Like much of #SheWhoTellsAStory artist #LallaEssaydi’s work, "Bullets Revisited #3" is reminiscent of 19th-century #Orientalist paintings. Here, however, the decorative patterns are composed of silver & golden bullet casings—evoking symbolic violence & referring to Essaydi’s fear about growing restrictions on women in a new post-revolutionary era.
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Library of Dust 2005 — 2006 “… these canisters hold the cremated remains of patients from an American psychiatric hospital. Oddly reminiscent of bullet casings, the canisters are literal gravesites. Reacting with their ash inhabitants, the canisters are now blooming with secondary minerals, articulating new metallic landscapes.” — Geoff Manaugh, Contemporary via David Maisel :: Photography :: Library Of Dust