In her photographs of women covered with calligraphy, Lalla Essaydi focuses on how this Islamic art form has been made inaccessible to women, whereas the use of henna as a form of adornment is considered ‘women’s work’.
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Do you know the work of Shirin Neshat?
Not well, though I’ve seen a couple of film installations. Her work is very beautiful, provocative.
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