Faculty of Art

Integrated Media



New Media Artist

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Kasra Goodarznezhad is a new media artist based in Toronto. His main focus is Lighting Design and Video. After getting a bachelor in Graphic Design in Tehran, Iran, he came to Toronto to continue his studies at OCAD University majoring in Integrated Media. He started his career as New Media artist around 2011. Since then, he’s done numerous projects in photography, video, installation art and lighting design. Kasra’s work deals with concepts of displacement, repression, and censorship. He looks to explore the subjective complexities of being an individual living in a society that forces individuals to behave in certain ways.
OCAD U - Faculty of Art
Integrated Media
Major Completed, 2020
Azad University of Tehran
Bachelor of Design, Graphic Design
Major Suspended, 2015

Light Design Installation Art Video Art

2020, Art Toronto Fair
Toronto / Virtual Festival
2019, gestures: life in the shadow of a volcano
Toronto / ON
2020, Nora E. Vaughan Award
Nora E.Vaughan
2020, The Kolab Project Award of Specialized Cultural Impact
Kolab Project
2020, Long Hot Summer Festival Project Grant
Kolab Project + OCADu's Office of Public Worx
2020, Collab-19 Residency
Artengine and Enmasse
2020, OCADu Integrated Media Medal Winner
OCAD University
2018, Global Experience Project in collaboration with OCAD University
Jack Weinbaum Foundation