My collaborator for Cartographies of Loss, Soheila Ghaussy, is a writer whose work speaks of the loss of freedom for Afghani women due to political intolerance and male authority.  The veil became a mandated covering which removes the identity of a woman. Hair as a symbol of power and personal and sexual identity is removed by the veil.  This series, Veil, serves as a gesture of re-empowerment for Afghani women.

Series of six collograph prints

48” x 22” on paper


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