September 17, 2011

Shirin Neshat

soliloquy 1999, containment bars and women
Soliloquy different perspective 1999, building women enters
Rapture 1999, beach and iranian women scattering
Fervor 2000, seperation of men and women and in color
Rebellious Silence 1994, rifle and women with iranian writings

Shirin Neshat usually does her work on films, but some photographs are also known. The soliloquy photos are part of a film production and it explores her identity as an Iranian, women, and immigrant(Robertson and McDaniel,2010). Most of her artworks defines the struggle of women and men from Iran into the society of the United States. Images of war through rifles and clothing of fully dressed women on beaches caused stirs in her artworks.

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