In the two pieces show, Bullets Revisited #3 and Bullets #8, Essaydi creates beautiful interiors of bullet cartridges. These symbolize the potetiality of violence outside the frame of the image. The women appear ethereal, beautiful and other worldly in the pieces.
Essaydi was born in Morocco and started her art education in Saudi Arabia. She later attended L'Ecole des Beaux Arts (Paris) and received a BFA and MFA from Tufts. Her work is held in numerous private and public collections including: he Louvre, The Smithsonian Museum of African Arts and The British Museum.
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