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Empty Shapes

A meditation on cultural appropriation consisting of fragile constructions made with sticks and worn fabric, bearing texts in Arabic. Three phases of investigations into how casually appropriated cultural objects detached from historical significance become something else entirely. 

Empty shapes 2
Empty shapes 2

wooden dowels, gauze, and pigments

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Empty Shapes 3
Empty Shapes 3

wooden dowels, gauze, and pigments

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