Biography

Pari was born in Hastings and is of Irish-Iranian descent, she completed her degree at Roehampton University and went on to further dance training at London Contemporary Dance School. Since graduating she has worked closely with the country's leading dance companies and choroegraphers and established herself as an independent dance artist through her own performance, education and choreographic work.

Pari performed in the South Bank Show Award-winning Grass with Javier de Frutos, independent artist Gary Lambert and the acclaimed Frankenstien choreographed by Mark Baldwin for the BBC. Other companies include Richard Alston Dance Company, Charles Linehan Company, Mark Bruce Company, English National Operas’ production of Alcina and Opera de Lille's Faust (soloist) The Snag Project and most recently for Siobhan Davies Dance.

Her fascination with photography and particularly the visually rich language of dance has evolved throughout her dance career, creating original and insightful images that reveal the often private and rarely disclosed world of the rehearsal studio. Her attraction to and understanding of the unique nature of the makers and making of dance became part of her research for her role in the creation Siobhan Davies' latest work 'Two Quartets'.

Her commercial photographic clients include: EIBTM for Reed Employment, Beautiful Britain Magazine, Neal's Yard Remedies, Acre Lifts, Focal Press, Siobhan Davies Dance and the BBC.

Pari's work has been exhibited at Siobhan Davies Studios as part of the Primary Bank project 2008, at The Robin Howard Dance Theatre and her exhibition 'The Thinking Body will be at The Newbury Corn Exchange for one month from March 2009.