Women of Allah | Shirin Neshat


Shirin Neshat is a contemporary Iranian artist best known for her films exploring the relationship between women and the religious and cultural value systems within Islamic communities. She has said that she hopes the viewers of her work “take away with them not some heavy political statement, but something that really touches them on the most emotional level.”

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The International Lens Magazine Issue #29 – Femininity

lensmag02a“In this month’s issue we focus on this complicated subject of femininity, in all aspects and photography fields. We are very proud to feature important photographers such as Shirin Neshat and Lalla Essaydi who exhibit the hard position of women in extreme Muslim religion, and on the other side of atmosphere, you can find in this issue Most Influential Photographer such as Cindy Sherman and legendary F.C Gundlach and many more emerging photographers in different fields. Enjoy!”

lensmag02bWomen of Allah
by Shirin Neshat
and more at Lens Magazine

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