Elahe Abdolahabadi started her education and training in Photography in 2006. She received her bachelor degree of Art in Photography at Art University of Isfahan in 2010. Following that she continued her MA studies at Art University of Tehran in the same filed and obtained her MA in 2013 .From the beginning of being involved in this field, Abdolahabadi tried to react to the world through photography.
She has established her career and artistic personality through several exhibitions, writing articles for photography journals,teaching photography, as well as lecturing on photography.
In 2016, she exhibited a part of “Loneliness of Brick’. It’s a book of image narration of Neyhabur monuments. In 2014, she held a solo exhibition named “Akskhaneh Ziba” at Akskhaneh Shahr Gallery. This exhibition was part of her personal archive of the photos of old Iranian photographers. In 2012, she held a solo exhibition titled “An Instant of Time and Place” at Arte Gallery. She then gave this collection a new form.
In recent years, she have further followed her performance in the field of photography through participating in group exhibitions and photo expos. Her other experiences in photography include writing articles in photography magazines such as Honar-Ha-Ye-Ziba Magazine, Aks Magazine, etc. Several lectures on the relationship between text and photo, which is an issue of interest to her, publishing photo collections in photo books and magazines such as PRIVATE International Magazine, Saba Photo Book, etc., and cooperating with different organizations in fulfilling architecture photo orders are among her other experiences.
In 2014, she worked at Neyshabur Municipality as advisor and photographer. During 2011 till 2012, she worked at Organization of Tehran Beautification. These participations resulted in publishing a number of books including “Loneliness Of Brick” and “Enamelled Domes”, etc.
She has experiences of instructing in university in her profile as well. Instructing at Art University of Isfahan Photography Department during 2016-2018, instructing at School of Visual Arts in University of Semnan Photography Department and University of Neyshabur Graphics Department during 2014-2018 are among her university instructing experiences.
These days, apart from photographing in her issue of interest, i.e. documentary photographing, Abdolahabadi does cityscape photography. she try to achieve her own personal concepts from her photographs.
- Solo Exhibitions:
2016 – Lonely Of Brick: The Historic Photos of Houses and Gardens of Neyshabour, Neyshabour, Khorasan Razavi, Iran.
2014 – Akskhaneh Ziba: Solo Exhibition of Photography, Akskhaneh Shahr Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2012 – An Instant of Time and Place: Solo Exhibition of Photography, Arte Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
- Group Exhibitions and Awards:
2019 – Group Exhibition of Fajr Visual Arts Festival, Iranian Academy Of The Arts (IAA), Tehran, Iran.
2019 – Selected at Fajr Visual Arts Festival, Tehran, Iran
2018 – Winner of the Bronze Medal in the Street Portrait category of Street Photo Awards
2018 – Selected at International Women Photographers Association (IWPA), Toulouse, France
2018 – Zahlé – April 13th – June 1st, Institut Français
2018 – Tokyo – Canon Japan Headquarter Gallery
2018 – Saida, June 22nd – July 1st, Institut Français
2018 – Paris – Marie (City Hall) 1st Arrondissement
2018 – La Galerie, Alliance Française , Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2018 – Institut Français, Beirut, Lebanon
2018 –Alliance Française , Chittagong, Bangladesh
2016 – Museum of Patriotism: Group Exhibition of Photography, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013 – Selected at TahRan’s Photo’s Festival. Organization of Tehran Beautification and Tehran Municipality Tehran, Iran
2013 – Winner of 1st prize of Ordibehesht Photo’s Festival, Bandar-Abbas Youth Cinema Society, Iran.
2013 – Ordibehesht Photo’s Festival. Group Exhibition of Photography, Bandar-Abbas Youth Cinema Society, Iran.
2013 – TahRan’s Photo’s Festival: Group Exhibition of Photography, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran.
2013 – 2`nd Photo Tehran`s Expo: Group Exhibition of Photography, Shams Art Gallery, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran.
2012 – Saba Photo: Exhibition & Sale of Artworks of Iranian Photographers Artists, The Iranian Academy Of The Arts, Tehran, Iran.
2012 – Photo group exhibition of Photo Collegian Festival of Tehran University, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran.
2011 – Aksbazi: Group Exhibition of Photography, Aran Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2011 – Selected at first Photo Collegian Festival of Tehran University
2010 – Selected at International Büyükcekmece Culture and Art Festival: 1 International Competition of Photography, Turkey.
2010 – The Iranian Flag: Group Photography Slideshow, India.
2009 – Land art performance in Maranjab Desert, Isfahan, Iran.
2004 – Honor Diploma of Omid & Entezar National Photo Festival, the Artistic Center Of Iran, Tehran, Iran.
2020 – The Role Of Title In Producing The Meaning Of Photo, Herfe-Honarmand (Profession: Artist), No.74, Winter 2020
2017 – Photography training at the colleges of Photography, Cheshmak Magazine.Vol 6.
2014 – PRIVATE Magazine: International Review of Photographs. Iran Today. PRIVATE 58, p.42-43 (42-45) Winter 2013-14
2014 – A Study On the Role And position Of Title In Expressive Function Of Photo. Honar-Ha-Ye-Ziba. Honar-Ha-Ye-Tajassomi. Journal of Fine Arts. University of Tehran. Vol 19- p 49-58. Spring 2014 (author)
2014 – Lonely Of Brick :Neyshabour Monuments by Image Narration. ISBN: 9786005511154. Neyshabour Municipality. Neyshabour, Khorasan Razavi, Iran. (photographer and book author)
2012 – Saba Photo, Photographers Artworks collection, p 84-85,Tehran, Iran
2012 – Photo Collegian Festival of Tehran University, p 102-111, Tehran, Iran.
2011 – A Study on the Practical Role of Photo in the Pahlavi Era Newspapers, Aks Magazine, Vol 294. Oct 2011(author)
2011 – Enamelled Domes, Tehran Mosques by Image Narration. National bibliography numbers: From series of Organization of Tehran Beautification books, Tehran Municipality, Tehran, Iran. (member of photography group)
2011 – Introduction of My B.A. Thesis as a higher theses in Art University of Esfahan. Meshkat-E-Honar Magazine. Vol. 6. 2011
2011 – Simorgh Newspaper : an interview about Sixteenth Neyshabour Photo Festival (related to Iran Youth Cinema Society), Vol. 12
2020 – Studying Photography Issues at University, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
2018– Women, Photography and Politics , the French Institute, Beirut, Lebanon
2017 – Photo- text In The Photos Of Iranian Art Photographer– Isfahan Photo Club(NGO) ,Isfahan, Iran
2017 – Professional Photo Editing Workshop, National and annual Research Week of University of Neyshabour, Neyshabour, Khorasan Razavi, Iran.
2016 – A Study On the function and Operation of text In Photos (Photo- text In The Photos Of Iranian Contemporary Art Photographer), National and annual Research Week of Art University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
2013 – Photo and Title in Photography of Iran, National and annual Research Week of University of Art, Tehran, Iran
2013 – Artworks and Titles in the World Artworks, National and annual Research Week of University of Neyshabur. Neyshabour, Khorasan Razavi, Iran.
2011 – The Reality in Photography, Iran Youth Cinema Society, Neyshabour, Khorasan Razavi, Ir