PLUCK PROJECTS & CORK MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL 2022 PRESENTS: In The Name Of Shame by Amna Walayat

Date
15th Jun 2022 - 28th Jun 2022
Time
11am - 5pm
Cost
Free
PLUCK PROJECTS & CORK MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL 2022 PRESENTS: In The Name Of Shame by Amna Walayat

As part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2022 

Pluck Projects presents:

In The Name Of Shame

by Amna Walayat

 

A new body of work by Amna Walayat that explores female embodiment and cultures of shame in the context of Ireland and Pakistan. According to Islamic tradition when a woman becomes pregnant, a paradise opens automatically under her feet. However, women and children often become victims of a “culture of shame”, with murder, exploitation and related violence common throughout the world. These new works draw on the narrative of the fall of Adam and Eve and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden to consider cultures of shame in a contemporary moment.



Amna Walayat is a Cork-based Pakistani-born emerging mixed media visual artist. Her current practice is based on traditional and neo-Indo-Persian Miniature painting, expressing her hybrid cultural experiences and her position as a migrant artist. Her work is currently included in the yearlong exhibition The Narrow Gate of Here and Now at IMMA (2021-2022), 191 RHA (Oct 2021) She has recently mounted her work in Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival in Chester Beatty and Mill Theatre (15-24 Oct) and a two-person show at LHQ (March

     

Date
Time
11am - 5pm
Cost
Free