my brain was a dandelion
its seeds scattered all over the ground
And people calling it a weed.
The waters of Buhair Valley fed the earth for decades, but the water has become salty and all that's left is its residue.
Soon the waters and the valley will be gone, feeding the earth no more.
OBJECT SPACE VEIL
An extention to The Performance, Object, Space, Veil explores the concept of identity, alter egos and the way artists represent themselves.
A performance is played, acting out the cultural, religious and societal assumptions placed on many.
I was looking at the idea of the Exotic, colour profiles and the everyday mundane.
A series of portraits exploring the concept of identity and gender expectations.
A performance is played, acting out the cultural, religious and societal assumptions placed on my self by society as an artist of colour and faith. As a female artist who stays anonymous within imagery, my husband takes my role. I create a performance of the everyday.
The layout mimics the domestic space of an artist and the certain objects are used to signify strength, growth and fragility. Using light and shadow mimicking a stage set, a metaphor for the intensity of the roles that have been placed on us. The question is how long do we act and how long can we keep on balancing the roles?
Exploring Nature, Masculinity & a Cinematic theme.