"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.
Alamut by Vladimir Bartol (Translated by Michael Biggins)
Faceless (from the series Women of Allah) 1994 Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino © Shirin Neshat / Gladstone Gallery