Hadi Jamali is an Iranian-born visual artist currently based in Montréal. Since 2003, Hadi has produced single-channel videos, photographic series, mixed-media works, and interactive installations. His most recent work uses spatialized sound and moving images to examine the link between dominant visual traditions and varying registers of contemporary (dis)location: not only geographic but also cognitive, temporal and moral.

Exhibitions & Screenings

2024    “de-compass,” group exhibition, video, Graffik Gallery, London, UK
2023    “Serendipity,”
Solo exhibition, interactive installation, Maison de la culture Janine-Sutto, Montreal, Canada
2023    “Serendipity,” Solo exhibition, interactive installation, Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Canada
2023    “sanctuaire d’oiseaux,” Audiovisual performance, Festival Acces Asie and Le Vivier at Édifice Wilder, Montreal
2023    “The Life of Uterus,” Group exhibition, Mixed media installation, Maison de la culture du Plateau, Montreal, Canada
2020    “In Praise of Silence” Interactive installation, solo exhibition, MAI Gallery, Montreal
2019    “The Marathon to Remain” video, screening, KLEX Festival, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2018    “Altered States,” “It’s Going to Be Okay” video installation, Group Exhibition, Eastern bloc, Montreal
2018    “La Foire” Single channel videos, screening, M.A.I Gallery, Canada
2017    “Serendipity” Interactive video installation, group exhibition, M.A.I Gallery, Canada
2017    “10th anniversary of Mekic,” Photo, group exhibition, Mekic Gallery, Montreal
2016    “The Eye Of The Well,” video, exhibition, Mekic Gallery, Canada
2015    “Selfie,” “The Marathon to Remain” video, group exhibition Mekic Gallery, Montreal

Grants & Residencies

2024    “EKWC, the European Ceramic Workcentre,” Oisterwijk, Netherlands
2023    “Arts Abroad, Residencies,’ Canada Council for the Arts
2023    “Research and creation,” Canada Council for the Arts  
“Vivacité” Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
2020    “Digital Original” Canada Council for the Arts
2018    “Programme d’accompagnement” PRIM | MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels)
2017    “Serendipity” Vidéographe & Festival Accès Asie

Workshops and Talks

2021    “Contemporary Art in Iran,” talk, IMCA 310, Concordia University
2021    “Documenting the Ephemeral!”, workshop, IMCA 331, Concordia University
2020    “Documenting Performance Art,” workshop, IMCA 230, Concordia University
2020    “Multi-Channel video installation,” workshop, IMCA 300, Concordia University
2019    “Animation and Collage,” workshop, IMCA 300, Concordia University
2016    Photography workshop, Mekic Gallery, Canada