Mirshekari Hura

©Alexandre Katchkaev
  • country
  • Iran
  • disciplines
  • drawing, painting, performance, sculpture, singing, painting
  • languages
  • English, Farsi, French
  • born on 20.09.1985
  • in Zarand, Iran
  • lives in Paris, France

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Born in 1985 in Zarand, Iran, Hura Mirshekari studied mathematics in Zābol and painting at the University of Sistan and Baluchestan in Zāhedān. She presented her work in Iran, the USA and in France, where she has had to stay since 2016. She was hosted at the Cité internationale des arts with her husband, the sculptor Mehdi Yarmohammadi, through the Ministry of Culture program that offers artistic residencies and support for refugee artists from conflict zones from May 2017 until December 2019. She has exhibited in the displays of the Ministry of Culture at the Palais Royal, at the Palais de la Porte Dorée (festival Visions of Exile), at Saint Briac, at the Premier Regard gallery, at the Echomusée and the Atelier 6 in Paris, in the festivals Cours and Jardins des Arts, H2O, Les Traversées du Marais and at the Compagnie des œillets in Ivry sur Seine. She is a member of the agency of artists in exile.