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Huda LUTFI

Huda Lutfi lives and works in Cairo (Egypt).

Graduated from McGill University, Montreal, where she obtained a PhD degree in history of arabic and islamic culture. She organized many individual exhibitions since the nineties in Egypt, Europe and USA. Huda Lutfi works with various materials of recuperation using cultural objects as traditional doll and usual objects.

Her installations are generally mise en scenes which expose différent discriminations done to women and the exploitation of man by man. With derision , she calls in mind modern myths and symbolic icons of song and movie stars in the Middle East as well as Wes tern prejudices on the remaining world.

In her installation « Stripping of the garments », the whiteness of masculine forms, embottled and floating in the unknown space suggest the lightening of the body, for a spiritual utopia.

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