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Xamoosh

Xamoosh was born in 1989, Tehran. He is a self-taught artist who started graffiti by putting his signature on the walls of Tehran in 2007. With more than a decade of activity in the writing of Persian murals, he became one of the pioneers and influential in this area.

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Michelle Sakhai

Born in 1983, in Long Island, New York, Michelle Sakhai's extensive world travels began at an early age and her mixed heritage have shaped her as an artist. With both Persian and Japanese roots, her art derives influences from both cultures. She grew up traveling to Japan to visit her family every summer for twenty years. In Japan, Sakhai was inspired by the culture and scenery of her grandparent’s hometown, Kashiwazaki, a tiny village by the sea, surrounded by vast mountains. This special place left an indelible impression that still feeds her imagination. Sakhai’s creative perception and talent were also nurtured by her Persian culture. The exposure to both traditions in her young life has impacted her artistic vision.

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