Neue Nationalgalerie: Intervention by Iranian Artist Shirin Neshat on 29 October 2022

Blog entry from 10/29/2022

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

On Saturday, 29 October 2022, an intervention by Iranian artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat on the façade of the Neue Nationalgalerie drew attention to the current protests in Iran calling for democracy and women’s rights.

The banner in front of the building’s main entrance shows the self-portrait Unveiling (1993) from Neshat’s series Women of Allah (1993-97) with text excerpts by famous Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad and now augmented with the slogan from the ongoing protests – “Woman Life…

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