Samaneh Roghani


Samaneh Roghani (b. 1984) is an Iranian artist based in Malmö, Sweden. She has a Bachelor of Photography from Azad University in Tehran. A BFA and an MFA from Malmö Art Academy.

In her works, Roghani weaves together personal stories with universal narratives about people struggling for a better life. There is opposition, resistance, and migration in the face of fear, oppression, and persecution.

Roghani uses a variety of media and techniques, including photography and video. Entangling her personal experience by reproducing self-portraits in the very fabric of her works.

Focusing on installations that give the audience a multi-sensory experience by combining visual, auditory, and tactile elements. Creating powerful immersive experiences to convey an understanding of the conditions of our contemporary societies.

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  • Master of Fine Arts, Malmö Art Academy, Lund University, 2018–2020
  • Exchange semester, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, 2019
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Malmö Art Academy, Lund University, 2015–2018
  • Bachelor of Photography, Art & Architecture Faculty of Azad University, Tehran, 2002–2007
  • Diploma in Graphics, Modarres High school, Tehran, 1998–2002