Born in Tehran, Iran in 1988, Shauheen Daneshfar is an artist, filmmaker and photographer based between Stockholm and Tehran. Working with analogue material, his works investigate memory, poetic imagery, film and still image and their intersections. His works utilize different materials and tools such as celluloid films, alternative chemical processes or other types of technological devices to achieve a poetic and melancholic aesthetic. He studied photography before joining the Iranian Youth Cinema Society (IYCS) to learn the ins and outs of filmmaking, adding to his knowledge through a cinematography bachelor’s degree at the University of Art in Tehran, he has a master’s degree in Film and Media from Stockholm University of the Arts. He co-founded the independent film company Rum Film, based in Stockholm.