Pedram Baldari

Kurdish-Iranian born, sculptor, architect and interdisciplinary artist, working in installation, site specific, performance art, social practice, and sculpture. Pedram is based in between Minneapolis, Minnesota and Denton/Dallas, Texas. He has been featured in numerous national and international solo and group art exhibitions since 2010 such as the Victoria and Albert museum, London 2012, Documenta 13th Video Import-Export program, Video Nomad Tokyo 2015, Art Basel Basel Switzerland 2014. He has shown work across the U.S in museums and galleries including recently at Walker Art Museum. He has been selected to art residencies internationally and has had group art exhibitions in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Turkey, and The U.S. He is the recipient of 2012 Magic of Persia and Delfina Foundation Award, Jerome Fellowship Commission for Franconia Sculpture Park 2017, Vermont Studio Center Award 2015 and 2020, StarDust Fund for his fellowship and art residency at Weisman Art Museum, 2021 spring/summer MacDowell Art Fellowship for two months Artist Residency at MacDowell. His most recent solo show was “Your Games and Your Gains” at Soo Visual Art Center in summer 2021. Baldari is an Assistant Professor in Studio Art at the University of North Texas.


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The Thermal Body Signature of a Second Class Citizen, Choking on His Own Saliva