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While the effort of the doctors to give birth to his twin brother were in vain, Mohammad Kazemzadeh was born in a snowy day in Tehran in 1992.
In his childhood, Mohammad’s inabilities gradually appear and under the supervision of specialists his speech and behaviour therapy courses start.
At the age of 6, miraculously, Mohammad survived a rare and usually fatal form for meningitis, thanks to his doctors.
With inhibition of the assessing body Mohammad is restricted of entering normal school, and unwantedly is directed to school for mentally handicapped.
Mohammad is only 7 when he gives his heart to the scalpel of the surgeons. Several months later he goes back to hospital due to the acute congestion of his lungs and goes under treatment. At the age of 14, due to the twist of his spinal cords, Mohammad undergoes 2 straight major operations and is hospitalized for a while.
Mohammad continues his education up to junior high school and afterward with the support of his parents starts his artistic activities.
In 2009, Mohammad starts intensively painting under the supervision of his instructor, Ms. Maryam Taheriyan Far, and gradually he depicts his unique world and personality through his paintings.
His progress rate is so rapid that in 2010 Mohammad is enabled to set up his first solo art exhibition, where he presented 34 of his paintings. Art lovers and his teachers welcomed Mohammad’s exhibition with open arms. In less than a week, more than half of his paintings were sold.
His second art exhibition took place in March 2012 at the World Culture Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. The municipality of Copenhagen personally invited him and the successful art exhibition took place for more than a week.
Currently, Mohammad has also turned to sculpting in guidance of his sculpting teacher Ms. Mitra Ahmadi and plays piano as well under the supervision of his private piano teacher Ms. Azadeh Sharafi.