Roshanak (Roshi) Khakban, lives and work in London, UK. Originally from Tehran-Iran.

e-mail: khakban.roshanak@gmail.com

Education
 
2014-2016  Central Saint Martins; UAL, London, MA Fine Art 
2011-2014   Central Saint Martins; UAL, London, BA Fine Art (sculpture)
2010-2011   Blake College - BTEC Foundation in Art & Design

2006-2009  Mahan Atelier - Tehran, IRAN - Ceramic and Glaze Course

2004-2006  Microsoft Certificated Network Engineering (MCSE) 

Short Course
2014 - 'How To Become an Independent Curator', Central Saint Martins, UAL- Richbell Place

Shows
 

2020 - A 1 min video in response to a proposal written by artist Mustafa Boga, Paris

2017 - Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery - Antennae/ Platforms Projects 2017, London

2016 - The Flying Dutchman - 'Hiding in Plain Sight', London

2016 - South London Gallery - REcreative Screening, London

2015 - The Big Space V., UAL, Central Saint Martins, curated by Alex Schady, London

2015 - 'Azadi Square'; Lethaby Gallery, UAL, Central Saint Martins, London

2015 - 'Remember Nature'; a collective piece with MA Photography and MA Fine Art curated by Alex Schady, Art              Programme Director, Central Saint Martins in collaboration with Gustav Metzger and supported by the                Serpentine Gallery London, showcasing work made in response to Metzger's call to action by students              from across our Art Programme, London

2015 - A group exhibition UAL, Central Saint Martins. A collective piece with MA Fine Art and MA Photography 

2015 - CoffeeArtProject - 'Coffee Video' Pop-up exhibition. The Old Truman Brewery, London

2015 - 'You're The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly' Central Saint Martin's MA Interim Show at The Laundry, London

2014 - Group Exhibition - THE TOMORROW PEOPLE (Hackney WickED Art Festival), Forman's Smokehouse                      Gallery, London

2014 - An exhibition of invites at Central Saint Martins, a project with Eleanor Brown - XMarks The Bokship,                  London

2013 - "Dis-location" Exhibition at Iniva (International Institute of Visual Art), an exhibition in response to the             'Keywords' exhibition in partnership with Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design. With Artist                  Erika Tan, London

2013 - 'Valentine's Day Massacre', UAL, Central Saint Martins in the structure built by Richard Wentworth [Black                Maria] with Chris Evans, Naomi Dines, Rory Macbeth, London

2013 - '____' Exhibition, UAL, Central Saint Martins, London

2012 - Group exhibition 'The Art of Letter-writing' Curated by Harrison Moore, London

2008 - Exhibition - First Women's Pottery Exhibition, Iran-Tehran, Niyavaran Artistic Creation Foundation,                    Tehran, Iran

 

 

 

 

Curatorial Projects // Work Experiences

2020 - Co-curator/Project manager, 'Depictions Of Living; Art and Activism in the time of climate crisis' with Samuel Ivan Roberts at The Art Pavilion, Mile End.

2019 - Exhibition Retail at The StoreX, 180 The Strand (Other Spaces; UVA /Transformer: A Rebirth of Wonder)

2019 - Assistant Curator, Blake College (David Game) HND final year

2019 - Gallery Assistant at The Store X, Richie and Matthew Hawtin on their F.U.S.E. Dimensions A/V show

2019 - Gallery Assistant at The StoreX, Kamasi Washingtons 'AS TOLD TO G/D THYSELF'

2018-2019 - Curator/Project Leader of Artist Mustafa Boga Solo Show, 'Army Time Memoir', at The Ashurst Emerging Artist Gallery

2018 - Curator/Project Leader of 'OF POSSIBLE CONFIGURATIONS' at A-side/ B-side Gallery

2018 - Curator/Project Leader of 'Missing Element'; Series of Videos/Performances exhibition funded by Agora Arts Circle, part of Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018

2018 - Gallery Assistant/AV Technical Assistant at The StoreX, 'Strange Days: Memories of the Future' exhibition

2018 - Gallery Assistant at The StoreX, 'A Shade of Pale

2018 - Gallery Assistant at The StoreX, 'Isle of Dogs' by Wes Anderson exhibition

2018 - Gallery Assistant at The StoreX for 'Ghosts Don’t Walk in Straight Lines' Cinematic Project by Saskia De Brauw and Vincent De Wijngaard

2017 - Photographing (Documenting) Artist Alisha Mir's Solo Show META- at The Muse Gallery, London

2016 - Life Drawing tutor at Blake College 

2015-2016 - Advisor for Koprojects/Locate IRAN

2015 - Co-curated Geroge Levantis, 'Paintings from Ezra Pound's Cantos I - XXVI & the Pisan Cantos'  at the                 Morgan London, 6 Astwood Mews, London SW7 4DE

2015 - Curator/ Project Leader alongside showing my work 'The Forbidden Fruit' in a group exhibition

          'WeLikeYou' at the Rag Factory  

2014 - Life Drawing tutor at Blake College

2014 - AV/Gallery Assistant at the Forman's Smokehouse Gallery/ Elevator Gallery for THE TOMORROW PEOPLE exhibition

2014 - Modelling for the Fashion Designer and RAW Artist Diana Garcia at The Old Truman Brewery

2014 - Assisting artists at Slade School of Art for BA Degree Show 2014

2014 - Editing (Premiere Pro)/ Producing Videos/ Install /Set up a photography studio for a BA student for the Central Saint Martins Degree show for her show at Camden Arts Centre

2014 - Assisting a graphic designer with setting up the set of a short film for a personal project, Nicholas Webster

2013 - Guest tutor, Art and Design Foundation students at Blake College under the supervision of a former foundation tutor

2013 - Worked on an online proposal curated by Artist and Art History Student 'Marie Bidegaray' - Work published on Tumblr website based on the viewer reflection on a text

2013 - Assistant of Laure Prouvost (Turner Prize Winner 2013) for a show at the Whitechapel Gallery

2012 - Volunteering for UAL Students Union, helping them for the Freshers Week; (Security, Working with the new students at halls) in London

2012 - Assisting with the Install of group shows at UAL, Central Saint Martins

2012 - Assisting with the Install of BTEC Final Show at Blake college

2011 - Invigilating the artist and illustrator Juliet Sugg's Installation at the Embankment Festival

2010 - present

2010 - present

Talks// Discussions // Interviews

2019 - Jerwood Staging Series 2019, Jerwood Space Review by Harriet Smith Hughes / A Panel Discussion; Rebecca Moss 

2016 - Interview with Central Saint Martins Digital Team, Take Five

2014 - Interview by the art enthusiast and the author of THE OTHER STUDIO, Dasha Plotnikova. 

 

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