Halim Al-Karim

Hidden Victims

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Hidden Victims
Halim Al-Karim
Hidden Victims
2008
Lambda print
186 x 372 cm
Al-Karim merges aspects of Sufism - such as the belief in Divine Unity - with obsolete traditions, especially those of ancient Sumer, the grand empire which ruled in what is now Iraq from 6000-4000 BC. Sumerian symbols often appear in his images, and his photographs of women are in part inspired by a ritual which could elevate girls to the status of goddesses.

     
 


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