Shirin Neshat

SHIRIN NESHAT

Born 1957 Qazvin, Iran

Lives and works in New York

Awards and Grants


2017

Praemium Imperiale Award, Tokyo 


2016

USA Rockefeller Fellow, United States Artists, New York


2014

Crystal Award, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland


2009

Silver Lion, 66th Venice Film Festival

Cinema for Peace Special Award, Hessischer Filmpreis, Germany


2008

Rockefeller Foundation Media Arts Fellowship, New York

Cultural Achievement Award, Asia Society, New York


2006

Lillian Gish Prize, New York


2005

Hiroshima Art Prize, Hiroshima City Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan


2003

ZeroOne Award, Universität der Künste, Berlin

Fine Art Prize, Heitland Foundation, Celle, Germany


2002

Infinity Award for Visual Art, International Center for Photography, New York


2000

Grand Prix, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea


1999

First International Prize, 48th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Prize for Best Project, ARCO, Madrid

Solo Exhibitions


2017

“Videos: Fervor and Turbulent”, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

“Shirin Neshat,” Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

"Dreamers," Gladstone Gallery, New York

"SHIRIN NESHAT. The Home of My Eyes,” Museo Correr, Venice, Italy 

"Dreamers," Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey

"Shirin Neshat," Es Baluard, Palma, Majorca, Spain


2016

"Shirin Neshat," Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey

"Shirin Neshat," Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa


2015

"Shirin Neshat: The Home of My Eyes," Yarat Art Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

"Shirin Neshat: Facing History," Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.


2014

"Shirin Neshat: Afterwards" Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar

"Shirin Neshat," National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

“Shirin Neshat,” Mücsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest

"Shirin Neshat: Our House is on Fire," Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space, New York


2013

“Shirin Neshat: Written on the Body,” Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Madrid

“Shirin Neshat,” Dirimart, Istanbul

“The Book of Kings,” Faurschou Foundation, Beijing

“Shirin Neshat,” Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan


2012

“Games of Desire,” Art Plural Gallery, Singapore

“The Book of Kings,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“The Book of Kings,” Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, Paris


2011

“Women Without Men,” Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy

“Shirin Neshat: Soliloquy,” Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England


2010

“Shirin Neshat,” La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid


2009

“Games of Desire,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

“Games of Desire,” Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, Paris

“Women Without Men,” National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens [traveled to: Kulturhuset, Stockholm]

“Shirin Neshat: Turbulent,” Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen


2008

“Shirin Neshat,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Shirin Neshat: Women Without Men,” Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans

“Shirin Neshat: New Works,” Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris

"Women Without Men,” ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark [traveled to: Gallery Faurschou, Beijing]

“Shirin Neshat,” National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik


2007

“Shirin Neshat: Zarin,” Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon


2006

“Shirin Neshat: Secret of the Veil,” Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland

“Shirin Neshat,” Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam

“Shirin Nehsat,” Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria

“Shirin Neshat,” Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam


2005

“Shirin Neshat – Possessed,” Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

“Zarin,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Shirin Neshat,” Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum Für Gegenwart, Berlin 

“Shirin Neshat: La última palabra/Last Word,” Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Leon, Spain [traveled to: Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain]

“Shirin Neshat: The 6th Hiroshima Art Prize,” Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan


2004

“Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat,” Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Támaki, New Zealand


2003

“Tooba,” Asia Society Museum, New York

“Shirin Neshat,” Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon

“Shirin Neshat,” Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam

“Shirin Neshat,” Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City

“Shirin Neshat,” Tensta Konstall, Spanga, Sweden


2002

“Shirin Neshat: Rapture,” Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

“Shirin Neshat,” Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark

“Shirin Neshat,” Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy

“Shirin Neshat,” Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

“Shirin Neshat: Entre Extremos,” Centro Cultural Banco di Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“Shirin Neshat,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

"Passage," Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh,   Pennsylvania


2001

“Shirin Neshat,” Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal [traveled to: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas; Miami Art Museum, Miami]

“Shirin Neshat,” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

“Shirin Neshat,” Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, California

“Shirin Neshat,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Shirin Neshat,” Kanazawa Contemporary Art Museum, Kanazawa, Japan

“Shirin Neshat,” Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany


2000

“Shirin Neshat,” Serpentine Gallery, London

“Shirin Neshat – Matrix 187: Turbulent,” Matrix Gallery, Berkley Art museum, Berkley, California

