Poppy

“Παπαρούνα, Lale, Poppy”

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2011

In this project, I’m eating a poppy flower. This action has a double meaning; the one is that I perceive that flower as a symbol of my sex, so I eat it in a try to understand better my female nature. The other is that as my last name “Lale” means poppy on the Indo-European languages by this symbolic action I eat my ancestors, my family in order to free myself from their influence, to learn from them and to follow my own way. This work is a metaphoric adulthood ceremony.