Shirin Neshat is active/lives in New York / Iran, Islamic Republic of. Shirin Neshat is known for photography, video installation.
Shirin Neshat was born March 26, 1957 in Qazvin, Iran. She is an Iranian visual artist who lives in New York. She is known primarily for her work in film, video and photography.
Neshat left Iran to study art in Los Angeles. It was about this time that the Iranian Revolution occurred. As an effect of the political restructuring after the revolution, her father who had been financially secure and about to retire was left without benefits and a meager salary. Once the revolution was over and the society was restructured as a traditional Islamic nation, her family was no longer able to enjoy the comfortable life to which they had grown accustomed. About a year after the revolution, she moved to the Sanen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirin_Neshat ... Displaying 785 of 5276 characters.