Project No 12: Revealing Identities by Sabina Gillani

Revealing Identities by Sabina Gillani

Sun , May 13th 2012

My work is an hommage to these women, who try to take control of their destinies and to exist as multi-­‐faceted human beings instead of as beings with a single identity. In the case of religious classification, for certain fundamentalists one‘s identity is asserted by the religion that one belongs to, suppressing all other identities. As far as Muslim fundamentalism is concerned one’s identity is Islamic, pertaining to a particular kind of Islam and nothing else. I have taken the case of suicide bombers who accept this classification imposed on to them to perpetrate a violently barbaric act to achieve an eternity of sublime beauty. More info

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