October 05, 2011

Artist Defines Cross-cultural Approaches

Susan Hefuna is an international artist with an Egyptian and German heritage. Hefuna has exhibited her work, which consists of drawings, videos, photographs, installations and sculptures reflecting intercultural transformation, in London, New York, Venice and Paris.

Hefuna said she liked to work with layered pages in her drawings. She also likes to play with the meanings of words and while doing this reflects the cross-cultural aspects in her art.

Her current show at Pi Artworks in Istanbul, which runs until the end of December, exemplifies how she deals with cross-cultural codes. Her use of mashrabiyas – small wooden pieces gathered together without glue – shows how Hefuna plays with images and meanings of words.

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