"Rebellious Silence" Shirin Neshat, 1994. (photo taken by C. Preston). Neshat is an Iranian visual artist living in New York, whose work deals primarily with issues of identity and sexuality for Muslim women.
A look at exiled Iranian artist, Shirin Neshat's courageous work. "I believe we don't need to widen the divide between the West and Islam. Rather, we need to build dialogue to encourage tolerance and respect."- Shirin Neshat