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Kasra Jalilipour (b.1995, Esfahan) is an Iranian multidisciplinary artist, writer and educator, currently based in the East Midlands, UK. 

Post Graduate Certificate: Teaching in Art, Design and Communication (AFHEA), 2021
BA, Performance: Design and Practice, Central Saint Martins, 2017
Art and Design Foundation, CCW: Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon, 2014

Awards and Bursaries:
Jerwood New Work Fund, 2023  
Ingram Prize (Finalist), 2022  
Circa x Dazed Class of 2022 (Finalist), 2022
Live Art Development Agency, Katherine Araniello Bursary, 2020     
Arts Council England, Emergency Fund, 2020     
Jerwood Arts Bursary, 2020     

Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, 2023
Pedreira, Porto, Portugal, 2023, View here
11:11 Residency, Online, 2023
Centre for Live Art Yorkshire, Leeds, 2023   
The Level Centre, Rowsley, 2023 
Eastside Projects, Summer Camp, Birmingham, 2022     
ArcadeCampfa, Cardiff, 2021, View Here
Trinity Square Video, Toronto, 2021

Associate lecturer, BA Performance: Design and Practice, Central Saint Martins, 2019-2023
Creative Union, Cross disciplinary, Week 1, Central Saint Martins, 2023
Goldsmiths University, BA Fine Art and History of Art, Visiting Artist Tutorials, London, 2022   
Associate lecturer, Term 1, BA Fine Art: Painting, Camberwell College of Arts, 2020
Visiting practitioner, Performance: Design and Practice, Central Saint Martins, 2018

Apocrypha of The Later Saints, Written and Directed by Kasra Jalilipour, Commissioned by Centre for Live Art Yorkshire, 2024

Solo Exhibitions:
‘Reliquary’, Gasleak Mountain, Nottingham, May 10th-26th
‘Beastly Love’, ArcadeCampfa with BayArt, Cardiff, 2023
‘Studies of Saint Agatha as a Boy, No 5’, Window Exhibiton at Centre for Live At Yorkshire, Leeds, 2023
Academy of Fine Art Gallery (GAVU), Prague, Czech Republic, 2018

Selected Group Exhibitions:
‘Pretty Doomed’, Ugly Duck, London, October, 2023
‘Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts’, Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto, Until June 2024
‘Letter Like Shapes Word Like Sequences’, Amanda Wilkinson Gallery, London, July-September 2023
‘Intra’, Camp Trans, Ugly Duck, London, 2023
‘Perishing Thirst’, Quench Gallery, Margate, 2022
Ingram Collection Prize, Unit 1 Gallery, London, 2022
‘Touch Me Baby’, Bad Art Presents, Bomb Factory Art Foundation, London, 2022
‘Summer Camp’, Eastside Projects Member's Show, Birmingham, 2022
‘برده’،Bomuldsfabriken:Artendal, Arendal, Norway, 2022
‘Archival Affections’, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, 2021
‘The Rebel Dykes: Art and Archive Show’, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, 2021
‘The Rebel Dykes: Art and Archive Show’, Space Station 65, London, 2021
Salon Gallery, The Wing Soho, London, 2019
VFD10:Punish the Streets, New Art Projects, London, 2019
Spread, Grrrl Zine Fair, Arcadecampfa, Cardiff, 2019
Lesley Magazine Launch, Horse Hospital gallery, London, 2019 
Paradise Underground, Guise Collective, Sugar Cane, London, 2018  
Central Saint Martins, Degree Show, London, 2017
‘Heroin’, Square Gallery, London, 2017
‘I Will Hold Your Gaze’, Cookhouse Gallery, Chelsea College Art, London, 2017
Queer Art(ists) Now, The Mill Project, London, 2017

