tehran, Iran
– 2009 Skill Certificate and License in Photography, Iranian Youth Cinema Society, Yazd, Iran
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
– 2019 Instructor, Criticism and Analysis of Contemporary Media Art, Yazd University, School of Art and Architecture, Yazd, Iran
– 2019 Instructor, New Arts, Yazd University, School of Art and Architecture, Yazd, Iran
– 2019 Aesthetics in Photography Workshop, Bafq Photographers Society, Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance Directorate of Bafq, Bafq, Yazd, Iran
– 2018 Social Documentary Photography Workshop, Anthropological Association of Yazd University, Yazd, Iran
– 2018 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introductory Photography: Digital & Photography: Concept & Production, Professor Cyndra MacDowall, University of Windsor, School of Creative Arts (SoCA), Windsor, Canada
– 2017 Graduate Teaching Assistant, The Art of Photo-blogging, Professor Tony Lau, University of Windsor, Department of Communication, Media and Film (CMF), Windsor, Canada
– 2017 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Digital Media Production, Professor Michael Stasko, University of Windsor, Department of Communication, Media and Film (CMF), Windsor, Canada
– 2016 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Advanced Non-Fiction Media Production, Professor Michael Stasko, University of Windsor, Department of Communication, Media and Film (CMF), Windsor, Canada
– 2015 Photography Instructor, Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance Directorate of Ardakan, Ardakan, Yazd, Iran
– 2015 Documentary Photography Workshop: Understanding Contemporary Approaches, Basij Art Organization, Yazd, Iran
– 2014 Photography Instructor, Basij Art Organization, Yazd, Iran
– 2013-2014 Photography Instructor, Yaddashte No Literary Institute, Yazd, Iran
– 2013-2014 Photography Instructor, University of Applied Science and Technology, Yazd, Iran
– 2013 Photography Instructor, Basij Art Organization, Ardakan, Yazd, Iran
– 2013-2014 Photography Instructor, Yazd High School of Fine Arts, Yazd, Iran
– 2013 Photography Instructor, Payame Noor University, Yazd, Iran
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
– 2018 Photographer, 61st IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Windsor, Canada
– 2018 A New Beginning, 8 min short documentary film, YMCA, Windsor, Canada
– 2016-2017 Research Assistant, Incubator: Hybrid Laboratory at the Intersection of Art, Science, and Ecology, Professor Jennifer Willet, School of Creative Arts of the University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2017 Research Assistant, LIVE DOC Project, Professor Kim Nelson, School of Creative Arts of the University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2016-2017 School of Creative Arts representative, Graduate Student Society departmental council, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2014-present Columnist and translator, Photography website of Akkasee, www.akkasee.com, Iran
– 2014 Photography Exhibition Curator, “A journey To India” Photography Exhibition, Khaneh Cinema Gallery, Tehran, Iran
– 2014 Photography Exhibition Curator, “Piramoun” Photography Exhibition, Sadeghian Gallery, Yazd, Iran
– 2014 Photobook Consulter and Picture Processor, the Historical District a Documentation; Volume 1, Iranian Development & Reconstruction of Mud-Brick Structures, Yazd, Iran
– 2013 Hard Candy, 27 min short documentary film
– 2012 Photo Journalist, Fars News Agency, Yazd, Iran
– 2012 Video Editor, Alkawthar International Television Channel, Tehran Iran
– 2012 Video Editor, Sahne Filmmaking Group, Tehran, Iran
– 2011 Columnist, Aviny Film Online Magazine, Aviny Artistic Cultural Institute, Tehran, Iran
– 2009-2010 Columnist & Contributor, Rudaki Literary Magazine, Tehran, Iran
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
– 2018 The Wind Will Carry Us, An integrated media art exhibition, SoCA gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
AUDIO / VIDEO INSTALLATIONS
– 2019 Walking through Memories, Fajr International Visual Arts Festival, Iranian Academy of Art, Saba Cultural Institute, Tehran, Iran
– 2018 Recomposed Verses, The Wind Will Carry Us, SoCA gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2018 Walking through Memories, The Wind Will Carry Us, SoCA gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2017 The Urban Prairie, The Noiseborder Festival, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2016 The Temporal Border, Film and Media Arts Works, Studio A, School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2016 The Prolix Nostalgia, Multimedia Room, School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
