Profile


Ayesha Khan

Germany

  • Geographic Location: Europe

About me:

My paintings often make a commentary on social issues; at times my work nuances the complexities involved with living in diverse cultures.

Solo and Group Exhibitions:
Prague
San Francisco
Seattle
Edmonton

I'm passionate about:

Community Service
Social Work


Recent Forum Entries

Read the conversations in the Community Forum and add your voice.

Get Started >


Actions

Browse the take actions in the Women, Power and Politics exhibition or submit your own.

Get Started >


Documents

Upload documents to appear in your profile.


From Community:

Ravaging Gaza
Ravaging Gaza is an enactment of vulnerability and destruction skewed together in this mixed media composition of red and black. As I kept seeing images of Gaza ruined, my brush stokes became boisterous. Later the same brush strokes became almost destructive. The land for me is reminiscent of a woman – it blossoms when nurtured and shrivels into decay when besieged. And Ravaging Gaza resonates with a sadness that is not just confined to a particular part of the world but juts out across boundaries wherever there is destruction of land or woman.  

From Exhibiting You:

She

Visual artist Ayesha Khan depicts women's self-exploration in this almost raw and unfinished rectangular panel composition. She represents women's survival in society, seen as a struggle between chaos and calm. The social stigma that promotes women as objects of desire is completely invalidated; rather, a torn, disjointed female body is represented. The female figure is complete while at the same time incomplete; its incompleteness echoes the progression towards the coming of age while the degradation of the figure symbolizes the rejection of the ideal woman.  

Favorites

Curate your own exhibition of museum content! Add your favorite stories to your profile by navigating to the story page and clicking on the + sign in the right column.


Log In