Setareh Goodarzi is an Iranian artist based in the Netherlands. After receiving her B.A. in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University and her M.A. in Moving Images from TMU University in Tehran, she moved to the Netherlands and got her second master’s degree in Animation from AKV St.Joost in Breda. Besides painting, she makes short animated films using combinations of different techniques and mediums. In her works she is exploring the transition between realism and illusion.