Hoda Afshar – Under Western Eyes

Edmund Pearce Gallery
Level 2, Nicholas Building
37 Swanston Street

Exhibition Opening: 6pm, Thursday 3 April 2014
Exhibition Dates: Wednesday-Saturday 12-5pm, 2 April – 3 May 2014

Under Western Eyes focuses on the representation of Islamic women in the contemporary art world and examines the contrasting attitudes and conceptions of the veil and what it symbolises as a visual metaphor. The work explores the commercial and political context of the veil and its function as a kind of marketing tool in the global art scene.

Hoda teaches in the second year of the Bachelor of Photography at PSC. Visit the website for more information.

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