Shirin Neshat


Born in 1957, Qazvin,Iran

Lives in New York, U.S.A.






\"The Book of Kings,\" Gladstone Gallery, Nova Iorque, E.U.A. | New York, USA



\"Women Without Men,\" Palazzo Reale, Milão, Itália | Milan, Italy

\"Shirin Neshat: Soliloquy,\" Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, Inglaterra | England



\"Shirin Neshat\", La Fabrica Gallery, Bruxelas, Bélgica | Brussels, Belgium



\"Games of Desire,\" Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

\"Games of Desire,\" Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, Paris

Women Without Men,\" National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

\"Shirin Neshat: Turbulent,\" Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen



\"Shirin Neshat,\" Gladstone Gallery, New York

\"Shirin Neshat: New Works,\" Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris

\"Women Without Men,\" ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark

 \"Women Without Men,\" Gallery Faurschou, Beijing

 \"Shirin Neshat,\" National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjevik



Shirin Neshat,\" Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal



\"Shirin Neshat,\" Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland

\"Shirin Neshat: The Last Word,\" Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

\"Shirin Neshat,\" Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam, NL

\"Shirin Neshat,\" Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, NL



Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum Für Gengewart, Berlin

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Leon, Spain

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan



Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand



\"Tooba\" Asia Society Museum, New York

Miami Art Museum, Miami ( Montreal Exhibition)

Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal

Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam

Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX ( Montreal Exhibition



Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN ( Montreal Exhibition)

Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy

Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

Banco di Brasil, Rio de Janeiro

Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark

\"Passage,\" Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University , Pittsburgh, PA



Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal (Travelling)

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, CA

Barbara Gladstone Gallery , New York

Kanazawa Contemporary Art Museum, Kanazawa, Japan

Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg



Serpentine Gallery, London

Pitti Discovery, Florence, Italy

Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

Lia Rumma, Milan, Italy

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

Matrix, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Wexner Center, Columbus, OH



Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

Art Institute of Chicago

Patrick Painter Gallery, Los Angeles

D'Amelio Terras, New York

Galerie Jerôme de Noirmont, Paris

Henie Onstad Artsentre, Oslo, Norway

Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden



Tate Gallery, London, England

Whitney Museum of American Art, Philip Morris Branch, New York

Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris

Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Köln



Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovania

Annina Nosei Gallery , New York

Lumen Travo, Amsterdam, Holland

Artspeak, Vancouver, Canada



Centre d'Art Contemporain Kunsthalle, Fribourg, Switzerland

Marco Noire Contemporary Arts, Turin, Italy

Lucio Amelio Gallery, Naples, Italy

Haines Gallery, San Francisco



Annina Nosei Gallery , New York



Franklin Furnace , New York






\"Every Exit is an Entrance: 30 Years of Exit Art,\" Exit Art, New York

\"Half of the Sky: Visualized,\" Contmemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut



\"Beyond Conventions: Reimagining Human Rights in a Time of Change,\" Ford Foundation, New York
\"In The Name of the Artists,\" American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Bienal Pavilion, São Paulo

\"TRA. Edge of Becoming,\" Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

I Know Something About Love,\" curated by Ziba Ardalan, Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London



\"Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection,\" San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

\"ARTE Y POLITICA : CONFLICTOS Y DISYUNTIVAS,\" Museo de Arte de Culiacán, Culiacán

\"Exposure: Photos from the Vault,\" Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

\"Disquieted,\" Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

\"Diabolique,\" Galierie de l'Uquam, Montreal



\"Bad Habits,\" Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

\"BAROCK,\" MADRE Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples

\"Being in the World: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection,\" Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami

\"Shirin Neshat e Shoja Azari,\" Noire Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy

\"The Female Gaze: Women Look at Women,\" Cheim and Read, New York

\"Iran Inside Out,\" Chelsea Art Museum, New York

\"Photographic Power and Violence, Disease, and Death Photographed,\" Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

\"Typical, Clichees of Jews and Others,\" Spertus Museum, Chicago; Jewish Museum of Vienna, Vienna



\"Prospect..1: New Orleans International Biennial\" New Orleans

\"Me Ophelia,\" The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

\"Stereotypes,\" The Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany; Spertus Museum, Chicago; The Jewish Museum, Vienna

