Reza Nadji, born 1978, is a German-Iranian artist who lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles. He graduated with distinction from the University for Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund and received a scholarship award from Parsons School of Design in New York. Most notably, he won the Gute Aussichten Award, Germany's highest honor for graduating students in the field of fine art photography. His work explores the connection between visual perception and emotion in regard to the human states of chaos and order leading to the study of relation and relativity. His work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums like the MAKK Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Cologne or the Deichtorhallen Museum der Photography in Hamburg. He operated the IFB in Berlin for three years implementing photography into education and has been a visiting lecturer at the Utah State University and the University of Nuevo Leon.