Ali Dadgar (IR/US)

Not Here 1, Acrylic paint on Silver Gelatin Print, 28’w x 18”h 2008-09



San Francisco Bay Area based Ali Dadgar’s multi-disciplinary practice includes experimental printmaking, digital photography, painting and performance. Born in Iran, Dadgar immigrated to the United States in 1978. A member of the Berkeley based Theatre Company Darvag since 1988, Dadgar collaborates with a variety of visual and performing artists in the Bay Area. He is currently part of traveling exhibition; International Roaming Biennale of Tehran. He has received his MFA in the Art Practice program at University of California in Berkeley where his is currently a lecturer in the department of Art Practice.


Ali Dadgar’s work for Deadpan IV is a reaction to work by Marie Kolding Lund (DK) from Deadpan III