Born 1980, Schiraz, Iran
Lives and works in Cologne, Germany

Education

2008

Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

Solo Exhibitions

2023

Dinge Weltweit, Maureen Paley & Studio M, London, UK

2022

Bilder sprechen, Provinz Showroom, Bochum, Germany
bacchus madness walking experiences, Ermes, Ermes, Rome, Italy
Rotpeter: Bild eines zur Dressur gezwungenen, Moon Grove, Rusholme, Manchester, UK

2021

coming for your job and wifes, Tramps, London, UK
SPIT, Braunsfelder, Cologne, Germany (C)

2020

Zarinbal Khoshbakht, Cologne, Germany

2016

Femdom, Pantaleonsmühlengasse/ Part1, Cologne, Germany

2014

Arbeiten aus dem Hinterkopf, Christopher Crescent, London, UK

2012

El grande Primitivo (große Unvernunft), Berthold Pott Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2011

Der Limbische Schacht, Galerie Berthold Pott Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2010

Solo, Kunsthaus Essen, Essen, Germany

2005

45, Raum für Kunst und Musik, Cologne, Germany

Two Person Exhibitions

2019

Alastair Mackinven and Behrang Karimi, Maureen Paley, London, UK

Group Exhibitions

2022

The Age, Shahin Zarinbal, Berlin, Germany
Sweet Days of Discipline , Hannah Hoffman, Los Angeles, CA, USA (C)

2021

Von der schenkenden Tugend, Zarinbal Khoshbakht, Cologne, Germany
Fifteen Painters, Andrew Kreps, New York, USA

2020

Any Day Now, Sprüth Magers, London, UK (online)
Akademie Galerie, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Space is the Place, Paul Wiersbinski, Hybrid Installation, Berlin, Germany
Everything is Personal, Tramps, New York, USA

2019

d-ream-ing, Pantaleons Müehlengasse, Cologne, Germany

2018

Here,Here.., Braunsfelder Family Collection, Cologne, Germany
Salon des Amateurs, Tramps, London

2017

If This Not be I, Galerie Sandra Bürgel, Berlin, Germany
Eggy and Seedy, Reading International Festival, Reading, UK
I went into the woods, Galerie Susanne Neuerburg, Hennef, Germany

2016

one Egg a Day, Pantaleonsmühlengasse, Cologne, Germany
she might be, Galerie Susanne Zander, Cologne, Germany
Removals, Zeichnungen und Objekte 8Q, Cologne, Germany

2015

Placebo Home, Part1, Cologne, Germany
Palourde Cuites, Christopher Crescent Gallery Brüssel - London
Full Resolution, Kunstverein Leverkusen Museum Schloss Morsbroich
DeepGrey, Düsseldorf, Germany

2014

Horst Jansen Grafik Preis, Museum Horst Jansen Museum Oldenburg
open the gates, JTT Gallery, New York

2013

Missliche Lage, Jagla Ausstellungsraum Köln
The Noodles That We Eat, Christopher Crescent Gallery at HD Projects, New York

2012

Homeland 1, Berthold Pott Galerie, Cologne
CIAO, Ringstube Mainz

2011

Vor Gott ist alle Kunst Scheiße, Boutique Köln
Paintings & Films (Doig Class), Parkhaus im Malkasten Düsseldorf Fine Line Positionen zeitgenössischer Zeichnung, KIT Düsseldorf

2010

CELLE, Projektraum Köln
Self-Consciousness, curated by Hilton  Als and Peter Doig, Veneklasen/Werner Gallery, Berlin
Addition and Subtraction, 304 Days Gallery, Vancouver, (C)
You can leave your hat on, Gallery  Hasen Projekt, Schmela Haus, Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf
Work in still, Avslkarl Gallery, Copenhagen
All you can Eat, Galerie Anna Klinkhammer, Düsseldorf

2009

Burn Out I + II, Kunstraum Blast e.V., Cologne
The Köln Concept, Rheinlandhalle, Cologne
C’est bien fait, Trübenbach Galerie, Projektraum Essen

2008

Szenenbild/Bühnenbild für Experimentelles Tanzstück ERICA, im Rahmen des Tanzplans Dresden, Semper Oper Dresden
Blackhole / Cube, Förderverein für aktuelle Kunst e.V. Münster
I am not dead but I am divided, Galerie Anita Becker, Frankfurt a.M.

Grants and Scholarships

2020

Berlin Landesregierung Grant

2016

Kunststiftung NRW Förderstipendium

2012

Mercuri Urval Stipendium

Selected Talks and Teaching

2016

Visiting Artist, Lecturer, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, London, UK

Publications

2021

SPIT, Braunsfelder, Cologne, Germany
Nude Days, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz
König and Zarinbal Khoshbakht

2020

BK Solar, ZarinbalKhoshbakht

2014

Horst-Janssen Grafikpreis

2012

Pentaton, Kokerei Hansa

2011

Fine Line, KIT Düsseldorf
Problem 001, with René Kemp
Early Mammals, Edition Klasse Doig

Bibliography

2023

–––, Must See: Behrang Karimi: Dinge Weltweit, artforum.com, 16 January 2023
–––, Five Exhibitions in London to see in January 2023, artplugged.co.uk, 4 January 2023

2021

–––, Editors Picks: 11 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From a Jacob Lawrence Lecture to a Roadside Push to Pay Women Artists, news.artnet.com, 29 March 2021
–––, Fifteen Painters at Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, artefuse.com, 8 May 2021

2019

Hunt, Andrew, Alastair Mackinven and Behrang Karimi, Artforum, May 2019, pp. 291-292

2010

Reimer, Jasmine, Addition and Subtraction: Conditioned Antagonism and the Neutral, 304 days, Vancouver, Canada, 2010