About Shirin Neshat - 关于西丽 · 娜沙特

 

Born in Qazvin, Iran, in 1957, Shirin Neshat moved to the US in 1974, where she studied art. The historic rupture of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran changed her life and creative practice. She gained international prominence in 1995 with her iconic series of black and white, calligraphy-overlaid photographs,Women of Allah. She broke new ground winning the Golden Lion award at the Venice Biennale (1999) for her video installation,Turbulent, and the Silver Lion at the International Venice Film Festival (2009) for directingWomen Without Men. Solo exhibitions include shows at the Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Castello di Rivoli, Turin; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Serpentine Gallery, London; Neshat has participated in the New Orleans Biennial (2008), Documenta XI, Whitney Biennial (2000), and the Venice Biennale (1999). She lives and works in New York City.

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1957年生于伊朗加兹温。1974年移居美国学习艺术。1979年爆发的伊朗伊斯兰革命彻底改变了娜沙特的人生和创作。1995年,凭借其标志性的在黑白影像上书写波斯文的系列作品《阿拉的女人》,娜沙特跃升至国际舞台。1999年,她的 影像装置作品《狂暴》 (Turbulent,1998)荣获威尼斯双年展金狮奖。十年后(2009年),她执导的《没有男人的女人》又一举摘下威尼斯国际电影节银狮奖。娜沙特曾在墨西哥现代艺术博物馆、休斯顿当代艺术博物馆、明尼阿波利斯沃克艺术中心、都灵利沃里城堡艺术博物馆、芝加哥艺术学院、伦敦蛇形画廊(Serpentine Gallery)举办个展;曾参加新奥尔良双年展(2008)、惠特尼双年展(2000)、第六届卡塞尔文献展、威尼斯双年展(1999)。艺术家现工作生活于纽约。 

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Portrait Shirin Neshat