MINOU NOROUZI is an Austrian/Iranian moving image artist & TED Fellow. She lives and works in London & Linz.
Whilst giving the impression of layered fiction her work is routed in documentary practice.
Her thematic preoccupation lies in the psychological landscapes of incubated desire, displacement, authoritarianism & surrender, misplaced femininity, often framed within the mundane.
Video works have been shown at CCA Glasgow, Calvert 22 London, QUAD Derby, CUBE Gallery Manchester, Skopje Biennal , Los Angeles Filmforum and Telic Gallery in Los Angeles, as well as at film festivals internationally.
She has worked in documentary productions for Channel 4, ITV, BBC2, CBC, and continues to work as a lecturer.
Anatomy of Failure, her first full-length documentary work premiered in Toronto at Hot Docs 2008. All Shades of Grey, supported by the British Council premiered at the 55th Oberhausen Festival in Germany.
Minou co-founded the curatorial initiative Sheffield Fringe, which launched in June 2011 to coincide with Sheffield Doc/Fest, the UK's premiere documentary festival & market. Sheffield Fringe aims to supports conceptual approaches to documentary practice.
Expanding public perception of what constitutes documentary form. The detail in almost anything. Salads. Time.
Movement exists in stagnation.
Strategies & contributions to ensuring the proliferation of culture in an excessively product driven society.
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