Sirous Namazi was born 1970 in Kerman, Iran, and relocated to Sweden as a teenager after the Iranian Revolution. He currently lives and works in Stockholm. In 2007 Namazi represented Sweden (with Jakob Dahlgren) at the 52nd Venice Biennale in the Nordic Pavillion. He was awarded with the Ljunggrenska Art Prize in 2003 and the Carnegie Art Award in 2006 (Best Emerging Young Artist). The Carnegie Art Award exhibition toured extensively internationally over three years. His recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition at Lunds Konsthall, Sweden in 2009. Namazi has also exhibited at Moderna Museet, Stockholm solo in 2003 and group in 2006, Gallery Magnus Åklund (Malmö, 2007 and 2002), Galleria Suzy Shammah (Milan, 2007 and 2005), and Fägfabriken (Ljunggrenska Art Prize, Stockholm, 2003). Recent group exhibitions include ABC in Berlin 2008, MART Trento e Rovereto (Italy, 2008), Momentum (Moss, Norway 2004) and Nya namm (Malmö Konstmuseum, 2003). Sirous Namazi has been exhibiting with Nordenhake gallery since 2003.