Nastaran Saremy is a researcher and critic. She holds a MA in Philosophy and Aesthetics from Tehran University of Art and is currently doing her PhD in Media and Communication Studies at Simon Fraser University, Canada. She has been working as an art critic and an interdisciplinary researcher in the fields of cultural and social analysis. She aims to explore the aesthetics of the social praxis by focusing on the roles of art, media and communication in social transformation processes. Saremy regularly writes for Iranian (art) magazines, among others AftabNet, Herfeh: Honarmand, and Zanan-e Emrooz.