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Garment of Flower and She (III), by Guler Ates

This striking print was made by Ates during a residency in India and formed part of a project at the Udaipur City Palace Museum.

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Artwork details

Dimensions 40 x 60.5cm
Fabric & material Archival Digital Print
Edition 5
Medium Print

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

Guler Ates’ arresting work is characterised by the subject of a veiled figure often photographed in historically opulent surroundings. Mysterious and ambiguous, her compositions are carefully constructed and often form part of wider performance piece. In this intimate image, the figure is presented in isolation within a decorative interior representing the domestic context of the inner apartments of houses in India and Pakistan. Whether hiding or indulging in a private moment, the figure in this work, as with all of Ates’ subjects, press the viewer to consider the complexity of the position of the non-Western woman’s within a media-dominated and increasingly judgmental Western world.