Artists and Writers: WOMEN WITHOUT MEN at the GC
Date & time: February 22, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: New York, NY: Proshansky Auditorium at the CUNY Grad Center, 365 Fifth Ave
Parsipur was jailed after the publication of her novella, Women Without Men, in Iran in 1989 and Shirin Neshat adapted the book to film in 2009. The evening will draw out the fraught issues surrounding women and public space in the Middle East that are raised in the exhibition Shifters, on view in the James Gallery. Moderated by Katherine Carl, Curator, James Gallery.
Women Without Men 2nd Edition, Shahrnush Parsipur