Alaïa Parhizi is an artist working in the forms of painting, drawing, poetry, music and video. He grew up in Zurich, Switzerland, relocating to Los Angeles in 2012. His work focuses on identity, reality and the human condition. Though his paintings are highly abstract in form and content, they also draw upon realities, such as natural textures, as well as galactic inspiration that transcends earthly dimensions. He works primarily with acrylic paint, often incorporating found objects. His representation of human characters seek to highlight similarities in all humans, removing imagined boundaries formed by society.