Born in Tehran/Iran, Neda Saeedi lives and works in Berlin. She studied classical sculpture under the direction of Raffie Davtian in Tehran and later Fine Arts at the LensBased Class of Prof. Hito Steyelr at Berlin University of Arts (UdK). She is the recipient of the Villa Romana Prize 2022 and a fellow of the International Research Fellow of Max-Planck-Institut in Florenz, the Kunstfonds Scholarship 2020 and The Elsa Neumann Emerging Artist Prize 2019. She is an alumni of the Delfina Foundation Artist Residency in London. Her publication RETURN TO NEVERLAND - A DIALOGUE BETWEEN NEDA SAEEDI & HOMAYOUN SIRIZI was published (in Farsi and English) by Pejman Foundation and released in the fall of 2021.

Saeedi  has exhibited her work at galleries, museums and art spaces internationally – such as Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden; Taxipalais Kunsthalle Tiroll, Innsbruck; Extra City, Antwerp; Luleå Biennial 2018; Ludlow 38, New York; Bonner Bundeskunsthalle; Folkwang Museum, Essen; Savvy Contemporary, Berlin, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Dastan Gallery, Tehran (solo); Argo Factory, Tehran (solo); New Viewings at Barbara Thumm Gallery (online).

Interviews & features:

Feature / By Felix Müller at Berliner Morgenpost on the occasion of Gallery Weekend Berlin Link 2023

WITCH TALKS / Neda Saeedi in conversation with Nina Tabassomi at Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol on the occasion of the exhibition HEXEN Link to Video doc 2021
Visit My Tent / Studio Portrait & interview by Stephanie Naumann Link 2022

Lulea Journal / Interview with Asrin Haidari on the occasion of Lulea Biennial 2018 Link 2018

Overview Mag / Exhibition Portraits on the occasion of the exhibition Memories from Now Link 2021


State and Nature, kunstforum, Ellen Wagner, 2021 LINK

Die Macht des Wildbachs, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Alexandra Wach, 2021 LINK

Der Staat sind sie, Magazine Poly, Hervé Lévy, 2021 LINK

"Hexen": Mordslust auf männliches Frischfleisch im Taxispalais Innsbruck, Ivona Jelčić, Der Standart, 2021 LINK

„Hexen" im Taxispalais: Radikal weiter gefasst, Tiroler Tageszeitung, 2021 LINK

Unter die Oberfläche, Sandra Schäfer, Kulturfüchsin, 2021 LINK

HEXEN, Kunstforum, Ursula Maria Probst, 2021 LINK

Hexen: In der Hexenküche des Kapitalismus, Ivona Jelčić, Artmagazine, 2021 LINK


Contact: ndsaeedi(at)gmail.