Shirana Shahbazi (*1974)was born in Tehran, emigrated to Germany and moved to Zurich in the nineties, where she still lives today. In her work, the artist fuses analog photographic craft with conceptual arrangements. In doing so, she translates her works experimentally onto a wide variety of media. Her works can be found in the collections of numerous museums, such as the Guggenheim Museum (NYC), MoMa (NYC), and Tate Modern (London). In 2019, Shirana Shahbazi was awarded the Prix Meret Oppenheim at Art Basel.