Shirin Neshat


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Shirin Neshat and Kendell Geers on official collateral event group exhibitions at Venice Biennale

Shirin Neshat is included on a group exhibition about climate change organised by independent arts publication, The Brooklyn Rail, at the Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Penitenti in Venice. Titled The Social Environment, the show brings together 73 artists of different generations and cultural backgrounds, whose works consider the fragility of nature and human life (8 – 31 May). Also coinciding with the opening of the 58th Venice Biennale, Kendell Geers presents a site-specific project as part of Venice’s first permanent contemporary art zone, the Giudecca Art District, launched together with Yoko Ono and the British feminist October! Collective. The Giudecca Art District will host independent projects, exhibitions and cultural events under the umbrella of the 2019 curatorial programme titled Take Care of Your Garden. Cultivating a New Humanism (9 May – 24 November).

Shirin Neshat and Candice Breitz on group exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona

Now Playing: Video 1999–2019 at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) presents iconic video art from the past two decades (16 February – 19 May). Officially marking the start of SMoCA’s 20th anniversary celebration, the exhibition prominently features Shirin Neshat’s immersive sound and video installation Turbulent and Candice Breitz’s multi-channel video Love Story. These works will take up the entire space of the museum, helping to illustrate in the words of an exhibition statement, ‘the complexities of contemporary art and life’.

Shirin Neshat, Sue Williamson, Tabita Rezaire, and William Kentridge on Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Shirin Neshat, Sue Williamson, Tabita Rezaire and William Kentridge are included on the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India (12 December – 29 March). The biennale will take place across various public spaces and heritage sites in the town of Kochi. For biennial curator Anita Dube, the event aims to counteract ‘the virtual hyper-connectivity that has paradoxically alienated us from the warm solidarities of community’. The exhibition runs from 12 December until 29 March 2019.

William Kentridge and Shirin Neshat on Portuguese museum show about love

William Kentridge and Shirin Neshat are two of several artists, including Sophie Calle and Marlene Dumas, featured on the Museu Coleção Berardo’s latest group exhibition, titled Quel Amour!? (11 October – 10 February). The exhibition brings together several artists from different generations, countries, and cultures for whom ‘love’ has been a source of inspiration.

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    Shirin Neshat / Dreamers / 2016

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    In Context / this past was waiting for me / 2018

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

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