Abbas Nasl Shamloo was born in 1981 in Torbat-e Jam. He has received his BA in painting in 2003 from the art department of Mashhad’s Ferdowsi University, and has received his master’s degree in painting in 2009 from Tehran University’s Faculty of Fine Arts. Shamloo has participated in more than 20 group exhibitions.
“Whatever it expresses—even destruction and ruin—the artistic image is by definition an embodiment of hope, it is inspired by faith. Artistic creation is by definition a denial of death. Therefore it is optimistic, even if in an ultimate sense the artist is tragic.”