Born  1989 Ardebil, Iran.

based in Austria.

Kia has studied acting and body performance in  Tehran.

His practice is mostly focused on self portraiture as a means of identity discovery

2019 graduated from the Fotoakademie Graz.
currently student at The University of Applied Arts of Vienna. 


Austrian ministry of Arts and Culture – starting grant art photography 2021

selected Group exhibitions

FRESH EYES collective exhibition, Rotterdam 2021

Fotohof calling projection, Salzburg 2021

the big picture Colorado 2021-2023, Denver

Les Boutographies, Montpellier 2021 ( jury's projection ) 

Graz photo biennial 020, Graz 2021

group exhibition "Stories of solitude " , Artburst Berlin 2020

Rotterdam Photo festival (single image), Rotterdam 2020

Tate Modern tate lates #everydaydoramaar display show(single image) , London 2020

White frames, charity exhibition for out-of-school children, Tehran 2020

Group exhibition "Reflections" , Graz 2019

Fresh eyes 2021