Born in 1977 in Yazd, IRAN, Negar Farajiani lives and works in Tehran. Trained as a painter and graphic designer, Farajiani works at the convergence of diverse media as an artist and curator. Through her art Farajiani plays with the concept of space, both private and public, and is one of the few artists in Iran to create public artworks such as Tehran Monoxide Ptoject and Made in China. Increasingly, Farajiani s work have focused on cooperation with other artists and participatory actions regarding social and environmental problems. She has presented her practices domestically and internationally through exhibitions and lectures. Recent appearances and exhibitions have been hosted by Yale Macmillan Center at Yale Univesity, New Haven, Connecticut, the Twelfth Biennial Iranian Studies Conference at the Univesity of California, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran, the Centre for Contemporary Art at Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Poland, Artissima Art Fair Presented by Mariane Ibrahim Gallery, the Pasfarda Arts and Cultural Exchange in Chicago, and Cheryli and Richard Ruszat Scholarship at the University of California.