Pitti Discovery presents

Shirin Neshat


A certain nostalgia for the simple pleasures of childhood, strong social ties and old traditions pervades Soliloquy, the recent film installation by Shirin Neshat, Iranian by birth, and now a new yorker by adoption. On a par with her previous semi-autobiographical works such as Rapture, Soliloquy is a series of reflections on the sense of disorientation generated by changing values. The film consists of two parts that are projected on life-size, facing screens. The artist, who is appearing in one of her films for the first time, plays the leading role in both short segments.

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