Reza Khatir

Born in: 1951

Switzerland

Biography

Reza Khatir was born in July 1951 in Tehran.

In 1968 he moved to England to continue his studies, in 1976 he interrupted his studies of food science at the Polytechnic to devote himself entirely to photography. In 1977, after a stay in Paris, he moved to Locarno and then attended a photography school in Milan. He began his professional career as a photojournalist working on various assignments in the Middle East for major agencies and magazines. Between 1981 and 1992 he worked exclusively with Polaroid film in all formats, and very often with the giant Polaroid 20x24" (50x60cm).

Reza has exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, among which, the National Museum for Photography Bradford, Munich Stadtmuseum, Museo de Arte Contemporanea Madrid, Musée de L'Elysée Lausanne, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City, Hamburger Kunsthalle, and Palace of Expositions Rome. He has published his work in numerous magazines, books and catalogs and has won several international photography awards.

In 1985 he was selected by a panel of curators and art historians as one of the 12 "The New Swiss Photographers" for the magazine DU. In 1991 took part in the official exhibition entitled "Voir La Suisse Autrement" to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Confederation Helvetica. He has also been selected for 3 of the 5 Polaroid volumes "Selections" Polaroid International Collection. In 2001 the work of Reza Khatir was published in the volume Photography 7th Edition, published by Pearson Education, Prentice Hall.

Currently, in addition to his work as a photographer, he is the Photo-Editor for the Swiss weekly "ticinosette" and he is a professor of photography and visual communication at SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland)

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Reza Khatir, Oblivion 3, Photography

Reza Khatir

Oblivion 3, 2006
30 x 60 cm
Photography

725 €

Reza Khatir, Oblivion 20, Photography

Reza Khatir

Oblivion 20, 2008
30 x 40 cm
Photography

725 €

Reza Khatir, Darks #5, Photography

Reza Khatir

Darks #5, 1985
60 x 50 cm
Photography

4 500 €

Reza Khatir, East of the Moon 18, Photography

Reza Khatir

East of the Moon 18, 1989
60 x 50 cm
Photography

4 500 €

Reza Khatir, Le Lune di Saturno #20B, Photography

Reza Khatir

Le Lune di Saturno #20B, 2009
74 x 130 cm
Photography

3 650 €

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