Panni Malekzadeh (b. 1984) received her Master of Fine Arts from The New York Academy of Art in 2009. She received a BA from Otis College of Art and Design with a concentration in painting in 2006. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in New York and Los Angeles and published in the “Grafuck” anthology of erotic art. Through a multi-disciplinary practice she explores the concepts of cultural identity, human vulnerability and sexuality. Malekzadeh lives and works in New York, New York.