Rashin Fahandej is an artist and filmmaker. 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. Her projects engage a variety of social, political and cultural issues through conceptual, psychological as well as aesthetic explorations.
Her work, solo and collaborative, has been exhibited internationally at numerous venues including The Western Front, Vancouver; Organhaus Gallery, Chongqing/China; Normale Supérieure, Paris; UCLA’s Wight Gallery, LA; Southern Exposure, Intersections for the Arts, San Francisco; Big Screen Plaza, Alwan for the Arts, NYC. Her experimental short film Sahyeh Sorkh was an official selection at Boston International Film Festival.
Rashin was born and raised in Iran and currently lives in Boston, MA. She received her BFA in painting from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design; and her MFA in Film studies from San Francisco Art Institute.