Stacy Arezou Mehrfar, currently lives and works in New York. She resided in Sydney, Australia from 2008-2016, where she completed an MFA (Research) at the University of New South Wales, Art & Design, and was a lecturer in photo-media at several arts colleges. Her works have shown in numerous international exhibitions including at the International Center of Photography and ClampArt, New York; the Australian Centre of Photography; and the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney. She has received grants, awards and residencies including the Australian Post Graduate Award, Arts New South Wales Grant, the National Association for the Visual Arts Grant, the Camera Club of New York Residency, and distinctions from the Moran Arts Foundation, Head On Portrait Prize, Photo District News, Photobook Melbourne, and Center for Photography at Woodstock. Her first photobook, Tall Poppy Syndrome, was published by Decode Books (Seattle 2012). In June 2018, Stacy completed the five channel stop motion video piece, A Collective Performance, a commission for TEDxSydney.