“Shirin Neshat: Recent Photographic Work,” Pitti Discovery, Florence, Italy

“Shirin Neshat,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

“Shirin Neshat,” Galleria Lia Rumma, Milan, Italy

“Concentrations 34: Shirin Neshat,” Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

“Shirin Neshat: Two Installations,” Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio


1999

“Shirin Neshat,” Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

“FOCUS: Shirin Neshat, Rapture,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

“Shirin Neshat: Rapture,” Patrick Painter Gallery, Los Angeles

“Shirin Neshat: Rapture,” D’Amelio Terras, New York

“Shirin Neshat: Rapture,” Galerie Jerôme de Noirmont, Paris

“Shirin Neshat,” Henie Onstad Kuntstenter, Høvikodden, Norway

“Shirin Neshat,” Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden


1998

“Shirin Neshat,” Tate Gallery, London

“Shirin Neshat: Turbulent,” Whitney Museum of American Art, Philip Morris Branch, New York

“Shirin Neshat: Women of Allah,” Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

“Shirin Neshat,” Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne, Germany

ARCO, Marco Noire Contemporary Arts, Madrid

Musei Bagatti Valescchi, Milan, Italy


1997

“Shirin Neshat: Photographs/Video Stills,” Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, California

“Shirin Neshat,” Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia

“Shirin Neshat,” Galleria Arte Moderna, Bolgna, Italy

“Shirin Neshat,” Annina Nosei Gallery, New York

“Shirin Neshat,” Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

“Shirin Neshat: Women of Allah,” Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia


1996

“Shirin Neshat,” Centre d’art de Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland

“Shirin Neshat: Women of Allah,” Marco Noire Contemporary Arts, Turin, Italy

“Shirin Neshat,” Lucio Amelio Gallery, Naples, Italy

“Shirin Neshat,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California


1995

“Shirin Neshat: Photography,” Annina Nosei Gallery, New York      


1993

“Unveiling,” Franklin Furnace, New York

Group Exhibitions


2017

“Aging Pride”, Belvedere Museum, Vienna 

“Like a Moth to a Flame,” Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

“COUNT/RECOUNT: Feminist Film and Video,” Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC

"Truth: 24 frames per second,” Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

“Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy, Part 1,” MANA Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey

“I Am You,” MCA Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

"Modes of Behavior Towards People When Affection Plays a Part. Klein Collection,” Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

“Selected,” Sean Kelly, New York

“Beyond the Ban: Contemporary Iranian Art,” Center for Human Rights in Iran and Susan Eley Fine Art, New York 

“Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians—The Mohammed Afkhami Collection,” Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Canada

“Wrong Side of History,” Bullet Space, New York

“In Between: Contemporary Iranian Art Part 1,” Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey

“KLM Art Collection,” Museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen, Netherlands

 “21, 39 Jeddah Arts,” Saudi Art Council, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


2016

"Summer Show," Goodman Gallery, Cape Town

"Art and Resolution, 1900 to Today," Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine

"Seeing|Saying: Images and Words," Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina

"Behind the Curtain. Concealment and Revealation since the Renaissance," Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany

"She: International Women Artists Exhibition," Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, China

“Looking at the World Around You: Contemporary Works from Qatar Museums,” Santander Art Gallery, Madrid


2015

“Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East,” LACMA, Los Angeles

“She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World,” Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA [traveling to: Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg]

"Gender in Art," Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Krakow

“Diverse Works: Director’s Choice, 1997-2015,” Brooklyn Museum, New York

“Looking Women,” Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice

“The Mannequin of History: Art After Fabrications of Critique and Culture,” Manifattura dei Tabacchi, Modena, Italy

“Us Is Them,” Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, Ohio

“About Trees,” Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

“Phantom Bodies,” The First Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee

 


2014

"The Future (looking Forward)," La Biennale de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

"Manifest Intention. Drawing In All Its Forms,” Castello di Rivoli, Turin

"Time Present. Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection," Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

“The New International,” Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

“Songs of Loss and Songs of Love,” Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea

“Look at Me: Portraiture from Manet to the Present,” Lelia Heller Gallery, New York

“I Look at Things… Work From the Collection,” Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen

“CONFLICT: Art and War,” Contemporary Art Society, London

“Shirin Neshat: Don’t Ask Where the Love is Gone,” Moscow Photobiennale 2014, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow

