Roya Noorinezhad is an Iranian artist and photographer based in Cologne. She was born in 1986 in Savadkouh, Iran.

2006 to 2011 studied Photography (BA) at Tehran University in the Department of Fine Arts.

2014-2018 studied (MA) "photography studies and practice" at the Folkwang University of Arts Essen.

Solo Exhibitions

2020 "Erinnerungsräume [Istanbul]", Gold and Beton, Cologne.

2016 "Intercity Train", Kunstraum Tosterglope, Lüneburg.

2016 "Transformation", HMTMH, Hannover.

Selected Exhibitions

2020 "Trap", Künstlerhaus, Dortmund.

2020  „Erinnerungsräume [Tagebau]“ online exhibition, "Two Roots" website.

2019 "Surface Shape", Internationale Photoszene, Cologne.

2018 "Café" , Alte VHS, Bonn.

2018 "Transformation",  SANAA – Gebäude,  Essen.

2018 "Alltag", Frauenmuseum, Bonn.

2016 "Transformation", Folkwang Museum, Essen.

2013 "Home", Silk Road Gallery, Tehran.

2011 "Intercity Train", Silk Road Gallery, Tehran.



2020  "Two Roots" Research Project for Artists from Germany and Ukraine, Zentrum Gedankendach.

2020  Förderprogramm Kunstmentorat NRW.

2019  "Atelier Galata"- Scholarship of Stadt Köln in Istanbul.

2015  DAAD Study Scholarships for Foreign Graduates in the Fields of Fine Art.