NeshatAllDemonsFlee Shirin Neshat, All Demons Flee, 1992.

Shirin Neshat


Chosen by: Fez Qureshi


“This picture has so much to tell about the people and the society it shows. Here, a group of women in black burkas are carrying an old sword, and it looks like another great sacrifice is going to be made. Portrayed in black and white, the picture expresses the art of story-telling through photography.”


Shirin Neshat, All Demons Flee, 1992. Silver gelatin print. Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Art Gallery Acquisition Fund.

Fez Qureshi is a photographer and visits the Gallery frequently.

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