Sanaz Azari was born in Ispahan (Iran) in 1981. She grew up and lives in Brussels where, after studying photography, she graduated from the scenography workshop at the Ecole nationale supérieure des arts visuels de la Cambre (National School of Visual Arts).
Parallel to her studies, she did three years of intensive theatre training in the Stanislavski method. In 2010, after various creating works in scenography, urban installations and exhibitions, she made her first documentary entitled: “Salaam Isfahan”, which won the Audience Award at the Visions du Réel Festival in Nyon.
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