Shirin Neshat


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William Kentridge, Shirin Neshat and Sue Williamson to feature on Kochi-Muziris Biennale

The 4th edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale has announced the initial list of participating artists, which includes William Kentridge, Shirin Neshat and Sue Williamson. The exhibition opens on 12 December and in the words of its curator Anita Dube aims to act as a “knowledge laboratory” that encourages “the need to listen, think, and learn with each other, particularly voices from the margins.”

Shirin Neshat and Hank Willis Thomas on group exhibition in Washington D.C.

Work by Shirin Neshat and Hank Willis Thomas has been included on a group exhibition, titled The Time. The Place. Contemporary Art., hosted by the University of Washington’s Henry Art Gallery (25 March – 22 April). The artworks featured on the exhibition explore the conditions and events of contemporary social and cultural life through the lens of time and place. They engage with places that can be encountered and remembered, as well as real and imagined. From the streets of protest to a reconstructed war zone in Vietnam, from the space of the anthropological museum to the rooms of a gay bathhouse, from domestic interiors to colonised landscapes, the works address personal memories and collective histories, and the political forces that shape them.

Austrian solo exhibition for Shirin Neshat at Kunstraum Dornbirn

Kunstraum Dornbirn hosts a solo exhibition, Shirin Neshat: Dreamers Trilogy, for Neshat in Austria (23 March – 20 May). In showcasing three video works from the artist’s Dreamers body of work, the exhibition conceptually revolves around a cast of female protagonists whose emotional and psychological narratives remain on the border of dream and reality, madness and sanity, and consciousness and sub-consciousness as each of the videos’ female characters face their own distinct inner anxieties.

Major solo exhibition for Shirin Neshat in Copenhagen

The Faurschou Foundation in Copenhagen presents Shirin Neshat: I Looking for Oum Kulthum, a solo exhibition for Shirin Neshat, which delves deeply into the process of creating an artistic feature-length film (20 March – 7 September). As a ‘film within a film’, Neshat’s Looking for Oum Kulthum renders the journey of an Iranian woman, who is making a film about the most famous singer of the Arab world; the Egyptian singer, Oum Kulthum, often referred to as ‘the Queen of the Arabs’, owing to her ability of culturally uniting a diverse group of nations.

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