Rah is an Iranian-Canadian video, photo and performance artist. Her work has been published and exhibited in galleries and museums internationally including Williams College Museum of Art (Massachusetts), Cutlog Contemporary Art Fair (New York), Kunsthaus Graz Museum (Austria) and MUU Galleria (Finland).

In 2014, Rah was the recipient of the Studio Das Weisse Haus residency in Vienna and Artslant’s Georgia Fee Artist/ Writers Residency in Paris. The same year she was invited to do a two month placement in Paris where she focused on producing her award winning video

In 2013, she was invited by the Williams College Museum of Art to create a performance in response to Diana Abu- Jaber’ s book,
Crescent and in 2012, her video Eslah was published in Art Journal, Vol. 8, a scholarly article written by PhD. Francine Dagenais and was published in Tehran, Iran.


Ethnic Roots

2017, 04:56 minutes, colour/black and white, English

Dear Sister

2016, 57:00 minutes, colour, Farsi with English Subtitles


2014, 06:00 minutes, Colour, English

Oriental Tutorial

2013, 02:48 minutes, Colour, English


2012, 05:05 minutes, colour, silent


2012, 01:40 minutes, colour, silent

Sound of Strings

2012, 04:41 minutes, Colour, No language

Oriental Drag

2012, 02:48 minutes, Colour, No language