SHIRIN NESHAT

1957, Qazvin, Iran - At the age 17 her parents sent her to the U.S. to study. In 1982, along with her then husband Kyong Park, started Storefront for Art and Architecture. She lives and works in New York.

INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES
     
Shirin Neshat Museum Fridericianum, Kassel 1999
BOOKS ON OR ABOUT NESHAT
     
Shirin Neshat Charta 2001 
     
EXHIBITIONS CURATED    
   
Homeless NYC - Home for Everyone [Organized by Neshat and others in conjunction with "Homeless at Home: A Public Project, Images and words about Homelessness"] Storefront for Art and Architecture 1985
Homeland: A Palestinian Quest Minor Injury, New York 1989
     
ARTICLES AND ESSAYS BY NESHAT    
     
Homage to Origins [Neshat was also the guest editor for this issue] New Observations #62 1988
     
SELECTED CATALOGUES INCLUDING NESHAT    
     
Carnegie International [curator: Madeleine Grynsztejn]  Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1999
Documenta 11  Kassel, Germany  2002 
Interzones: A Work in Progress  Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen  1996 
Istanbul Biennial # 4  Istanbul  1995 
Istanbul Biennial # 5 On Life, Beauty, Translations and Other Difficulities Istanbul 1997
La Biennale di Venezia 48  Venice, Italy  1999 
Looking for a Place  Site Santa Fe - 3rd International Biennial  1999 
Lyon Biennale #5 - 5th Biennale D'Art Contemporain de Lyon - Partage d'Exotismes  Lyon, France  2000 
Moving Pictures: Contemporary Photography and Video from the Guggenheim Collections Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York  2003 
Radikale Bilder / Radical Images: 2nd Austrian Triennial on Photography [book 2] Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum + Kunstlerhaus, Ganz  1996 
Sao Paulo Biennial #25 -  25a Bienal de Sao Paulo: Iconografias Metropolitanas (Metropolitan Iconography) Sao Paulo  2002 
Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video  International Center of Photography, New York 2003
Sydney Biennale 2000 Sydney, various venues 2000
The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, 1982-2000 [curatore: Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo] Exit Art, New York 2000
Tirana Biennale 1 - Escape  National Gallery & Chinese Pavillion, Tirana, Albania  2001 
Unfinished History  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis  1998 
Valencia Bennial #1 - communication between the arts [Achille Bonito Oliva, Peter Greenaway, David Perez, and Viktor Misiano +]  Valencia, Spain  2001 
Whitney Biennial 2000 [Michael Auping, Valerie Cassel, Hugh M. Davies, Jane Farver, Andrea Miller-Keller, and Lawrence R. Rinder] Whitney Museum of American Art 2000
     
BOOKS INCLUDING NESHAT
Creative Time: The Book 33 Years of Public Art in NYC Princeton Architectural Press 2007
Echoes: Contemporary Art in the Age of Endless Conclusions  The Monacelli Press  1996 
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
In the Making: Creative Options for Contemporary Art Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. D.A.P. 2003
Over Here: International Perspectives on Art and Culture  The New Museum of Contemporary Art and MIT Press 2004
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING NESHAT    
   
Grand Street #62 - Itentity [Women of Allah: Secret Identities] Grand Street 1997
Heresies #22 Art in Unestablished Channels includes discussion of early works by Neshat Heresies 1987