\"Wanderers in Contemporary Video Art,\" Museo Civico, Commune di Siena, Siena, Italy

\"Paixóns Privadas, Visións Públicas Collections D.O. Galicia,\" Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain



\"Foto.Kunst,\" Essl Museum, Vienna

\"Kunst Film Biennale,\" Köln

 \"Ten Years,\" Emily Tsingou Gallery, London

\"So Close / So Far Away,\" BE-Part Platform voor actuele kunst, Waregem

\"Weltempfänger,\" Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

\"After The Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art,\" Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, New York

Programs, Long Island City, New York

\"Border-Crossing Exercises,\" Galleri Nord Norge, Norway

\"Not for Sale,\" P.S.1, New York

\"Lights Camera Action: Artist's Film for the Cinema,\" Whitney, New York




\"Kapital,\" Kent Gallery, New York

\"Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection,\" Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki

\"A Selected State,\" emily Tsingou gallery, London, England

\"Reverence,\" Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York



\"Translation,\" Palais de Tokyo, Paris

\"Remapped Realities,\" Eyebeam, New York

\"Some Stories,\" Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria

\"Beauty, House of World Culture, Berlin

\"Important, Modern and Contemporary Art,\" Gary Nader, Miami, Florida

\"Figure It Out,\" Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York



\"Non Toccare La Donna Bianca:, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte,Turin

Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico

\"In Bed\", Toyota Art Museum, Japan

\"From Bonifatius to Beuys,\" Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany

\"Monument to Now,\" Deste Foundation, Athens

Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

\"The Parallell World of Marrakech,\" Lille 2004, France

\"Transculture,\" Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

\"Far Near Distance,\" House of World Culture, Berlin

\"Masterpieces from the museum of Contemporary Art\", Chicago; Villa Manin Center of Contemporary Art, Udine, Italy



\"Bill Viola and Shirin Neshat,\" The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

\"Moving Pictures,\" Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

\"Fantasies of the Harem and the New Sherezades,\" Centre de Cultura Contemporania, Barcelona

\"Elsewhere,\" UCLA Fowler Museum, Los Angeles

\"The Natural Cosmos,\" Staadtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

\"Imagining Prometheus,\" Palazzo della Ragione, Milan

\"Nouredine Amir,\" ModeMuseum, Antwerp, Belgium

\"Films of the Iranian Diaspora,\" Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago

\"Armour:The Fortification of Man,\" Foundation Fort Asperen, Acquoy, The Netherlands

\"ICP Triennial of Photography and Video,: International Center of Photography, New York



\"Diversions,\" Contemporary Art Museum, Baltimore

\"Synopsis II-Theologies,\" The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

\"Alter Ego,\" Jean-Gabriel Mitterand Galerie, Paris

\"Recent Acquisitions,\" Solomon R. Guggeheim Museum of Art, New York

The Beauty of the Evil,\" De Zonnehof, Amersfoort, The Netherlands; Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany

\"Picturing Ourselves,\" Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

\"Moving Pictures,\" Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York

\"Visions from America,\" Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

\"Iconos Metropolitanos,\" Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

\"New Art,\" Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran

\"Real Life,\" Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, England



\"Galerie Farschou, 1986-2001,\" Galeri Farschou, Copenhagen, Denmark

\"Fervor,\" Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden

\"Black + White,\" Blains Fine Art, London

\"New Acquisitions from the Dakis Joannou Collection,\" Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens

Beyeler Foundation, Basel, Switzerland

Biennial de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

French Institut, Rabbat, Morocco

Croatian Photographic Union, Croatia

\"Arte Contemporaneo Internacional,\" Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City

\"The Beauty of the Evil,\" Armando Museum, Amsterdam



\"Corpo Chimico,\" Cá di Fra, Milan, Italy

\"Photography Now: An International Survey of Contemporary Photography,\"

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Lousiiana

\"State of the Art: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions,\" Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

\"Erresitentziak/Resistencias,\" Koldo Mitxelena, Donostia-San Sebastian

The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh

Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France

\"La Beauté in Avignon,\" Avignon, France

\"Continental Shift,\" Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

Biennale of Sydney, Australia

Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju, Korea

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

\"Outbound. Passages from the 90's,\" Contemporary Art Museum, Houston

\"Greater New York. New Art in New York Now,\" PS1, New York

\"Contact: A 90's Journal,\" Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

