Wednesday, July 7, 2010

This Woman's Work

The cover image from a new book by Arthur Danto on Iranian/American photographer and filmmaker Shirin Neshat, with a foreword by Marina Abramovic. Get more info on the book at Rizzoli, and read a recent interview with Neshat here. Shirin Neshat is represented by Gladstone Gallery.

In Seattle from July 9–15, the Henry is sponsoring a screening of Shirin Neshat's first full-length feature film, Women Without Men, at Northwest Film Forum: "Set in Iran during [the] infamous 1953 CIA-backed coup, the film follows four women from different social classes as they take refuge in a metaphorical orchard." Here's the trailer:

Go to for info and tickets

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