Shirin Neshat is a contemporary photographer, video, and installation artist. Shirin Neshat was born in Qazvin, Iran in the year 1957.
Neshat is renown for her work that explores the social and political climates in Iran versus other Western societies. Neshat is a leader of the feminist movement in the Eastern culture.
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The artist left her native country and moved to the United States when she was 17 years of age.
Neshat attended the University of California at Berkeley where she earned a M.F.A.
Below Shirin Neshat shares with us the themes of her work:
The artist has participated in the famed Venice Biennial. Neshat has also participated in the Venice Film Festival.
Neshat is based out of New York City.
Shirin Neshat shows us how strong a statement can be made with a black and white or sepia portrait. Even though I don’t understand the language she writes in, the text greatly adds to her artistic statement, and is a unique graphic design assist for the viewer.