Pooneh Maghazehe was born in Brooklyn and raised in Levittown, Pennsylvania. Select exhibitions include the Beijing 798 Biennale, the Chelsea Art Museum, DePaul University Museum in Chicago, and Asian Contemporary Art Week. Select publications include The New York Times, Art Asia Pacific Magazine, Art Map Magazine, The Washington Post, 1 Magazine, and Adbusters. She is currently artist-in-residence at the ZKM Institute for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany. Her work was also recently on view with three other artists of Iranian descent at Rossi & Rossi Gallery in London.