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Shirin Neshat

 
Shirin Neshat

Video artist and photographer
(Qazvin, Iran, 1957 - )

Note: American and Iranian video artist and photographer whose various works question the role of femininity in Islamic fundamentalist society and examine differences between the East and West. Her video works address the meaning of the chador and other veils and barriers in Islamic culture.Her work was included in the 2000 Whitney Biennial and the 1999 Venice Biennale.

3 objects

Ghada from "Our House is on Fire" series

2013
digital pigment print on paper
Gift of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
2016.2.2
 

Sayed from "Our House is on Fire" series

2013
digital pigment print on paper
Gift of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
2016.2.1
 

"Sayed" & "Ghada" from "Our House is on Fire" series

2013
digital pigment prints on paper
Gift of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
2016.2.1.-.2