2017

Genetic_memories_performance_georgia_lale_2017

Genetic Memories

GENETIC MEMORIES   The artist connects moles that appear on the sides and exterior of her torso to create direction lines over her stomach in an attempt to map and visualize refugees’ passage over the Aegean Sea with markers. The right flank of the torso...

I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR TO PRESERVE, PROTECT AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO ENSURE THAT MUSLIM REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS ARE GUARANTEED THE SAME RIGHTS I HAVE, AS AN IMMIGRANT, AN ARTIST AND A CITIZEN OF THE WORLD.

Emergence

The “Emergence” public interventions is a piece that intends to address uprising xenophobia and islamophobia in the U.S.A and in Europe. As part of the piece, I am walking in public spaces, wearing a hijab made out of an emergency heat blanket. The emergency heat...