Embodied Fragmentation II
This is an ongoing series of paintings on plexiglass that explores the perpetual nature of the journey from fragmentation to alignment of the self through a feminist lens. Inspired by my Pakistani upbringing, childhood memories of home, collage, mythology and spirituality, this series seeks to capture in essence and in experience, the internal push and pull that is reclaiming identity.
Vulnerable, floating bodies and the shadows they cast allude to fragmented identities, and to the multiplicity of an identity resulting from feelings of fragmentation.
This series is a homage to the sheer resilience and emotional strength of women. It seeks to celebrate and empower those who share in this eternal struggle to reclaim identity, to feel whole and free.