Ilknur Demirkoparan | Hair Is A Woman’s Glory. No 3

Print
Digital Giclée on Cotton Rag | 2018

Through allusions to mythology, religion, and art history, this body of work takes a critical peek into contemporary attitudes and religious taboos communicated through the censorship of women’s hair. In each frame, the artist’s self-portrait is centered around a halo of calligraphic text that meticulously repeats the Turkish word for hair, “saç.” The daring invitation to reckon with the woman whose uncontainable Medusa-like hair is indeed a nod to women’s movements across the Middle East, such as the Chich Women’s Bicycle Tour in Turkey celebrating women’s visibility in public spaces, and the White Wednesdays movement in Iran against forced veiling.

Edition of 10 + AP

Dimensions: 24in x 42.72in
Framed:
Signature: verso
Inventory #: 102
Edition #: AP
Retail Price $1,200.00
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