Shirin Fathi

Exhibited Artist

Shirin Fathi



2011-2013 MA Photography
Central Saint Martins, London

2007-2011 Bachelor of Design, Major: Advertising
Minor: Photography
OCAD University, Toronto

2001-2005 BA Economics
York University, Toronto

2015 Winner, Flash Forward Festival 2015
2015 Shortlisted, Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum
2013 British Journal of Photography, Project showcase
2011 Scotiabank Scholarship for the Magnum Photos Workshop Toronto in
conjunction with the 2011 CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival
2009 Annual Astral Media Outdoor Student Design Competition


2015 Flash Forward 2015 Publication
2014 Tank Magazine, Fall/winter issue
2014 Six Pillars: Middle Eastern Arts Media, Radio interview
2013 British Journal of photography, Sep issue
2012 Vogue Italia Magazine, Nov issue
2012 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival: Exposed 2012
2012 The Magenta Links
2011 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival: Figure & Ground, Magnum Photos
2011 Headline: Shirin Fathi wins Scotiabank Scholarship to attend CONTACT Magnum
Workshop, OCAD University Headline News
2010 The magnificent seven: Toronto’s most promising young designers,
Eye Weekly
2009 Third year advertising students express cultural optimism, OCAD

Selected Exhibitions:

2015 Mohsen Gallery, Tehran
2014 Silk Road Gallery, Tehran
2013 Show One, Lethaby Galley, Central Saint Martins, London
2012 CSM Auction
2012 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival: Be Here Now, Exposed 2012, Gladstone
Hotel, Toronto
2012 Central Saint Martins MA Photography Interim Show, Archway Campus, London
2012 Between the World and Nothing, The Old Wood Workshop, London
2011 Line Art, Toronto
2011 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival: Figure & Ground, Magnum Workshop,
Drake Hotel, Toronto


2015 Current Practice, OCAD University, Toronto
2014 Forth year directed studio, OCAD University, Toronto
2014 Face forward, OCAD University, Toronto