Mehrdad Asgari Tari

In photography I’m looking for human issues and it’s upcoming challenges. Human is involved with these challenges from outside and inside. Today’s photography is known to be an important media concerned with humans’ interactions

Born in 1972 Tehran Iran

Photography Teaching:

International Technical Complex of Tehran

Cultural Center of Education of Tehran

Center of Omid-e-Mehr Foundation in Iran


Photography workshop representative in universities.


1996: Tehran Fine Art University, photography course.

2002: Cavendish College London, computer graphic course


Member of national photography society.

Member of Institute for promotion of contemporary visual arts.

Solo exhibitions:

2001: Tehran:  (Abstract photography part one) – Afrand Art Gallery.

2003: Tehran:  (Abstract photography part two) – Haft Samar Art Gallery

2007: Tehran : -( Retake) – Momayez Art Gallery-– Iranian Artists Forum.

2007: Tehran : (Simulation) – Mehrva Art Gallery

International Activities

2003 Slovenia:  Maribor International Contest of Photography.

2003 Japan: 10th International Art Photo Contest.

2004 Japan:  12th International Art Photo Contest.

2006, Madrid Spain: 20th Photographic Competition “Caminos de Hierro.

2006 Kaunas Lithuania: 8th international photo exhibition (nature is the home everybody).

2008, Madrid Spain: 22th international Photographic Competition “Caminos de Hierro.”

2012: Paris. France: The 1st (International Nowruz Festival), UNESCO headquarters.

2010: Abu Dhabi UAE: (the Prince of Light) Cultural Foundation of Abu Dhabi.

2012 Tehran. Iran : the 1st international Nowruz festival, ECO Cultural Institute.

2012: Astana. Kazakhstan: the 1st international Nowruz festival, Astana Museum of Contemporary Art.

2013: Delhi India. (THE INTERIOR)Photography exhibition of Delhi photo festival.

Group exhibitions:

2002: Tehran: Group Exhibition of photography – Mehrin Art Gallery

2004: Tehran: Participating in first Art expo of Iran. Vahdat hall

2004: Tehran: Group Exhibition for the benefit of Bam earthquake victims – Iranian Artists forum

2005: Tehran : – ( Subject) Photo video art exhibition-Aria Art Gallery

2005: Tehran: –(sequential photo story) Exhibition of iranshahr photography society– Momayez Art gallery

2005: Tehran : -( The Travel is full of Ambiguity) – Silk Road Gallery

2005: Tehran: -(Abstract) – Silk Road Gallery

2006: Tehran: the 10th Iranian National Biennial of Photography, Iranian Academy of the Arts (Saba cultural center)

2008: Participating in Tehran photo expo –Haft honar Art Gallery

2008: Participating in( INNER EYE) exhibition at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

2005: Oradea Romania: Group Exhibition of IPS (Iranshahr photography society)

2009: Tehran: The 2nd photography’s festival of Azad University

2010 Soleymanieh: Iraq Group Exhibition of photography.

2010 Halabcheh Iraq :   Group Exhibition of photography.

2010 Dushanbe, Tajikistan: Group Exhibition of photography.

2012: Ottawa Canada:  (Tension with Tradition in Contemporary Iranian Photography) Saw gallery.

2012: London BEYOND DREAMS AND REALITY virtual photography exhibition.

2013: Evreux France.(FOCUS IRAN) -Maison des Arts Solange Baudoux.

2013: Marquise France .(HAVAYE TAZEH) – Le Château de mollack

2013:Tehran IRAN .(THE INTERIOR) by PIX MAGAZINE –Mohsen art gallery

Articles and books

2005 (Candid photography) published by aks magazine -Tehran

2006 (Simulation) published by Creative photography magazine-Tehran

2011 (Paris photo) published by Art tomorrow magazine-Tehran

2011 (General understanding of Art) published book by Cultural Center of Education-Tehran

2012 (Photography) book in print by Cultural Center of Education-Tehran

Some published photos

2003 : -( The Travel is full of Ambiguity) published by Aks magazine -Tehran

2005 : -( The Travel is full of Ambiguity) published by Tandis magazine –Tehran

2005 : -( Beyond of my mind) published by Aks magazine –Tehran

2006: – (Simulation) published by Creative photography magazine-Tehran

2006 :- ( Simulation) published Aks magazine-Tehran

2006:  -(Retake) published by Creative photography magazine-Tehran

2006:  -(Retake) published by Aks magazine-Tehran

2006:  -(Retake) published Tandis magazine-Tehran

2006:  (Ambiguity of travel) published book by fundacion de los ferrocarriles españoles –Madrid Spain

2007 :  ( the 4th Iranian festival of marine photos) published book by Public Affairs International Ports and Shipping Organization. Tehran

2009:  (My beautiful city) published book by Iranian photographer’s center-Tehran

2010:  (A spirit is being born) published book by Cultural Foundation of Abu Dhabi- UAE


2002 Tehran: winner of  the 1st Child Photo Festival.

2004 Japan:   Fine B Prize for selected works – 11th International Art Photo Contest.

2004 Tehran winner of  the 3rd Child Photo Festival.

2007 Tehran: Third prize winner of the 4th Iranian festival of MARIN PHOTOS.

2012 Tehran: First prize winner of the 12th Iranian National Biennial of Photography

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