Parastou Forouhar, b. 1962, Germany, lives and works in Germany. 
 
Major exhibitions include; Im Zeichen des Ornaments, Kunshalle Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany (2018); The Art of Joy, MANIF D'ART, Quebec, Canada (2017); Written Room (solo), Pi Artworks London, UK (2016); Common Grounds,Villa Stuck Museum, Munich, Germany (2015); Recalling the Future, Brunei Gallery SOAS, London, U.K. (2014); 5th Moscow Biennale, Russia (2013); 4th Thessaloniki Biennale, Greece (2013); Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg, Sweden (2013);  He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not II (solo), Stadtgalerie, Neunkirchen, Germany (2013); Feminist and..., Matrass Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, U.S.A (2012); Ornamental Structures, Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany (2011); Written Room (solo), Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy (2011); and Parastou Forouhar(solo), Leighton House Museum, London, U.K. (2010). Major collections include; The British Museum, London, UK; Belvedere, Vienna, Austria; The Queensland Art Museum, Queensland, Australia; Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany; Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt, Germany; DEVI Foundation, Haryana, India.