Ramzia Jawara

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'WHAT IS MINE?' Colonisation of Body, Mind and Culture.

  Capitalising on the stereotypes associated with black people; aggression, violence, hyper-sexuality and lack of control; following a journey of dark history following the impact that has been left on the black body and the Global South, with particular focus on the position of the black female in the oppressive, phallocentric racial matrix.

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Bangladesh
Sirajgonj
Shadow of life I was born into a poor family where life means war. We have to fight for survival. Where love is worthless ,Art where luxury only . I am surprised when I look at my reflection. Everyone knows I'm successful today. But no one wants to hear the story behind this success. So I look at my...
United Kingdom
Belfast
Reflecting upon a personal sense of identity within the Northern Irish landscape. Influenced by layers of historic conflict prominent within the region. The body of work 'Murmur' delves into the connection of migration and selfhood, looking at the subtle changing relationship within one's identity a...
United States of America
Pawtucket
As an emphasis was put on making your own protective mask at home during the pandemic, I began sewing fabric breasts into a protective helmet or shield. Once completed, I decided to push the concept further by making a protective body suit. In isolation, I used myself as a model. I began exploring t...
Norway
Trondheim
A Woman Who is a series of close ups of my body. Where stretch marks, stomach rolls, marks after underwear and body hair, which are seen as the ugly part of the body, become something beautiful. These series of self portraits focus on what is like to be a woman today, being my own muse and be com...
United States of America
New York City
After extensively exploring digital photography and video. From 2018, Yuan has begun to examine analog photography again – produce an ongoing diary series of private scenes - "Vague." She uses a medium format camera - Mamiya C330 twin lens to capture her idea. Each photo produced like a small intima...

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