What do you think the title of Shirin Neshat’s photograph suggests the artwork is about?

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Mini Assignment #13

Neshat’s body of work extends beyond identity politics. Cultural critic Eleanor Heartney once said, “Neshat makes art through her identities as an Iranian and as a woman but reshapes them to speak to larger issues of freedom, individuality, and societal oppression.”

Shirin Neshat, Allegiance with Wakefulness 1994

Artworks’ titles often tell us a great deal about the content of an artwork. What do you think the title of Shirin Neshat’s photograph suggests the artwork is about?

What do you think the text’s relationship is to the feet and gun?

 

What do you think the title of Shirin Neshat’s photograph suggests the artwork is about?