Articles of ‘Shirin Neshat’

Video Art Now: Real, Virtual, and Machinima

The digital display attached to the existing network technologies facilitates new opportunities for visual creation. In addition to real and virtual video art, new forms incorporate the category of machinima.
By Cristina García-Lasuén
Visual creations today arise from a challenging technological, cultural, and formal mix, and reflect our early twenty-first century society. As such, these visual expressions [...]

Kettle’s Whistle / Gone to Hollywood

By Michele Robecchi
The idea is not exactly new — in the past decades quite a few artists, including Larry Clark, Rebecca Horn, Isaac Julien, and Julian Schnabel, have given it a shot, with mixed results. Others, like Chantal Ackerman, Matthew Barney, Andy Warhol, and some Fluxus artists just paved their way through it by simply [...]

A Place of Their Own

By Sharmistha Ray
South Asian-American Diaspora art in the United States has undergone a critical ideological evolution not to mention a radical integration into the American context from the 1990s to the present day. In the Nineties - with the exception of an artist like Pakistani-American Shahzia Sikander, who broke into the art mainstream early on [...]

artparis-AbuDhabi : Modern + Contemporary Art Fair

For its second edition, artparis-AbuDhabi is returning to the Emirates Palace from November 17 to 21, 2008, to present a broad and impressive panorama of artistic creation of the 20th and 21st centuries. This year, the fair is strengthening its policy of selection and participation of contemporary art galleries active in the international market.
In 2007, [...]