Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Canan Şenol

Kybele

Kybele

Canan Şenol. Kybele, 2000.

Description:
The work "Kybele" was made during the artist's pregnancy. "Kybele" with wide hips, belly, big breasts who is always sculptured naked is the goddess of goddesses in Anatolian Culture. Hips, belly, the genital organ has always been used as a symbol of fertility, femininity, motherness and the circle of life the ongoing life. Kybele reincarnates herself in the body of the artist who has also been sculptured as if giving birth.

Medium:
Photography

Tags:
fertility, birth, body, reincarnation, Ananolian culture, goddess, photography, Istanbul, pregnancy, nudity, motherhood, Kybele

Images
UntitledSee No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No EvilPink DreamsKybeleFinally you are in me!Nisai (Pertaining to Women)Odalisque

Videos
Strange Creature (Acaibul Mahlukat)fountain

Location
Istanbul, Avcilar
Turkey

Contact
senolcanan@gmail.com

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