Roya Noorinezhad was born in 1986 in Savadkouh, Iran. 2006 to 2011 she studied Photography (BA) at Tehran University in the Department of Fine Arts.

2014-2018 she studied MA “photography studies and practice” at the Folkwang University of Arts Essen.


Solo Exhibitions

2016 “Intercity Train”, Kunstraum Tosterglope, Lüneburg.

2016 “Transformation”, University of Music, Drama and Media (HMTMH), Hannover.


Selected Exhibitions

2019 „Neue Grenzen“, series „Surface Shape“, Internationale Photoszene, Arturo Schauspielschule, Cologne.

2018 „Willkommen Zuhause“, series „Café” and „Home“, Alte VHS, Bonn.

2018 “Transformation”, Folkwang Finale, SANAA – Gebäude,  Essen.

2018 “V”, series “Alltag”, Frauenmuseum, Bonn.

2016 “Masters”, series “Transformation”, Folkwang Museum, Essen.

2015 Collaboration as a photographer in the MA project of Anna Sowa “Just in Time”, Folkwang University of Arts, Essen.

2013 “Män”, series “Home”, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran.

2011 “New Folder 02”, series “Intercity Train”, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran.


Awards and Fellowships

10/2019 - 12/2020 Förderprogramm Kunstmentorat NRW.

2019 „Atelier Galata“- Scholarship of the city Cologne in Istanbul.

2015 - 2017 DAAD Study Scholarships for Foreign Graduates in the Fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film.

2011 Member of the jury in the Student Photo Festival Tehran University. 

© Roya Noorinezhad 2020