Tirdad Zolghadr

Tirdad Zolghadr, 1973, works as a freelance curator, writes for Frieze Magazine and has also contributed to Parkett, Bidoun, Cabinet, Afterall, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Straits Times Singapore and other publications. Zolghadr currently teaches at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College NY and is curating the international Taipei Biennial 2010. He is co-founder of the Tehran-based feminist online magazine (1999) and co-director of Tehran 1380] (with Solmaz Shahbazi), a documentary on mass housing estates in Tehran (2001). Since 2004, Zolghadr has curated events at Cubitt London, IASPIS Stockholm, Kunsthalle Geneva, various Tehran artspaces, the UAE pavilion at the Venice Biennale and other venues.. He was co-curator of the Taipei Biennial and the International Sharjah biennial 2005. Zolghadr is a founding member of the SHAHRZAD design collective.