Bita Razavi (b. 1983) born in Tehran, lives and works between Helsinki and Estonian countryside. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Music from Tehran University of Arts and holds a Masters in Fine Art from Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. Razavi’s practice is centred around observations and reflections on a variety of everyday situations. She examines the inner workings of social systems in relation to the political structures of various countries and national events of historic proportions. Razavi reacts to and explores the agency of objects and systems as they act upon her and as she documents and records them.
Bita Razavi has exhibited her work at Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, 1st Trondheim Biennale, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki Photography Biennale, Helsinki Design Museum, Videobrasil, SESC Pompeia, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Göteborg International Biennal for Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kalmar Art Museum and Latvian National Museum of Art. In 2017 Razavi received the Oskar Öflund Foundation’s grand prize. She was selected to represent Estonia in 59th Venice Biennale in 2022 together with Kristina Norman.
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