INSTALLATIONS
– 2018 Déjà vu, The Wind Will Carry Us, SoCA gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
– 2018 Eternal Nostalgia, The Wind Will Carry Us, SoCA gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVALS
– 2014 3rd Rojane Photography Festival, Tehran, Iran
– 2014 7th Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition, London, UK
– 2013 74th photography festival of Asahi Shimbun, Japan
– 2013 3rd photography festival of Afdesta, Tehran, Iran
– 2013 2nd photography award of Hamdan (HIPA), Dubai, Emirates
– 2012 2nd festival of Six Weeks of Iranian Art, Toronto, Canada
– 2012 2nd photography festival of Afdesta, Tehran, Iran
– 2011 35th photography festival of Child, Serbia
– 2009 1st photography festival of Between the Sky and the Earth, Slovenia
– 2009 42nd photography festival of Photo Forum, Slovakia
IRANIAN PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVALS
– 2014 8th Roshd Photography Festival
– 2014 1st Photography Festival of Khaneh-e-Doost
– 2013 2nd Nature Photography festival of Iran
– 2013 8th Hormozgan Ordibehesht Photo Festival
– 2013 1st National Persian Gulf Photography Festival
– 2012 2nd National Nature Photography festival of Iran
– 2012 4th Photography Lamentation of Ashura Moments
– 2012 12th Iranian National Biennial of Photography
– 2012 7th Hormozgan Ordibehesht Photo Festival
– 2012 9th Image of the Year
– 2012 4th Iranian-Islamic Tablecloth Photography Festival
– 2012 1st Annual Iranian Photography Announcement
– 2012 3rd Photo Exhibition of Women & Urban Life
– 2011 11th Iranian Youth Cinema Society Festival, Photography Section
– 2011 1st Cooperation National Photography Festival
– 2011 1st Photography Festival of Iranian Studies
– 2011 6th Hormozgan Ordibehesht Photo Festival
– 2011 2nd Festival of Handmade Carpet Photography
– 2011 1st Noor Exhibition and Festival of Photography
– 2011 8th Image of the Year
– 2011 3rd Fajr International Visual Arts Festival
– 2010 6th Roshd Photography Festival
– 2010 6th International Student Films and Photos of Iran
– 2010 2nd Ashura Moments Photography Festival
– 2010 2nd Iranian-Islamic Tablecloth Photography Festival
– 2010 2nd Fajr International Visual Arts Festival
– 2009 16th Iranian Press festival
SELECTED AWARD AND ACHIEVEMENTS
– 2017 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), Council of Ontario Universities, Canada
– 2014 Commended Photographer, 7th Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition, UK
– 2013 Gold Medal, 74th Asahi Shimbun Photography Festival, Japan
– 2013 Shortlisted, 2nd Hamdan International Photography Award, UAE
– 2011 Honorable Mention, 11th Iranian Youth Cinema Festival, Photography Section, Iran
– 2011 1st Prize, July Photographer of Yazd Pictures Festival, Iran
– 2011 Honorable Mention, 1st Cooperation National Photography Festival, Iran
– 2011 Final Prize, 1st Photography Festival of Iranian Studies, Iran
– 2011 3rd Prize, June Photographer of Yazd Pictures Festival, Iran
– 2010 2nd Prize, The celebration of the millennium anniversary of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh and publishing its Baisonghor version in UNESCO, Iran
SELECTED GROUP PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS
– 2015, Focus Iran: Contemporary Photography and Video, Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, US
– 2014, 3rd 1PIX Group Photo Exhibition, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran
– 2014, Nature photography Exhibition, Shafagh Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
– 2013 2nd Photo Tehran’s Expo, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran
– 2013, CMYK Community Exhibition, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, UAE
– 2013, Beauty of Light Featured Artists Photo Exhibition, Design Days Dubai, Dubai, UAE
– 2012, Six Weeks of Iranian Art, Queen Gallery, Toronto, Canada
– 2012, Boomrang Photography Exhibition, Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran
– 2012, 1st Art Expo of Yazd, Yazd, Iran
– 2010, Form Photo Exhibition, Iranian Photographers Forum, Tehran, Iran
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
– 2016 Videographer, Windsor International Film Festival, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
– 2016 Videographer and Editor, The Graduate Student Society, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
– 2015 Event Photographer, IEEE, London, Ontario, Canada
– 2014-2015 Cameraman, Rogers TV, London, Ontario, Canada
– 2014-2015 Event Photographer, London Cross Cultural Learner Center (CCLC), London, Ontario, Canada
– 2014 Videographer, Top Events Productions Inc., London, Ontario, Canada