"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.

"I AM ITS SECRET," FROM THE SERIES 'WOMEN OF ALLAH', 1993  by Shirin Neshat; photography

"I AM ITS SECRET," FROM THE SERIES 'WOMEN OF ALLAH', 1993 by Shirin Neshat; photography

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

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

Shirin Neshat, Emergin in Trance, 1995 (Courtesy QM Media Collection, Doha)

Shirin Neshat, Emergin in Trance, 1995 (Courtesy QM Media Collection, Doha)

Shirin Neshat - Rapture Series, 1999 arts new home search gladstone museum 2012

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Shirin Neshat - Rapture Series, 1999 arts new home search gladstone museum 2012


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Shirin Neshat, Iran. Addresses social, political  psychological dimensions of women's experience in contemporary Islamic societies. She resists stereotypical representations of Islam, her artistic objectives are not explicitly polemical. Her work recognizes the complex intellectual  religious forces shaping the identity of Muslim women throughout the world. Using Persian poetry  calligraphy she examined concepts such as martyrdom, the space of exile, the issues of identity  femininity.

Shirin Neshat, Iran. Addresses social, political psychological dimensions of women's experience in contemporary Islamic societies. She resists stereotypical representations of Islam, her artistic objectives are not explicitly polemical. Her work recognizes the complex intellectual religious forces shaping the identity of Muslim women throughout the world. Using Persian poetry calligraphy she examined concepts such as martyrdom, the space of exile, the issues of identity femininity.

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