Amina Benbouchta, ‘Sans titre’, 2012, Sabrina Amrani
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Sans titre, 2012

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19 7/10 × 15 7/10 in
50 × 40 cm
Edition 3/5
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€2,500
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Shipping: €240 within Continental Europe, €440 rest of world
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Sabrina Amrani
Madrid

In this photos, Amina Benbouchta recreates scenes where the own artist appears with her head …

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Amina Benbouchta
Moroccan, b. 1963
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Casablanca-based Amina Benbouchta engages gender politics and the feminist slogan “the personal is political” in paintings and photographs in which she uses herself as a subject. Positioning her body in charged, confining spaces, and often wearing costumes, Benbouchta explores themes of alienation, restriction, and identity. Differentiating herself from American conceptual photographers Cindy Sherman and Francesca Woodman, who have also made themselves subjects, Benbouchta focuses on issues surrounding the oppressed position of women in the contemporary Arab world. In her most recent series of photographs, she incorporates objects that reference dualistic themes of domestic confinement and escapism. Caged birds, rubber gloves, teapots, and mirrors cover the artist’s face, acting as masks that transform Benbouchta into a universal symbol for inequality.

Amina Benbouchta, ‘Sans titre’, 2012, Sabrina Amrani
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Sabrina Amrani
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In this photos, Amina Benbouchta recreates scenes where the own artist appears with her head covered, while sourrounded by oniric objects. In this luxurious stages, beautifully decorated, with a violent elegance a woman has became an object. Amina, until now focused on painting, expresses in this proposal the position …

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Amina Benbouchta
Moroccan, b. 1963
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Casablanca-based Amina Benbouchta engages gender politics and the feminist slogan “the personal is political” in paintings and photographs in which she uses herself as a subject. Positioning her body in charged, confining spaces, and often wearing costumes, Benbouchta explores themes of alienation, restriction, and identity. Differentiating herself from American conceptual photographers Cindy Sherman and Francesca Woodman, who have also made themselves subjects, Benbouchta focuses on issues surrounding the oppressed position of women in the contemporary Arab world. In her most recent series of photographs, she incorporates objects that reference dualistic themes of domestic confinement and escapism. Caged birds, rubber gloves, teapots, and mirrors cover the artist’s face, acting as masks that transform Benbouchta into a universal symbol for inequality.

Sans titre, 2012

Print on Fine Art Baryta paper
19 7/10 × 15 7/10 in
50 × 40 cm
Edition 3/5
This is part of a limited edition set.
€2,500
Ships from Madrid, ES
Shipping: €240 within Continental Europe, €440 rest of world
VAT included in price
Location
Madrid
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
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