\"THE END: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, 1982-2000,\" Exit Art, New York



\"Heaven: An Exhibition That Will Break Your Heart,\" Tate Gallery Liverpool, England

\"Zeitwenden: Rückblick und Ausblick,\" Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

\"Shirin Neshat: Rapture/ Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean,\" The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia

Voiceovers,\" Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

\"Project 70: Shirin Neshat, Simon Patterson, Xu Bing,\" The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

\"My Culture? My Self. Lee Friedlander, Gerhard Richter, Christian Boltanski, Shirin Neshat,\" Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto, Ontario

\"La Biennale di Venezia,\" Venice, Italy

\"Exploding Cinema,\" Rotterdam Film Festival, Boijman Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

\"Unfinished History\" by Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

\"Video Cultures\" ZKM/Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany

\"La Ville, Le Jardin, la Memoire\" Villa Medici, Rome, Italy

\"Global Art Rheinland 2000,\" Ludwig Museum, Köln, Germany

\"SITE SANTA FE: Looking For A Place,\" Santa Fe

\"Zeitwenden-outlook into the next millennium,\" Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

\"Heavenly Figure,\" Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany



\"Unfinished History\" Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

\"In The Detail\" Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

\"7 th Summer of Photography,\" Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium

\"Mar de Fondo\" Roman Theatre of Sagunto, Valencia, Spain

\"Vanessa Beecroft & Shirin Neshat,\" Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

\"Maschile Femminile e oltre\" Palazzo Branciforte, Palermo, Italy

\"Mostrato\" Pescara, Italy

\"ECHOLOT\" Museum Fridercianum Kassel, Germany

\"Transatlantico\" Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Canary Islands, Spain

\"A Noir,\" Triennale di Milano, Italy

\"Interference,\" Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

\"Genders and Nations: Reflections on Women in Revolution\" Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

\"5 Th International Istanbul Biennale: On Life, Beauty, Translations and OtherDifficulties\" Istanbul, Turkey

\"2 nd Johannesburg Biennale 1997, Trade Routes: History and Geography\" Johannesburg, South Africa

\"Unbeschreiblich Weiblich\" Fotomanifestatie Noorderlicht, Groningen, Holland



\"Triple X: Contemporary Investigating Arts,\" International Art Festival, Amsterdam, Holland

\"Der Rest der Welt\" Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany

\"International Art Festival City of Medellin,\" Medellin, Columbia

\"Foto text/text foto\" Museum of Modern Art, Bolzano, Italy

Frankfurt Kunstverein, Germany

\"Le Masque et le Miroir\" Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

\"Jurassic Technologies Revenant, Sydney Biennial\" Australia

\"Le Masque et le Miroir\" Rencontres

Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France

\"Inclusion/Exclusion\" Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria

\"Radical Images: Austrian Triennal of Photography 1996,\" Neue Galerie; Kunstlerhause, Graz, Austria

Kunsthalle Szombathely , Hungary

\"Interzones\" Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

\"Ghostwriter\" (a project in collaboration with Jamielie Hassan), Mercer Union, Toronto,Ontario

\"Group Exhibition,\" Haines Gallery, San Francisco

\"Auf Den Leib\" Kunsthalle, Vienna

\"Gallery Artists,\" Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam, Holland

\"Imaginary Beings\" Exit Art, New York

Video Installation commissioned by Creative Time for Anchorage, Brooklyn Bridge, New York



\"Orientation,\" USA participation, Istanbul Biennial 95, Turkey

\"Transculture\" Venice Biennial 95, Venice

Contemporary Art Museum, Okayama, Japan

\"Campo ‘95\" Venice Biennial 95, Italy

Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo Per L'Arte, Turin, Italy

\"It's How You Play the Game\" Exit Art, New York



\"Three New Photographers,\" Haines Gallery, San Francisco

\"Revolving Histories,\" SF Camerawork, San Francisco

\"Selection from the Artists File\" Artists Space, New York

Labyrinth of Exile: Recent Works by Four Contemporary Iranian Artists,\" Fowler

Museum of Cultural History, UCLA, Los Angeles

\"Fever,\" Wexner Center, Columbus, Ohio

\"Beyond the Borders: Art By Recent Immigrants,\"The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx



