Shaghayegh Cyrous is an Iranian American interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles. Her works have dealt with cross-culture communication, connection, and the compression of time and space caused by political and cultural dynamics. Cyrous earned an M.F.A. in social practice at California College of the Arts and studied visual arts in science and culture at the University of Tehran. She is the founder of the Zamin Project, which aims to connect the Southwest Asian / North African arts community in the Bay Area and beyond. Cyrous was a Gold Art Prize nominee and has exhibited and performed internationally at venues such as Tehran MOCA, British Museum in London, Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany, Anchorage Museum in Alaska, and Salesforce tower in San Francisco, City of West Hollywood.