Thursday, November 10, 2005

kinematics of fabric

The above two images are from the MoMa Safe exhibit: below is Ayah's work.

Ayah also is into dance and clothing. How we move and encounter the world has to do with the style of choice. the movie is of a curtain system that covers and uncovers the body; shelter and unsheltering it from the enviroment. There is a very deep statement here, in that the intimate contrasted by the conservative duality of the dress's mechanism confronts the viewer with the very sacred nature of feminity in Islam and raises very deep issues regarding the multicultural aspects of privacy.

Link to the open stitch performance


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