Sara Sallam

Plate I, The Fourth Pyramid Belongs to Her
2016-2018
TINTERA

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Archival pigment print
Archival pigment print
Dimensioni / Size: 50 x 44 cm
Edizione / Edition: Edition of 5

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In The Fourth Pyramid Belongs to Her, Sallam investigates and reflects on he historical, archaeological and touristic attitudes towards ancient Egypt. To accentuate the absences of collective mourning for the ancient Egyptians, she portrays her grandmother as one of the pharaohs in a series of collage portraits, projecting, in turn, her personal grieving for her onto them. In doing so, this project becomes an invitation to re-acknowledge their forgotten humanity and to see them through the eyes of a girl mourning her grandmother

In The Fourth Pyramid Belongs to Her, Sallam investigates and reflects on he historical, archaeological and touristic attitudes towards ancient Egypt. To accentuate the absences of collective mourning for the ancient Egyptians, she portrays her grandmother as one of the pharaohs in a series of collage portraits, projecting, in turn, her personal grieving for her onto them. In doing so, this project becomes an invitation to re-acknowledge their forgotten humanity and to see them through the eyes of a girl mourning her grandmother.


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