Born in 1977 in Tehran, Sahand Hesamiyan holds a Bachelor of Sculpture from the Tehran University.
His works are primarily interactive. They are derived from Islamic architecture, and in many occasions this intense relationship goes beyond the mere reflection and repetition of the forms and influences the titles of the pieces.
Sahand’s solo exhibitions include Frame Reference, Sam Art, Tehran, Iran (2015); Tavizeh, Dastan’s Basement, Tehran, Iran (2015); Khalvat, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE (2014); Sulook, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE (2013); Memory Lives On, Aun Gallery, Tehran, Iran (2011); Do You See Me!, Ave Gallery, Tehran, Iran (2008).
He has taken part in the Jameel Prize 4 exhibition organized by the Victoria & Albert Museum that traveled to the A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakstan (2017); the Asia Culture Centre, Gwangju, Korea (2017); and the Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (2016).
Other selected group exhibitions include Beyond Boundaries, Art by Email, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK (2017); LTR:RTL, Isfahan Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran (2017); Centerfold: Spring of Recession, Sazmanab Center, Tehran, Iran (2015); Iran Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2015) and The Blue Route, Musée National Adrien Dubouché, Limoges, France (2014); The Blue Route, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium (2013); and Summer Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London, UK (2012).
Sahand’s work is included in important private and public collections, including: the Delfina Entrecanales Collection.
Sahand currently lives and works in Tehran.