Winged Bulls were revered semi-gods in ancient Mesopotamian culture. They have always been depicted as male. I am interested in exploring their depiction as female.
'Iraqi Mona Lisa' 2018
'The Angel and the Fool' 2019
‘Vision of Peace II’, 2009
Satellite images of Baghdad and London make up the body of this figure. Both cities are digitally superimposed to incarnate the gut, while the former makes up her head and breasts and the latter her lower limbs.
‘Eve with a Pencil’ 2009-2017
is about the dovetailing of body and psyche, how current geopolitical events inhabit the body. Events can take place in a far away place, though their repercussions are felt locally, even intimately.
detail from 'Hope'
'Not in My Name' 2015-2017
'Fertile Crescent', 2015
Figure haunted by the destruction of priceless ancient heritage