Masood Kamandy is a Los Angeles and Santa Barbara based artist working with code and lens-based media.
Kamandy is currently studying toward on a PhD in the Media Arts & Technology program at UC Santa Barbara.
Masood received his MFA from the University of California Los Angeles (2012) and his BFA from the School of Visual Arts (2004). He has had solo exhibitions in Los Angeles and The Netherlands and been shown at the The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco (2015), The Sharjah Museum (2014), The Torrance Art Museum (2012), UCLA New Wight Gallery (Los Angeles, 2012), and Control Room (Los Angeles, 2011). He participated in dOCUMENTA(13) in both Kassel and Kabul (Summer 2012). Kamandy founded the first photography department at Kabul University (2002–05). Kamandy has been recognized by the Art Directors Club in New York and the American Photography Annual. Kamandy is an arts educator in Los Angeles.
Kamandy's artworks are in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the US State Department's Office of Art in Embassies.
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