Katayoun Javan is an Iranian, Australian artist based in Melbourne. She has a BA in photography from Tehran Azad University. She completed her MFA at Deakin University in 2013. Her work is based on the notion of home, family, memory and Iranian Diaspora due to Iran's 1979 revolution. She has exhibited in Australia, Iran, Italy and Brazil. In 2014, she was the winner of Leica excellence of Photomedia in CCP Salon. She was the recipient of State Library of Victoria's Creative Fellowship in 2015 and the outcome of her research a photographic series of Iranian immigrants in Melbourne was exhibited at State Library's Palmer Hall in 2017.
Katayoun is available for commissions in Australia and overseas.