Amirali Ghasemi (b.1980, Iran) is a curator, media artist and a graphic designer. In 1998, he founded Parkingallery, an independent project space in Tehran and in 2002 he set up Parkingallery.com, an online platform for young Iranian artists. As a curator he has been directing many exhibitions, workshops and talks for Parkingallery projects, such as ‘Deep Depression’ (2004-06) and ‘Sideways’ (2008). He co-curated ‘The Urban Jealousy’, 1st International Roaming Biennial of Tehran (2008-09) and three editions of Limited Access Festival for Video and Performance (2007-11). He has been involved in a variety of projects for institutions, project spaces and universities in Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Serbia, UK, Egypt, Turkey, United States, Brazil and India.
He is currently working with photography, video, installation and interactive projects, as well as writing on the Tehran arts scene and contemporary Iranian art for various magazines and on his own art-log. ‘IRAN&CO’ is his latest curatorial project, an ongoing exhibition and archive of Iranian art representation beyond its borders.
Ghasemi graduated in 2004 with a BA in graphic design from Central Tehran Azad University, with an emphasis on research in digital art history.
He lives and works in Tehran.