Shirin Anlen is an interactive creator working at the intersection of technology, exploratory arts and social fabrics. She experiments with how new technology can augment human perception and enrich future narratives. Her work has exhibited internationally at venues including IDFA DocLab, Next Festival de Cannes, SIGGRAPH, HeK- House of Electronic Basel, Museum of Moscow and the Israeli Center of Digital Art.

In 2015, Shirin founded and directed the first interactive and VR storytelling festival in Israel, Steamer Salon. Recently, she co-founded Raycaster, an experience design studio, under the Museum Technology track supported by the Knight Foundation at NEW INC program. She holds a MFA in cinema and television from Steve Tisch School, Tel Aviv University where she debuted her first full length webVR interactive documentary, Tzina: symphony of longing. At MIT Open Documentary Lab she will research the possibility of mental disorder in artificial intelligence.