"Pionniéres: Lynda Benglis, Louise Bourgeois, Marlene Dumas, Tracey Emin, Roni Horn, Shirin Neshat, Cindy Sherman, Nancy Spero, Niki De Saint Phalle," CAB Art Center, Brussels

“ToledoContemporánea,” Centro Cultural San Marcos, Toledo 


2013

“My Third Land,” Frankendael Foundation, Amsterdam

“Collection Exhibition II,” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

“Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1,” Industry City, New York

“The Ghost of Architecture: Recent and Promised Gifts,” Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle

“SKIN, an artistic atlas,” Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

“She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World,” Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

“Legacy: Photographs from the Emily Fisher Landau Collection,” the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut

“Displaced Visions Emigré Photographers of the 20th Century,” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

“All You Need is Love,” Mori Art Museum, Tokyo


2012

“OC Collects,” Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

“Voice of Images,” Palazzo Grassi-Françoise Pinault Foundation

Pulso Iranioano. Oi Futuro, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Every Exit is an Entrance: 30 Years of Exit Art,” Exit Art, New York

“We the People,” Rauschenberg Foundation, New York

“The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society,” Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ

“Half the Sky: Visualized,” The University of Connecticut, Contemporary Art Galleries, Storrs, Connecticut

“Performing for the Camera,” Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona


2011

“Beyond Conventions: Reimagining Human Rights in a Time of Change,” Ford Foundation, New York

“In The Name of the Artists,” American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Bienal Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil

“TRA. Edge of Becoming,” Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy

“You Are Not Alone,” Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain

“Big Brother, L’artiste face aux tyrans,” Palais des Arts, Dinard, France

“Morceaux exquis,” EDF Foundation, Paris

“I Know Something About Love,” Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London


2010

“Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

“ARTE Y POLITICA: CONFLICTOS Y DISYUNTIVAS,” Museo de Arte de Culiacán, Culiacán, Mexico

“Exposure: Photos from the Vault,” Denver Art Museum, Denver

“Diabolique,” Galerie de Universite du Quebec A Montreal, Montreal

“Disquieted,” Portland Art Museum, Portland


2009

“Bad Habits,” Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

“BAROCK,” Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples, Italy

“Being in the World: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection,” Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami

“Brune/Blonde,” Cinémathèque françoise, Paris

“Bad Habits,” Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

“Shirin Neshat e Shoja Azari,” Noire Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy

“The Female Gaze: Women Look at Women,” Cheim & Read, New York

“Iran Inside Out,” Chelsea Art Museum, New York

"Elles@centrepompidou," Centre Pompidou, Paris

“Photographic Power and Violence, Disease, and Death Photographed,” Fotomuseum

Winterthur, Switzerland


2008

"Shirin Neshat: Women Without Men,” Prospect.1: New Orleans International Biennial, Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans

“Me Ophelia,” Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

“Typical: Cliches of Jews and Others,” The Jewish Museum of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

[travelled to: The Jewish Museum Berlin, Berlin Germany; Spertus Museum, Chicago (2009)]

“Erranti / Wanderers in Contemporary Video Art,” Museo Civico, Commune di Siena, Siena, Italy

“Paixóns Privadas, Visións Públicas Collections D.O. Galicia,” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, Vigo, Spain


2007

“Foto.Kunst,” Essl Museum, Klosterneuberg, Austria

“Passage du temps – Collection François Pinault, Le Tri Postal, Lille, France

"Kunst Film Biennale," Cologne, Germany

"Ten Years," Emily Tsingou Gallery, London

"So Close / So Far Away," BE-Part Platform voor actuele kunst, Waregem, Belgium

"Weltempfänger," Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

"After The Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art," Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, New York

"Border-Crossing Exercises," Galleri Nord Norge, Harstad, Norway

"Not for Sale," P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

"Lights Camera Action: Artist's Film for the Cinema," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


2006

"Kapital," Kent Gallery, New York

“Body Face Soul – The Position of Women from the 16th to 21st Century,” Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria

"Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection," Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki

"A Selected State," Emily Tsingou Gallery, London

"Reverence," Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York

“Figure it Out,” Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York

“Without Boundary: 17 Ways of Looking,” Museum of Modern Art, New York


2005

"Translation," Palais de Tokyo, Paris

“Remapped Realities,” Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, New York

