Zehra Khan lives in Provincetown, though in the last ten years has lived in Paris, Karachi, Saratoga Springs, and Boston, and likes creating transient transportable art. A Pakistani-American born in...
This is a photograph of a installation and performance using acrylic on canvas, paper, bed sheet, and skin.
The installation dimensions are 69 x 84 x 36".
The photograph is available as a limited edition of 15 prints.
This rat is hastening her own demise as she smokes her last cigarette, waiting for someone to find her, message sent, in a bottle. I am interested in looking at the portrayal of women in media and art history, and therefore, objectification, voyeurism and audience. My protagonists are animal - the animal within, our true instincts, our hidden personas. These animals interact in fictional worlds, twisted fables that mimic or reject our reality.
The installations are all created by hand, with no photographic manipulation.
March 1, 2010
June 9, 2012
bikini, bottle, cigarette, costume, installation, ocean, performance, rat, sunbathing, pinup, body painting