Ceremonial PedestalI come from a long line of strong female figure, and have been brought up in a matriarchal environnement. Blending... Read More
I come from a long line of strong female figure, and have been brought up in a matriarchal environnement.
Blending strong visual codes from the Soviet union and Caucasus I create images in which women of my family, from several generations, stand in all their glory. Though the work echo the soviet propaganda, here they are not defined by their political convictions but their gender and status as leader of the household. Proudly standing in the manner of leaders and tyrants 's statues, these women are frozen in time, surrounded by bright colors and traditional weaponry.
These weapons stand for their strength and courage as well as their endless battle as women. Cousins, aunts, grandmothers are celebrated, in a playful setting, putting on them -at last- the light they deserve.