Courtesy Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad.

Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad (UK associate) graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2008, and soon after established a studio practice that spans across formats and scale, producing images, spaces, furniture, food, games and products.

His practice is concerned with understanding and engaging social emergences within domestic and urban public spaces. Recent projects include: Mapping Mapusa Market (AHRC, British Council, 2014), Lose&Find (LCCA, Rīga, 2013), Penfold’s Cupboard (The Showroom Gallery, 2013), The Possibility Forum (The Centre for Possible Studies, Serpentine Gallery, 2013), Telling Not Reading (w/ muf architects, 2013), Zoo-Topia (London Festival of Architecture, 2012), In Other Words (Sarai, Delhi, 2012).

He regularly teaches at Kingston University, Royal College of Art and Central St. Martins.

Bahbak is a UK-based associate resident participating in The Politics of Food programme.


The Politics of Food:
Season 1


Winter 2014

Artist’s website



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