Loading…

Shirin Neshat:
Art in exile

TEDWomen 2010 · 10:44 · Filmed Dec 2010
Subtitles available in 31 languages
View interactive transcript
507,611 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

Iranian-born artist Shirin Neshat explores the paradox of being an artist in exile: a voice for her people, but unable to go home. In her work, she explores Iran pre- and post-Islamic Revolution, tracing political and societal change through powerful images of women.

Iranian visual artist
Shirin Neshat has lived much of her life outside her native Iran. Her photographs and films offer a glimpse of the cultural, religious and political realities that shape the identities of Muslim women worldwide. Full bio
This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

Discuss

161 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please or sign up to add comments.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.