Re-Orient

2003-2005

Examining the components of the whole in isolation has dominated the Western thoughts for centuries and from such viewpoints, classification and categorization have manufactured self-serving propagandistic stereotypes. In this way of perceiving, not knowing is considered an inadequacy that must be conquered and therefore, where real knowledge lacks, a convenient substitute is imagined.
Re-Orient focuses on Stereotypical assumptions of the West regarding the East and calls for a re-evaluation of such perceptions

Re-Orient Installation
Re-Orient Installation

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Re-Orient Installation
Re-Orient Installation

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Virgin
Virgin

With its loaded title both in Muslim and Christian countries, this inaccurately rendered painting of a young girls vagina puts the viewers on the spot to recognize their tendency of sexualizing images, even in the absence of a suggestive overtone.

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Re-Orient Installation
Re-Orient Installation

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