Kuwaiti artist Alymamah Rashed explores the idea of a hybrid existence through her Surrealist large-scale paintings.
Rashed combines idiosyncratic form — quirky, floating and engaging — with autobiographical portraiture and elements of regional folklore, alongside everyday banal objects, to explore female subjectivity.
Her paintings are striking for their ethereal quality, light and emergent forms influenced by eastern and western aesthetic disciplines.
Rashed currently has a solo exhibition, When my Heart Danced Near Your Mirage, at Tabari Artspace at DIFC, running until January 5.
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