“Some Stories,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

“About Beauty,” House of World Culture, Berlin

"Important, Modern and Contemporary Art," Gary Nader, Miami

“Figure It Out,” Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York


2004

“Happy Birthday!” Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris

D’une image qui ne serait pas semblant, la photographie écrite: 1950-2005,” Passage de Retz, Paris

“Non Toccare La Donna Bianca,” Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe

“In Bed,” Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan

“From Bonifatius to Beuys,” Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany

“Monument to Now,” Deste Foundation, Athens

“New Art” Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

“The Parallel World of Marrakech,” Lille 2004, Lille, France

“Transculture,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

”Far Near Distance,” House of World Culture, Berlin

“Masterpieces from the Museum of Contemporary Art,” Chicago [traveled to: Villa

Manin Center of Contemporary Art, Udine, Italy]


2003

“Bill Viola and Shirin Neshat,” State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

“Safavid,” Asia Society, New York

“Moving Pictures,” Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

“Fantasies of the Harem and the New Sherezades," Centre de Cultura Contemporania,

Barcelona, Spain

“Elsewhere,” Fowler Museum, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles

"The Natural Cosmos," Stadtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

“Imagining Prometheus,” Palazzo della Ragione, Milan, Italy

"Nouredine Amir," ModeMuseum, Antwerp, Belgium

"Films of the Iranian Diaspora," Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago

“Armour: The Fortification of Man,” Fort Asperen Foundation, Acquoy, The Netherlands

“ICP Triennial of Photography and Video,” International Center of Photography, New York


2002

 “Real Life,” Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK

"Diversions," Contemporary Museum, Baltimore

"Synopsis II-Theologies,” The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

"Alter Ego,” Jean-Gabriel Mitterand Galerie, Paris

"Recent Acquisitions,” Solomon R. Guggeheim Museum of Art, New York

"The Beauty of the Evil," Zonnehof, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany

"Picturing Ourselves," Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts

"Moving Pictures," Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York

"Visions from America," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

"Iconos Metropolitanos," Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires

"New Art," Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

"Real Life," Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, England


2001

“Ornament and Abstraction: The Dialogue between Non-western, Modern and Contemporary Art,” Beyeler Foundation, Basel, Switzerland

“Galerie Faurschou, 1986-2001,” Galerie Faurschou, Copenhagen“Fervor,” Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden

"Black + White," Blains Fine Art, London

"New Acquisitions from the Dakis Joannou Collection,” Deste Foundation, Athens

[Travelled to: Centre for Biennial de Valencia, Spain]

Biennial de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

“Mona Hatoum - Shirin Neshat,” French Institut, Rabbat, Morocco

Croatian Photographic Union, Zagreb

"Arte Contemporaneo Internacional," Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City

"The Beauty of the Evil," Armando Museum, Amsterdam


2000

"Corpo Chimico,” Cá di Fra, Milan, Italy

"Photography Now: An International Survey of Contemporary Photography," Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

"State of the Art: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

"Erresitentziak/Resistencias," Koldo Mitxelena, San Sebastian, Spain

“Turbulent,” The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh

“Sharing Exoticisms,” Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France

"La Beauté en Avignon," Avignon, France

"Continental Shift,” Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

12th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

“Man and Space: 3d,” Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

"Outbound: Passages from the 90’s," Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas

"Greater New York: New Art in New York Now," P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

"Contact: A 90’s Journal," Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

"THE END: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, 1982-2000," Exit Art, New York


1999

"Heaven:  An Exhibition That Will Break Your Heart," Tate Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool, England

"Zeitwenden: Rückblick und Ausblick," Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

"Shirin Neshat: Rapture/Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean," The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia

"Voiceovers," Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

"Project 70: Shirin Neshat, Simon Patterson, Xu Bing," Museum of Modern Art, New York

54th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   

"My Culture? My Self: Lee Friedlander, Gerhard Richter, Christian Boltanski, Shirin Neshat," Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto

48th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

"Exploding Cinema," Rotterdam Film Festival, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

"Unfinished History," Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

"Video Cultures," Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

"La Ville, Le Jardin, la Memoire" Villa Medici, Rome

"Global Art Rheinland 2000," Museum Ludwig Köln, Cologne, Germany

"SITE SANTA FE: Looking For A Place," Santa Fe

"Zeitwenden: Ruckblick und Ausblick," Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

