Riyadh, Saudi Arabia based contemporary artist, curator and educator Eiman Elgibreen gives the adage ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ a whole new meaning in her works.
We first stumbled upon Eiman’s work on the Edge of Arabia’s website, a great repository of contemporary artists from Saudi. One particular work in which she visually compares her veiled self to the universally acclaimed guerilla artist Banksy fascinated us the most. Her works, including this one, often use mixed media, contemporary viral imagery and traditional visuals in surprising ways to raise highly relevant questions about the stereotypes that hound Saudi women and its culture. Read on: http://thefloatingmagazine.com/people-eiman-elgibreen/
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