Roshanak Amini
Co-founder of Center for Peripheries Collective
Born in 1991 in Tehran, Iran
Based in Berlin, Germany and Vancouver, Canada
2016-2019 Masters in Arts-Raumstrategien, Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin/Germany
2009-2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada 
Professional Experience
2021 Artist assistant for Chiharu Shiota, Berlin/Germany
2020 Art teacher at Open doors Tuition, Berlin/Germany
2020 Ceramics teacher at Mandarie Kunstschule, Berlin/Germany
2018 - 2019 Tutor at Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin/Germany
2016 4Cats Studios, North Vancouver, BC/Canada
2012 Gallery Assistant, Supernal Arts, North Vancouver, Canada
2008-2015 Music and art teacher, Ava Music and Art Center Ltd. North Vancouver, Canada 
Solo/collaborative exhibitions and workshops 
2019 La Storia, APAB, Berlin, Germany
2016 All That Has Been Done Before Fifty Fifty Art Collective, Victoria, Canada
2015 Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery, D'Clinic Studios, Lendava, Slovenia
As part of the Center for Peripheries artist collective 
2022-2023 ein bisschen Glück groß gewinnen, Saalbau, Berlin
2022 Des Nachbars Garten, Retramp, Berlin 
2021 Alles muss raus, Open Tiny, Berlin
Selected group exhibitions/Projects 
2022 The Other Side of Water (curator/artist), Belgrade Cultural Center, Serbia
2021 Slow Moves II, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin
2020  Drifting bodies/ fluent spaces, Online 
2019  Resistance–Widerständigkeit, Haus der Statistik, Berlin, Germany 
2019  DECOMMUNI_ATION, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin, Germany
2018 School of Continual Education, Australische Botschaft, Berlin, Germany 
2018 Unit of Measurement, St. Thomas-Kirchhof, Berlin, Germany
2017 Urban Machen, Kottbusser Tor, Berlin, Germany
2017  Rundgang, Weißensee Kunsthochschule Rundgang, Berlin, Germany
2017  Miss Read Artist Book Fair, Berlin, Germany
2017  Artburst Berlin, Kunstansage, Berlin, Germany 
2017  Spiritual Pilgrimage, VABF studio space, Vancouver, Canada 
2017  Leipziger Buchmesse, Leipzig, Germany
2016  Vancouver Art/Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2016  Print Ready Stockholm-Vancouver, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, Canada
2016  Minibar, Stockholm Sweden 
2016  Print Ready 5, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, Canada
2015  Antics, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2015  Print Ready 3, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, Canada
2014  The Show, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada 
2014  The Blue show, Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2013  An Incongruent Landscape, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada 
2012  Drawing Quarters, ie Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2012  Natural Capital, The Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Richmond, Canada
2022 invited guest lecturer, CIEE, Berlin, Germany
2021 Invited guest lecturer,  CIEE, Berlin, Germany 
2019 Inside/Outside Residency, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2018 DECOMMUNI_ATION Residency, Kiev, Ukraine
2018  Nonument Symposium, MOTA, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2015  D'clinic Studios Residency, Lendava, Slovenia 
Volunteer Experience
2012 Gallery Assistant, Supernal Arts, North Vancouver, Canada
2011 Activity Organizer, North Vancouver Community Art Council, North Vancouver, Canada
2010 Activity Organizer, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 2010
2010 Assistant Curator, Basic Inquiry, Vancouver, Canada 
Recent Scholarship/Grant:
2022 Neukölln Bezirk Kulturförderung, Center for Peripheries
2021 Mart Stam Gesellschaft Projektförderung, Center for Peripheries
2022 Neustart Stipendium, Stiftung Kunstfonds
2021 Senatverwaltung für Kultur und Europa 
2019 Promos Scholarship – 6 weeks funding for research in Iran. 
Autogenesis Magazine, “My Eroding History: The destruction of Historical Monuments in Iran”, Berlin, Germany
Trialog magazine, “Mapping In and Out of the Indigenous Communities of Canada”, Berlin, Germany
Vestnik Newspaper; Slovenia