Werdegang / Ausbildung: 
Farrokh Vahabzadeh holds a PhD in Social Anthropology and Ethnology from the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences of Paris (EHESS). He held from 2015 to 2017 the Junior research Chair of Sorbonne Universités « Gesture-Acoustics-Music » in France. His field of research is ethnomusicology with special focus on gestures in artistic creations. As an artist, Farrokh Vahabzadeh is interested in different areas of visual art including painting, drawing, photography and filmmaking. This versatility widens his horizons to what he can reconfigure and experiment as different angles of his vision of the world both in its real and surreal dimensions.
Wichtige Projekte / Ausstellungen: 
2018 Solo painting exhibition "Blue fades under the sun", Rayan art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2017 Open Art Exposition, The Montreal Art Center, Montreal, Canada
2015 Solo photo exhibition « les jardins célestes », La rouladerie, Montreal, Canada
2015 Photo exhibition « Heavenly gardens » (Farrokh Vahabzadeh, Reza Assasi), Contact Photo Festival, Bending spoon gallery, Toronto, Canada
2014 Collective exhibition “Le ciel est bleu partout” Mekic gallery, Montréal
2013 Collective exhibition of selected artists of Tirgan photo contest, Harbour Front, Toronto
2013 Solo exhibition “The foxes and the others”, Sabz gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013 Collective exhibition “Synergy 1 “ an art benefit for the Azerbaijan earthquake survivors, Tehran, Iran
2013 Collective painting exhibition, Mekic gallery, Montreal, Canada
2012 Solo photo exhibition “geste et la musique”, Péniche Anako, Paris, France
2012 Solo photo exhibition “la musique du monde”, MJC Relief, Morangis, France
2012 Collective painting exhibition (M.Tavaf, M.Izadifar, F.Vahabzadeh), Mekic gallery, Montreal, Canada
2012 Solo painting exhibition « Les eyes | The z’yeux », Chez Baptiste, Montreal
2012 Collective painting exhibition « Déjà vu », Mekic gallery, Montreal, Canada
2007 Solo photo Exhibition « The Tajiks » -Fondation de Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, France
2005 Solo photo Exhibition « Baloutchistan » – Ecloe des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France
Auszeichnungen / Preise: 
2010 « Public Prize » 2nd International photography contest CafeLitt (Montréal, Paris)
2009 « Public Prize» 1st International photography contest CafeLitt (Montréal, Paris)
2009 Jury membre du festival et concours de photo « Territoires en images » (Paris)
2008 Prize .la photo scientifique" for ethnomusicological photo panel in exhibition « L’homme en image, images de l’Homme » Université Paris Descartes (Paris)