Shirazeh Houshiary is an Iranian-born artist, living and working in London. She rose to fame in the 1980s as a sculptor but has since produced paintings, drawings and animations. She took part in Aperto ’82. XL at Venice Biennale – an exhibition that showcased a new generation of sculptors. Since then, she has shown work in solo exhibitions around the world and has been selected to join iconic group shows such as What is Painting at MOMA New York and Turning Points in 20th Century British Sculpture in Tehran.