Zahra was born in 1985 in Hamedan, Iran. And currently she works and lives in New York City. She has a studio at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Her large-scale abstracted and architectonic paintings and installations are based on the ruins of historical sites in Iran in conjunction with American postmodern architectural forms.
Shirin Abedinirad was born in 1986, in Tabriz, Iran. Beginning her art career with painting, Abedinirad studied graphic design and fashion design in Iran with research focus on conceptual art and its overlapping with fashion.