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Regent's Lecture - Shirin Neshat: From Photography to Cinema

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Regent's Lecture - Shirin Neshat: From Photography to Cinema

2155 Center Street
94720 Berkeley
CA

February 19th, 2013 - February 19th, 2013
Opening: March 19th, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside areas listed)
EMAIL:  
bampfa@berkeley.edu
PHONE:  
510.642.0808
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday–Sunday, 11am–7pm
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
University of California Berkeley
TAGS:  
photography, video-art
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION

Presented by the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities


Born in Iran and educated at Berkeley, New York–based artist Shirin Neshat has received international acclaim for her photographs, video installations, and films addressing the identities of Muslim women worldwide. She was a 2000 MATRIX artist and we have featured her films at the PFA Theater. Among her many awards are the the Golden Lion Award at the 48th Venice Biennale, the Hiroshima Freedom Prize, and the Silver Lion Best Director Award at the 66th Venice International Film Festival.

Admission free. Please enter through Sculpture Garden on Durant Avenue.

http://townsendcenter.berkeley.edu/events/regents-lecture-photography-cinema
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