Lalla essaydi 86 likes lalla a essaydi (born 1956) is a moroccan-born photographer known for her staged photographs of arab women she currently works. Lalla essaydi, converging territories # 26, 2004 see more from flash of god striped sweaters madison wisconsin simple lines amanda contemporary artists street art. Lalla essaydi (moroccan, born 1960s) converging territories #28, 2004 chromogenic print mounted on aluminum msu purchase, funded by the kathleen d and milton e.
Lalla essaydi's career as an artist has encompassed painting, mixed media, and video, but recently she has devoted herself to photography, and to explorations of the image of woman in islamic society. Lalla essaydi: converging territories jan 6 - feb 25, 2006 1 / 4 press a conversation with lalla essaydi about bullets, the arab spring and violence against. Lalla essaydi's elegant, creative work belies its subversive, challenging nature approximately 30 works of diverse media are drawn from each of her photographic series, including the richly hued silence of thought and the more widely known converging territories and les femmes de maroc.
Lalla essaydi is a new york-based, moroccan-born photographer, painter, and installation artist over the past decade, she has risen to international prominence with her timely and beautiful work that deals with the condition of women in islamic society, cross-cultural identity, orientalism, and the history of art. A new book featuring the photography of lalla essaydi takes an intimate look at the artist's career and socio-political conditions and the anthropological conditioning that inspires her work henna is a crucial element in the life of a moroccan woman, and is associated with the major. Lalla essaydi (moroccan, b 1956) lalla essaydi was born in 1956 in morocco her art, which often combines islamic calligraphy with representations of the female body, addresses the complex reality of arab female identity from the unique perspective of personal experience. In this photograph, number thirty in lalla essaydi's converging territories series, we see a progression of muslim women at four different stages in life from childhood to adulthood as they age, their bodies are increasingly concealed, so that the most mature member of the group is completely covered head to foot.
Bid now on converging territories #13 by lalla essaydi view a wide variety of artworks by lalla essaydi, now available for sale on artnet auctions. By leah pfenning converging territories is a photo series conceptualized and executed by moroccan-born photographer, lalla essaydi the photographs feature arab women as odalisques, and objects representative of the harem, as they confront the veil of a western perspective of orientalism. Converging territories is a photo series conceptualized and executed by moroccan-born photographer, lalla essaydi the photographs feature arab women as odalisques, and objects representative of the harem, as they confront the veil of a western perspective of orientalism.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (boston/617350. Lalla essaydi, a moroccan-born, paris-trained artist, created the converging territories series as a means of examining the culture in which she grew up from the western position she now occupies. Lalla essaydi lalla essaydi (b 1956, morocco) explores issues surrounding the role of women in arab culture and their representation in the western european artistic tradition.
Published in aesthetica on july 6, 2017 lalla essaydi's (b 1956) versatile practice has always encompassed a multitude of media such as painting, mixed media and video. Lalla essaydi: converging territories moroccan-born artist lalla essaydi's stunning, large-scale photographs of arab women confront gender and cultural stereotypes in powerful images that explore female identity through both arab and western lenses. Lot 110, photographs, lalla essaydi, london auction 3 november 2016. Converging territories, lalla essaydi (powerhouse books, brooklyn), 2005 public collections 21c museum, louisville, kentucky the ackland art museum , chapel hill.