Awesome Women on International Women’s Day: Shirin Neshat.
An Iranian artist whose work examines the social and cultural place for women in Islamic society, like in her “Women of Allah" visual art series. She also does performance art and works with film. Neshat directed the complicated and beautiful film, "Women Without Men,” which was an adaptation of a magical realist novel by Shahrnush Parsipur about three women in Tehran during the 1953 coup.
Shirin Neshat, Rebellious Silence, 1994. B&W RC print & ink (photo taken by Cynthia Preston); 11 x 14”/27.9 x 35.6 cm. [Via]

Awesome Women on International Women’s Day: Shirin Neshat.

An Iranian artist whose work examines the social and cultural place for women in Islamic society, like in her “Women of Allah" visual art series. She also does performance art and works with film. Neshat directed the complicated and beautiful film, "Women Without Men,” which was an adaptation of a magical realist novel by Shahrnush Parsipur about three women in Tehran during the 1953 coup.

Shirin Neshat, Rebellious Silence, 1994. B&W RC print & ink (photo taken by Cynthia Preston); 11 x 14”/27.9 x 35.6 cm. [Via]

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