Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Skowmon Hastanan

Les femmes en route: Magnificent Journey

Les femmes en route: Magnificent Journey

Skowmon Hastanan. Les femmes en route: Magnificent Journey, 2003.

Description:
Inkjet prints on layered Plexiglas sheets, fluorescent light, 11 1/2” H x 55” W x 4 1/2” D. Les femmes en route (“women-on-the-go”), or Women Travelers, are represented by ink jet figures taken from 1970’s Thai postage stamps. Each figure is placed inside a metaphorical icon – sapphire bubbles and diamonds -- which represents a precious commodity.

Medium:
Sculpture

Tags:
commodification, sexual tourism, AIDS

Images
The Property of A Lady: An Impressive Emerald and Diamond LavaliereLes femmes en route: Magnificent JourneyRubyscapeGoddess and Prostitutes, Red MoonLes fleurs du malProfessional NamesRoar!!! Miss Universe (friendly capitalism)

Location
Bronx, New York
USA

Contact
skowmon@yahoo.com

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