Abbas (1944-2018) - Étudiantes de l'Al Azhar Collège, Jakarta, 1989

Omschrijving
Abbas (1944-2018) - Étudiantes de l'Al Azhar Collège, Jakarta, 1989
Ontwikkelgelatinezilverdruk (OGZ) - Gestempeld - 1993

Abbas, whose full name was Abbas Attar Écouter, was born on 29th March 1944 in Khash, in the Iranian Balochestan province and died on 25th April 2018 in Paris. He was a Franco-Iranian photographer.

Étudiantes de l'Al Azhar Collège, Jakarta, 1989
Religion, cumbersome roots for these young female students in Jakarta, at the time of prayer, women who wore a white jilbab, the local version of the hijab. Abbas asked one of them, if it wasn’t too hot under her synthetic veil. A man answered in her place, "Not as hot as in hell".
“Islam has always evoked the grey and dusty tones of the highlands, the ochres of sand dunes and steppes, suddenly revived by the green of an oasis. A religion of deserts, blue skies and winds sweeping everything in their path. In Indonesia, I discovered a religion of water, forests and coconut trees, punctuated by the gentle geometry of the rice fields. Islam is infused with Buddhism, Hinduism and pagan tradition.” Abbas

Kavelgegevens
Kunstenaar
Abbas (1944-2018)
Titel van kunstwerk
Étudiantes de l'Al Azhar Collège, Jakarta, 1989
Techniek
Ontwikkelgelatinezilverdruk (OGZ)
Signatuur
Gestempeld
Datum van afdrukken
1993
Staat
Goed
Afbeeldingsgrootte
29×44 cm
Totale afmetingen
60×47×1 cm
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