“Alireza Fani was born in 1975 in Tehran, Iran.
He received a Diploma in Graphic Design from Chamran Technical High School of Gorgan, and in 1994 entered Azad University of Art and Architecture to further his studies in Graphic Design then he resigned in 2000.
He has worked as a graphic designer, art director, and freelance photographer since 1997, developing a focus in fine art photography since 2007.
Exhibiting since 2004, Fani has participated in various solo and group exhibitions in Iran.
Internationally, he has participated in exhibitions in China, Croatia, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, India, France and his country Iran.
Also he has participated in Photo Shanghai, Paris Photo, Photo LA, Art15, Photo London and…
He is working in different field of photography such as architectural, portrait, landscape, cityscape and fine art.
At 2016 He became the first Official X-Photographer of Fujifilm In Iran.
He lives and works in Tehran-Iran.”

Official X-Photographers webpage

Education:
1990-94- Graphic Design Diploma, Shahid Chamran Technical high school, Gorgan – Iran
94-2000- Graphic Design, Azad University, Tehran-Iran (Resigned)

Art Fair and Festival:
2017- Photo Shanghai, Mohsen Gallery, Shanghai-China
2017- Iran Year 38, Arles Photo Festival, Arles-France
2016Photo Shanghai, mohsen Gallery, Shanghai-China
2016- Photo London, Robert Klein Gallery, London-UK
2015- Parisphoto, Robert Klein Gallery, Paris-France
2015- 3rd Grand Festival Of Art For Peace, Niavaran Cultural Centare, Tehran-Iran
2015- Art15, Ayyam Gallery, London-UK
2015- Ankara Art Fair Igreg Gallery, ankara-Turkey
2015- Art Dubai, Ayyam Gallery, Dubai-UAE
2015- LA Art Show, Ayyam Gallery, LA-USA
2014- Photo Shanghai, Ayyam Gallery, Shanghai -China
2013- Delhi Photo Festival, Delhi-India
2012- India art Fair, 1×1 Gallery, Delhi – India
2010- Abu Dhabi Art fair, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Opera Gallery

Solo Exhibition:
2015- Fake Lake Fake Desert, Mohsen Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2012- I’m The One Who…, Silk Road gallery, Tehran-Iran
2011- A Memorial For Today, Khak gallery, Tehran-Iran
2010- Online exhibition at www.khakgallery.com, Tehran-Iran
2009- In search of illusion, Etemad Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2007- In Search of the concept, Khak Gallery , Tehran-Iran
2007- In Search of the concept, Private show at Maryam Harandi Gallery , Tehran-Iran

Group Exhibition:
2016- Portfolio, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2015- uNclear Deal, The Mine Gallery, Dubai-UAE
2015- Winter, Mohsen Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2015- The World Viewed 3, Igreg Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2015- The World Viewed 1, Igreg Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2015- Culture Of Peace, Contemporary art from Iran and 21 other countries, Lajevardi Collection, Tehran-Iran
2014- Displacement, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran _ Iran
2014- Salvation Gaza, Niavaran Cultural center, Tehran – Iran
2014- 2nd Grand Festival Of Art For Peace, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran-Iran
2013- beginning A Collection, Silk road Gallery, Tehran – Iran
2012- Silence, Shirin Art Gallery, Tehran-Iran
2012- Representation and Reality, Shirin Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
2012 – Visual Art Group Show, Khak Gallery, Tehran – Iran
2011- Oriental Inspiration, Opera Gallery, Dubai-UAE
2011- Fragile, 1×1 Gallery, Dubai-UAE
2010- Made in Iran, Opera Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2010- 1st. Invitational Biennial Photography Group Show, Skotia Gallery, New Mexico, USA
2009- LIFE (Art exhibition in benefit of Cancer Research), Opera Gallery, London-UK
2009- Insight to Iranian Art, Opera Gallery, London-UK
2008- Fadjr Theater Festival (25 years of theater poster design), Tehran-Iran
2008- 21st International Warsaw poster biennial, Warsaw- Poland
2007- The first photo exhibition (Art and Nature), Niavaran cultural center, Tehran
2006- “The 9th International Tehran Poster biennial”, Tehran-Iran
2005- The 1st photo exhibition of Iranian advertising & Industrial photographers society, Tehran-Iran
2005- The “Europe Today for Tomorrow international poster contest” Zagreb-Croatia
2004- Group photo exhibition, Assar Art Gallery , Tehran – Iran