"Rebellious Silence" Shirin Neshat, 1994. (photo taken by C. Preston). Neshat is an Iranian visual artist living in New York, whose work deals primarily with issues of identity and sexuality for Muslim women.

"Rebellious Silence" Shirin Neshat, 1994. (photo taken by C. Preston). Neshat is an Iranian visual artist living in New York, whose work deals primarily with issues of identity and sexuality for Muslim women.

Shirin Neshat in her studio working on Roja from "The Book of Kings" series   |   Photo: David Regen

Shirin Neshat in her studio working on Roja from "The Book of Kings" series | Photo: David Regen

Shirin Neshat Iranian born resides USA, explores her gender and cultural background

Shirin Neshat: "She Who Tells a Story"

Shirin Neshat is an Iranian visual artist who lives in New York City, known primarily for her work in film, video and photography. Her earliest works were photographs, such as the Unveiling and Women of Allah series, which explore notions of femininity in relation to Islamic fundamentalism and militancy in her home country. While these works hint at the restrictive nature of Islamic laws regarding women, they deliberately open onto multiple readings, reaching instead toward universal…

Shirin Neshat is an Iranian visual artist who lives in New York City, known primarily for her work in film, video and photography. Her earliest works were photographs, such as the Unveiling and Women of Allah series, which explore notions of femininity in relation to Islamic fundamentalism and militancy in her home country. While these works hint at the restrictive nature of Islamic laws regarding women, they deliberately open onto multiple readings, reaching instead toward universal…

11 Books That Will Definitely Disturb You

11 Books That Will Definitely Disturb You

Alamut Book by Vladimir Bartol Alamut is a novel by Vladimir Bartol, first published in 1938 in Slovenian, dealing with the story of Hassan-i Sabbah and the Hashshashin, and named after their Alamut fortress. Wikipedia

SHIRIN NESHAT  (b. 1957)  "FERVOR" (CROWD FROM BACK, WOMAN LOOKING OVER  HER SHOULDER)

Shirin Neshat: Artist of the Decade

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