PhD candidate, Department of Art Education, Concordia University

Ehsan Akbari is an artist, research and educator living and working in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has worked with a variety of art media including drawing, painting, video, installation, sculpture, digital images, DJing, calligraphy, and poetry. He is currently applying his artistic skills to educational research as a doctoral candidate in Art Education at Concordia University. His research interests include soundscapes, soundwalking, mobile photography, creative mapmaking, complexity theory in education, and mobile learning.


  • 2014–2019
    Assistant researcher, Concordia University
  • 2014–2018
    Lecturer, Concordia University


  • 2016
    Soundscape Compositions for Art Classrooms,
  • 2016
    This Allowed us to See What Others Were Thinking: Curriculum for Collective Learning in Art,

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program—Doctoral Scholarships
    Funding Source:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada