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), Onassis Cultural Centre (Greece) and Cable Factory (Finland).

Rah has been the recipient of numerous awards and residencies including: SSHRC (Canada, 2016), Koumaria Residency (Greece, 2016), Conseil Des Arts et des Lettres du Quebec Grant for Film (2015) and Digital Arts (2014), Studio Das Weisse Haus Residency (Vienna, 2014), Artslant Georgia Fee Residency (Paris, 2014), Ottawa Art Gallery Award of Excellence (2013)  and the SAW Video Award (Canada, 2012).

Artist Code: 1083



2019, 19:08 minutes, colour, English/Pahlavi, closed caption

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