"Heavenly Figure," Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany


1998

"Unfinished History,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

"In The Detail,” Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

“Disidentico: maschile femminile e oltre,” Palazzo Branciforte, Palermo, Italy

"7th Summer of Photography," Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

“Mar de Fondo,” Sagunto Roman Theatre, Valencia, Spain

"Vanessa Beecroft & Shirin Neshat," Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

"Maschile Femminile e oltre,” Palazzo Branciforte, Palermo, Italy

"Mostrato,” Pescara, Italy

"ECHOLOT,” Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel, Germany

"Transatlantico,” Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Canary Islands

"A Noir," Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

"Interference," Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid

"Genders and Nations: Reflections on Women in Revolution,” Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

"5th International Istanbul Biennale: On Life, Beauty, Translations and Other Difficulties," Istanbul

"2nd Johannesburg Biennale 1997, Trade Routes: History and Geography,” Johannesburg, South Africa

"Unbeschreiblich Weiblich,” Fotomanifestatie Noorderlicht, Groningen, The Netherlands


1997

“Trade Routes: History and Geography,” 2nd Johannesburg Bienniale, Johannesburg, South Africa

“Unbeschreiblisch Weiblich,” Fotomanifestatie Noorderlicht, Groningen, The Netherlands

“Fracturing the Gaze,” Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas

“On Life, Beauty, Translations and Other Difficultites,” 5th International Istanbul Biennial

“Feminine Image,” Nassau County Museum of Art,” Roslyn Harbor, New York

"Triple X: Contemporary Investigating Arts," International Art Festival, Amsterdam

"Der Rest der Welt,” Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin   

"International Art Festival City of Medellin," Medellin, Colombia

"Foto text/text foto,” Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy

Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

"Le Masque et le Miroir,” Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


1996

"Jurassic Technologies Revenant,” Sydney Biennial, Sydney, Australia

"Le Masque et le Miroir,” Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France

"Inclusion/Exclusion,” Kunstlerhaus Graz, Graz, Austria       

"Radical Images: Austrian Triennal of Photography 1996," Neue Galerie, New York

 [traveled to: Kunstlerhaus Graz, Graz, Austria]

Kunsthalle Szombathely, Szombathely, Hungary

"Interzones,” Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen

            Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

"Ghostwriter," Mercer Union, Toronto

"Group Exhibition," Haines Gallery, San Francisco

"Auf Den Leib,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

"Gallery Artists," Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

"Imaginary Beings,” Exit Art, New York

 “Anchorage,” Video Installation commissioned by Creative Time for Anchorage,  Brooklyn Bridge, New York


1995

“Imaginary Beings,” Exit Art, New York

"Orientation," 4th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

"Transculture,” Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Contemporary Art Museum, Okayama, Japan

"Campo ’95,” Venice Biennial 95, Venice

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

"It’s How You Play the Game,” Exit Art, New York


1994

"Three New Photographers," Haines Gallery, San Francisco

"Revolving Histories,” SF Camerawork, San Francisco

"Selection from the Artists File,” Artists Space, New York

“Labyrinth of Exile: Recent Works by Four Contemporary Iranian Artists," Fowler

 Museum of Cultural History, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles

"Fever," Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus

"Beyond the Borders: Art By Recent Immigrants,” Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York


1993

"The Office: History, Fantasy and Irregular Protocols," site-specific installations in an abandoned Wall Street office building, organized by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in New York


1992

"Fever," Exit Art Gallery, New York   [Traveled to Wexner Center for the Visual Arts,   Columbus, Ohio; Alejandro Otero Museum of Visual Arts, Caracas]

Performances


2017

“Aida,” Salzburg Festival, Salzburg, Austria


2011

“OverRuled,” PERFORMA 11,  4th Edition of New Visual Art Performance Biennial, Cedar Lake Theater, November 11 - 12, 2011


2003

“Logic of the Birds,” Ortigia Festival, Syracuse, Sicily, July 25 - 27


2002

"Logic of the Birds,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, June 20 - 23

"Logic of the Birds," Lincoln Center, New York, July 12 - 13

"Logic of the Birds," ArtAngel, London, November 7-17


2001

“Logic of the Birds (Phase One),” The Kitchen, New York