Maryam Katan (1989) is a Berlin-based artist working with animation, film and audio-visual installations. She received her MFA in animation directing from Tarbiat Modares University in Tehran.

In her practice, she is engaged with Displacement and repositioning meanings in non-original discourses, searching for alternative cognitive models.

She is currently working as the experimental animation’s department editor in Iran’s only specialized animation quarterly and also as a board member of “Animation; Experiment” collective.


Recently she is seeking animation as an approach, motion intervention and reanimating as an act of resistance.