Shirin Neshat

Born in Qazvin, 1957 and lives in New York, USA

Born in Iran and living in New York, Shirin Neshat is a visual artist working in film, video and photography. Her practice revolves around the contrasts between Islam and the West, male and female, old and new, traditional and modern. Neshat’s works tackles social, cultural and religious codes of the Muslim societies and the female condition in contemporary Islamic societies.

Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians—The Mohammed Afkhami Collection
Asia Society Museum presents an exhibition of works by more than 20 Iranian-born artists and one German-born artist, reflecting a dynamic and thriving contemporary arts scene.
10 Sep 2021 - 08 May 2022
Asia Society Museum
New York
Shirin Neshat: Land of Dreams
The New York premiere of the artist’s latest body of work
16 Jan 2021 - 27 Feb 2021
Gladstone Gallery 24th Street
New York
Our World is Burning
A group exhibition on the climate consequences of fire on our planet from a singular perspective.
21 Feb 2020 - 17 May 2020
Palais de Tokyo
Shirin Neshat: Land of Dreams
Iranian-born New York-based artist exhibits her unique perspective on contemporary America
20 Feb 2020 - 28 Mar 2020
Goodman Gallery London
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