top of page



2021 - 2023  

Goldsmiths, University of London.  Scholarship

MFA in Fine Art.     Fine Art, Merit 


2018 - 2020

Kabul University, Afghanistan.  Scholarship

MA in Visual & Performing Arts


2017 - 2018

University of Art, Iran.  Scholarship

MA in Visual Communication (Graphic Design)  (Visual branding)  



Aptech, New Delhi, India.  Scholarship

The course in Graphic & Web Designing


2008 - 2011

Kabul University, Afghanistan.

BA in Graphic Design


Goethe-Institute, Afghanistan.

Advanced photography workshop



Goethe-Institute, Afghanistan.

Basic photography workshop

Professional Experience:
2012 - 2021   Art Lecturer at Faculty of Fine Arts, Kabul University, Afghanistan.
  • Designed and developed courses to suit students' needs.

  • Taught students through lectures, seminars, online classes and fieldwork.

  • Set assignments and exams, and assess progress.

  • Managed research programmes and budgets.

  • Act as personal tutor to students, developing their knowledge in Art.

  • Providing lectures across the Graphic design, Contemporary art, Sculpture and Painting departments.

  • Supporting other faculty members with research and cultural works.

  • Participating with cross collaborative and multi-disciplined teams, to develop and produce exceptional projects, design and art.

  • Providing enriching, meaningful engagement and dialogue. 

  • Sourcing research and information for use in the development of curriculum.

  • Following all educational guidelines, ensuring all milestones and development was achieved.

  • Advised students on trends, topics and changes within the industry.

  • Attending field trips and providing support to students with extracurricular activities.

  • Attending educational research conferences.

  • Providing information and interviews for various media entities including BBC, DW, International radio, TV, Newspapers and media agencies.

Since 2006 Graphic Designer   freelancer
  • Graphic designer for the Mehrgan International Film Festival for 3 years in Afghanistan.

  • Graphic designer for Kabul Student's Film Festival for 2 years, Afghanistan.

Skills & Expertise:
  • Languages: Dari/Farsi (Persian), English.

  • Creative, Sociable, Teamwork, Problem-solving, Keen eye and attention to detail.

  • Fine Art MFA, Graphic Design, Contemporary Art, Painting and Sculpture.

  • Hand weaving carpets and materials.

  • Exhibitions and shows.

  • Knowledge of teaching and the ability to design courses.

  • Research, Analysis.

  • Analytical, resourceful and pro-active.

  • Multi-cultured approach to learning.

  • Design and development of lessons and learning.

  • Leadership and management skills.

  • Higher education/Further education.

  • Time management.

  • Interpersonal skills, able to provide support, active listening, mentoring and empathy.

  • Advanced IT skills: Photoshop, InDesign, CorelDraw.

Solo Exhibition:


Awakening Heart

Galeria Lola Ventos, Figurers, Spain.



Untitled            Site Specific Art

Kabul University campus, Kabul, Afghanistan.               



Exhibition...      Installation

Mosallay Shaheed Mazari, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Selected Exhibition:


MFA Fine Art degree show

Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.



Present Tense

Deptford X, London, UK.



Architectures of Destruction

Afghanistan in Contemporary Art Cologne, Germany.


Emergenc(y): Afghan Lives Beyond the Forever War

California, USA.


Safe Home Unsafe Home

Figueres, Spain.



Between the Self and its True Home

UCLA New Wight Biennial, Los Angeles, USA.



On Hold

Deptford X, London, UK.



Fragmented Futures: Afghanistan 100Y ears Later

ReflectSpace Gallery, California, USA.




Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran.

Interests & Hobbies:

Art, Design, Music, Reading, Exercise, Nature.

bottom of page