Guest Speaker: Shirin Neshat


Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 6:30pm to 8:00pm


Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium 105, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Shirin Neshat‘s lecture will offer an overview of the development of her art and her ongoing multi-media practice involving still-photography, video installations, performance, and feature length films. She will primarily focus on her most recent projects, including her direction of an opera “Aida,” which was presented at the Salzburg Music Festival in 2017, in collaboration with world renowned Riccardo Muti and Soprano singer, Anna Netrebko; as well as speaking, and showing clips of her latest movie “Looking for Oum Kulthum” (2017,) based on the life and music of Egyptian singer. Neshat will also share glimpses into her new and upcoming projects, including her next film titled “Dreamland,” to be shot in 2019.

Learn more about Shirin Neshat.