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Rashin Fahandej

Raisin Fahandej
Visiting Lecturer

Rashin Fahandej is a transdisciplinary artist and filmmaker.  Her projects engage a variety of social, political and cultural issues through conceptual, psychological as well as aesthetic explorations.  She works in a diversity of media, including but not limited to feature film documentary, video and sound installations, performance, relational art, photography and painting.

2010 - MFA, San Francisco Art Institute; 2006 - BFA, MassArt
Professional Experience: 
  • 2016 - Fellow, MIT Open Documentary Lab, Cambridge, MA
  • 2012 - Artistic Director, Making History, The Wooden Synagogue Reconstruction Project

Selected Exhibitions and Screenings

  • 2016 - Manoto TV, World-Premier of feature documentary film "Layagheh," Persian language audience
  • 2015 - Noveen TV, Feature documentary rebroadcast, "From Baku to Belmont"
  • 2014 - St. Botolph Club Foiundation, Emerging Artist Award Recipients Exhibition, Boston, MA
  • 2014 - Aini Baha' i TV, Feature documentary rebroadcast, "From Baku to Belmont"
  • 2013 - Andisheh TV/Noveen TV, Feature documentary film Persian premier, "From Baku to Belmont"

Selected Awards and Grants

  • 2014 - St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Grant
  • 2010 - Kodak Film Grant, San Francisco Art Institute 

Selected Publications

  • 2015 - "City Names Candidates for Artist-in-Residence Program," Malcom Gay, The Boston Globe
  • 2015 - "City Selects 11 Locals for New Artist in Residence Program," Olga Khvan, Boston Magazine