Milad Forouzandeh was born and raised in Shiraz, Iran. He graduated in 2012 with a BA in visual communications from Shiraz Art Institute of Higher Education, with an approach in digital and new media art, where he was also acted as a teachers’ assistant. In 2010, he won the title of top young Iranian visual artist. His works have been nominated and selected in several biennales and events such as Shangyuan Art Museum, Tate Britain, The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale, NODE Forum for Digital Arts, Lisbon Film Rendezvous and etc. In 2014, Miald founded the “Dar-Al-Hokoomeh Project” with Mohsen Hazrati, an independent new media art project based in Shiraz with a vision to create a community dedicated to emerging artistic practices, workshops, talks, presentations, and exhibitions. In 2016, Milad began lecturing as an assistant professor in his alma mater, teaching Digital Arts courses. In 2017, Milad was invited as one of the guest speakers on the “Mollasadra St” episode of TEDx video series.
Having different experiences in “DAHproject”, as an artist and curator, I started working on my individual artistic practices; I have always aimed at the investigatory human being’s senses, emotions, and effects of cultures in ancient them. Thus, I could make a connection with what probably happens in the future, meaning that to me it is a kind of prediction and preparation for it. To reach this goal, I use the present time and existing technological equipment and facilitating as a bridge.
Self geometric tunnel
This project was supposed to be a kind of practice on ancient Islamic geometric patterns as well as an attempt for the reproduction and expansion of new forms of such patterns in 3D software space. also, I was inspired by a poem by an Iranian poet “Rumi”:
The house was left empty, and not one inhabitant (remained nobody saves the physician and that sick girl. Very gently, he said (to her), “Where is thy native town? For the treatment suitable to the people of each town is separate. And in that town who is related to thee? With what hast thou kinship and affinity? ” He laid his hand on her pulse and put questions, one by one, about the injustice of Heaven.