Selected Group Performances and Screenings:
Globale Mittelhessen, Marburg, Germany, 2023
CHASM, Open Studios, Centre for Live Art Yorkshire, Leeds, 2023
Flying Broom International, Ankara, Turkey, 2023
Vienna Shorts, Another Gaze, Vienna, Austria, 2023
Sinematek Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey,2023
Filmfest Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 2023
Cineclub Amora, New York, 2023
From Rosa to Simone, International Feminist Film Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2023
Films From Iran For Iran, Another Gaze, Anthology Film Archives, New York, 2023
Films From Iran For Iran, Another Gaze, ICA, London, 2022
Circa x dazed class of 2020, Piccadilly Lights (London), Limes Kurfurstendamm (Berlin), Coex K-Pop Square (Seoul), Fed Square (Melbourne), 2022
TAPE Collective, BFI Southbank, 2022
Selected 11, videoclub X FLAMIN, UK Tour: Nottingham Contemporary, Fabrica Gallery (Brighton), Phoenix (Leicester), Spike Island (Bristol), 2021
Cryptofiction, Andrea Luka Zimmerman’s curation programme, Virtual, 2021
Shasha Movies, Queer Cinema Programme, Virtual, 2021
Take Me Somewhere Festival: Buzzcut Festival, Virtual, 2021
CHASM, Mystical Femmes, Duo performance, Centre for Live Art Yorkshire, Virtual, 2020
Queer MENA Film Festival, Habibi Collective x ShakoMako, Virtual, 2020
Cinema of Sisterhood, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2019
Scottish International Queer Film Festival (Official Selection), Glasgow, 2019
Queer Connections, Camden People's Theatre, London, 2019 
Self-Protection Manifesto, Shadow Sistxrs, ICA, London, 2018  

Selected Artist Talks: 
Films From Iran For Iran, Another Gaze, ICA, London, 2022
Archival Affections, Trinity Square Video, Online, Available here, 2021
Selected 11, Nottingham Contemporary, Online, Available here, 2021    
City and Guilds, Fine Art, Visiting artist lecture, London, 2020    
Intersectionality of Race & LGBTQ Lecture, Central Saint Martins, London, 2019    
Beautiful Fruit: LGBTQI+ artists on challenging normatively, Space Studios, London, 2018  
Politics of Looking Film Festival: screening of Persepolis, London College of Communication x ICA, London, 2017    
CREN’s 2nd Annual Conference, University of Sheffield Humanities Research Institute, Sheffield, 2016

Jarman Now with New Romney, 2024
Core Values Lecture x Changemakers, CSM Podcast, 2023
Quench Gallery Podcast, How Did You Get Here, Ep 2, 2023
Montez Press Radio, Katayoun Jalilipour: Iranian Folktales, Myths and Monsters, 2022
BBC Radio Asian Network, In Focus, 2016

Print Publications:
Amanda Wilkinson Gallery, Dear Saint Derek, Derek Jarman solo exhibition catalogue, 2023
Montez Press, Interjection Calendar, Agatha’s Revenge, 2024
Texte zur Kusnt, Trans Perspectives, Image comission, Studies of Saint Agatha as a Boy, No 5, 2023

Sticky Fingers Publishing, FDBNHLLLTTFPARODY, Cool Dad: The Best Dad, 2022    
gal-dem Un/Rest Publication: Healing Music and Ancient Heritage, 2019
Louche Magazine Issue 1, 'Genderfvcker: The DIY and Punk Drag Competition', 2019     
The Orgasm Issue, Self published zine, Available at Wellcome Collection and Central Saint Martins Library, 2018
Queer Bodies, Shades of Noir, (Editor), London, 2017

Online Publications:
gal-dem, LGBTQI+ people are at the forefront of Iran’s revolution, 2022, Read here
Otherness Archive: #TransLifeFreedom: A List of 5 Iranian Films, 2022
Disability Arts, Reinterpreting Culture Through a Queer, Intersectional Lens, 2022
FEMzine, High Pitched and Moist: An Interview with Tami T, 2019
Huffington Post, Non-Binary People Need To Take Charge of Their Own Creative Spaces, 2018
Bustle, Using Makeup To Highlight, Not Hide, 2018
gal-dem, Violence of Being Purposefully Misgendered, 2018
Shades of Noir, Content developer, 2015-17

Kasra Jalilipour’s Fragments of Fiction and Truth, Azeema Mag, 2023, Read here
Texte zur Kunst, Study of Saint Agatha as a Boy, In Conversation with D Mortimer, 2023, Read Here
Thiiird Magazine, Katayoun Jalilipour: Bringing Performance Art To Remote Audiences, 2021
Disability Arts Online, Katherine Araniello Bursary Awards Recipients Announcement, 2021
Accessibility Note Exhibition Catalogue, Interview, Academy of Fine Art Prague, Czech Republic, 2020 
i-D, 'All the diverse performers you won't see...', 2019  
Granta, D. Mortimer, Masculinity is Leaving the Male Body, 2018 
i-D UK: 5 Queer Artists You Need to Know, 2017