Born in 1985 in Shiraz, Boshra is an Iranian poet, writer, actress, and model who was first introduced to Persian literature by her grandfather before starting primary school. She developed a precocious love of poets such as Iradj Mirza and Parvin E'tesami whose work inspired her to write her own poetry from a young age. Boshra later studied Children's Literature and Theatre at the BIHE University and eventually left Iran for the USA in 2009 where she currently resides.
Twin sisters Bahareh and Farzaneh Safarani (Iranian, b. 1990) began painting at the age of thirteen. They earned their B.A. in painting from Tehran University and M.F.A from Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bahman Mofid was born on July 27, 1942, in Tehran, Iran. He is known for his work on Brothers in Blood (1975), Meshki (1975), and Dash akol (1971). He was married to Sodabeh Karimi. He died on August 16, 2020, in Tehran.
Soroosh Milanizadeh, born in 1978, a photography graduate from Art and Architecture Azad University of Tehran. He is a Photographer, Video Artist, Painter, and art curator. He started his constant professional career in 1999 and has attempted to express his social concerns, particularly the position of women in society ever since.
Malekeh Nayiny was born in 1955 in Teheran, Iran. She obtained a B.A. in fine arts and photography from Syracuse University in 1978 followed by advanced photography at the International Center of Photography in New York, 1980-1982.
Ghadyanloo is a street and fine art photographer based in Tehran, Iran. Born in 1989, Farzana graduated from high school in 2008, concentrating on Humanities. Afterward, she started her bachelor's degree in Directing and graduated in 2013. She started traveling and joined different Artist residency programs meanwhile.
Shaun Toub was born in Tehran, Iran to a Persian-Jewish family. He was raised in Manchester, England. At the age of 13, he moved to Switzerland and after a two-year stay, he crossed the Atlantic to Nashua, New Hampshire, to finish his last year of high school. After two years of college in Massachusetts, Shaun transferred to USC. His high school yearbook notes: "The Funniest guy in school and the most likely to succeed in the entertainment world."