Exhibition Details


Join Artspace Aotearoa for an evening screening of Land of Dreams, directed by Shoja Azari and Shirin Neshat that expands on the exhibition Sunlighting, selected by Artspace Aotearoa.

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Shirin Neshat and Shoja Azari are Iranian artists, filmmakers, and long-time collaborators who live in New York. As well as co-directing Land of Dreams they collaborated on Women Without Men (2009) which received the Silver Lion Award at the 66th Venice Film Festival (2009). Their film Looking for Oum Kulthum (2017), was based on the life of the legendary Egyptian singer. Neshat works in the mediums of photography, video installation and film, has exhibited widely most recently at Tate Modern, London and was the recipient of the Golden Lion Award at the 48th Venice Biennale in 1999. Neshat directed her first opera, AIDA, at the Salzburg Music Festival in 2017. Azari has directed several feature films including K, (2000); Windows (2006); Simple Little Lives (2015); and Badria (2017).


  • Free | All Welcome


  • Thu 07 Dec


  • 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm


  • 292 Karangahape Road
  • Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland