Shirin Neshat



LACMA presents a world renowned visual artist from Iran.

Farsi Show with Hengame Abassi focuses on the people in our community who make a difference across cultures. On this episode Hengame visits LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to follow the works of visual artist Shirin Neshat. Shirin spoke about her childhood, her works, women of the world and specifically Iranian women.


Hengame stands in front of of a portrait from the “Women of Allah” exhibit at LACMA


Sirin greets guests at LACMA


Shirin Neshat talking with guests at LACMA

Shirin Neshat is the most famous contemporary artist from Iran. She is known primarily for her work in film, video and photography. Her photography works include a work titled, “Women of Allah”. The piece explores the nation of femininity in relation to Islamic fundamentalism, and militancy in Iran.

Farsi Show - Shirin Neshat

by Hengame Abassi |


Sirin speaks to guests at LACMA Brought to you by Pierce College.

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