The Stranger at Home

The stranger at home 2020 During the lockdown, I came across many posts, jokes and comics on social media. I realised that women have become the subject of sniggers and ridicule during the pandemic, whilst this pandemic has also been used as another method to discriminate against and abuse women. I chose one of the […]

Spot

https://vimeo.com/482771319 The spot is part of the archival footage from a collaborative project with the artist Shero Abbas back in 2015, it is also part of the research project on the women’s plight in Iraqi Kurdistan. Through this work, I decoded the archive to another medium to raise questions about silenced, marginalised and abused women by society and cultural […]

A project with women in Huddersfield women centre

The projec with women in exile from Huddersfield women centre Fabric, thread, human hair 2019 This collective piece has been produced in collaboration with women in exile at Women Centre, Kirklees. We come from different international backgrounds, such as Libya, Brazil, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Russia, The Netherlands, and Uzbekistan. These pieces express our feelings through […]

My teen in apice

My teen in a piece 2020 This piece is made for a (Girlhood and later life) research project by Prof Penny Tinkler. The workshop was led by Jenna Ashton from DWAN. This is my teen stories in one piece. Also, this piece includes a text that was part of another exhibition back in 2016.

My mum’s dream secret

My mum’s dream secret   Artist’s hair embroidery on a pillowcase One of the memories that still lives inside me is my mum’s dream secret, when I was a child I’ve always recognized my mum’s pillowcase between all the 7 pillowcases of my family, my mum’s was different, there was an embroidery phrase on it (Sweet […]

Her Voice

Her Voice Performance staged for video Medium: Wooden object (made out of the wooden stick and wooden bowl), my hair.                        Making a handmade object to play with my own hair is to make a sound, sound art and experimental music that are engaged with gender […]

SHUSH!

SHUSH…  Every society has some degree of censorship, which it carries out by its normal means of social organization and control. In a military dictatorship, censorship is exercised by the military; in a communist country, by the “dictatorship of the proletariat;” in a market-driven society, by market forces, though the state may be necessary if […]

Look down on the ground

Look down at the ground!   2013 Photo, ongoing project I barely walk with my head up, I get used to it as I have been told by my mum to have my head down “Because it is an ashamed woman walking with their head up!” But, I found a different world on the ground, […]