\"The Office: History, Fantasy and Irregular Protocols,\" site-specific installations in an abandoned Wall Street office building, organized by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in New York



\"Fever\" Exit Art Gallery, New York






Logic of the Birds,\" Ortigia Festival, Syracuse, Siclily, July 25 - 27



\"Logic of the Birds,\" Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN , June 20-23

\"Logic of the Birds,\" Lincoln Center, New York, July 12-13

\"Logic of the Birds,\" ArtAngel, London, November 7-17



Logic of the Birds (Phase One),\" The Kitchen, New York







\"Women Without Men,\" New Directors/New Films, New York

\"Women Without Men,\" International Rotterdam Film Festival, Netherlands

\" Women Without Men,\" Sundance Film Festival, Utah

\" Women Without Men,\" Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston



Premier of \"Women Without Men\" at the 66 th Venice Film Festival, Italy

\"Women Without Men,\" London Film Festival, London, England

\"Women Without Men,\" Viennale Film Festival, Vienna, Austria

\"Women Without Men,\" KunstFilm Biennale, Cologne

\"Women Without Men,\" Dubai International Film Festival, Dubai



Annnual Celebration of Iranian Cinema, UCLA Film Archive, California



KunstFilm Biennale, Cologne

International Incheon Women Artists' Biennale, South Korea

Istanbul Film Festival, Istanbul



Florida Golf Coast University

Art Tower-Mito, Japan

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany

Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno-CAAM, Spain

Creative Time Inc, New York



Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City

Smithsonian Institution, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Washington D.C.

UCLA Film and Television Archive, Los Angeles

Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago

Tribeca Film Festival, New York

Athens International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film festival

Kunst Film Biennale, Cologne



Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland

Dans Le Cadre Du Festival International De Films De Fribourg, Centre D'Art Contemporain Kunsthalle, Fribourg, France

\"Outer & Inner Space: A Video Exhibition in Three Parts/Part Two,\" Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

Forum des Images, Paris

Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Athens, Greece

Philadelphia Museum of Art



Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago

Francisco Film Festival, San Francisco, CA

London Iranian Film Festival, London

Virginia Film Festival, Charlottesville, VA

Pacific Film Archive Festival, Oakland, CA



Telluride Film Festival, Telluride, CO

Locamo Film Festival, Switzerland

Rotterdam Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands






Silver Lion - Venice Film Festival

Prix La Navicella - Venice Film Festival

Prix Unicef - Venice Film Festival

Cinema for Peace Special Award - Hessischer Filmpreis, Germany



Rockefeller Foundation Media Arts Fellowship, New York

Cultural Achievement Award, Asia Society, New York



Lillian Gish Prize, New York, New York



Hiroshima City Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan



Honoree at The First Annual Risk Takers in the Arts Celebration, given by The Sundance Institute, New York

ZeroOne Award, Universität der Künste, Berlin, Germany

Fine Art Prize, Heitland Foundation, Celle, Germany



Infinity Award for Visual Art, International Center for Photography, New York



Visiting Artist, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME



CalArts, Alpert Award in the Arts, Pasadena, CA

Visual Art Award, \"Herald Angel,\" Edinburgh International Festival

Grand Prix, Kwangju Biennale, Seoul, Korea



First International Prize, 48 th Venice Biennale

Prize for Best Project, ARCO, Madrid, Spain


Recipient of a New York Foundation for Arts Photography Fellowship

Recipient of a grant from Tiffany Foundation



Recipient of a Mid-Atlantic Photography Fellowship

Recipient of an Art Matters Grant



Artist in Residence, Henry Street Settlement, New York



Recipient of a Sponsored Project Grant, New York State Council on the Arts



Tate Britain, London (England)

Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago - MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL

ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

Broad Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Monica, CA

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art - Kanazawa, Kanazawa

Fundación Telefónica, Madrid

Fondazione Querini Stampalia ONLUS, Venice

ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Copenhagen

Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

T-B A21 - Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna

MUDAM - Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon