Sadaf Sadri



Sadaf Sadri is an Iranian artist based in Seattle. They use video, photography, machine learning and experimental practices to explore the intersection of traditions, cultures and technology to create alternative narratives and challenge the mainstream understanding of gaze, surveillance and queerness. 


  • Kemi Adeymi
  • Rebecca Cummins
  • Ellen Garvens
  • Flint Jamison
  • Afroditi Psarra


  • MFA, Photo/Media, University of Washington, 2022
  • BA, Cinema / Cinematography, Art University of Tehran, 2015

Excerpt from commentary by Aurora San Miguel

I think commercial cinema is just too far from the aesthetics of my work. I think experimental film gives me the freedom to get closer to my audience and have a real interaction instead of recreating an interaction.

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