"Her career over the last 20 years has followed a trajectory from conceptual photography to a large body of videos, presented in video installation," said Rebecca Hart, DIA Associate Curator of Contemporary Arts.
Neshat was born in Iran in 1958, moved to the U.S. at 17, and returned to her native country 20 years later.
"I am a woman of imagination," said Neshat, "I'm not a scholar, or a political activist. But I think there are ways in which you can communicate the misunderstandings and the gap that exists between cultures, through the language of art."
The hope is for visitors to find their own voices of expression as well. Neshats exhibition will open on Sunday and will be on view until July 7. The exhibition is free with general DIA admission.