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Description: Work about fear, oppression and strength.
Fear for the unknown. Litteral: You don't know who or what is hided under the burka. Figurative: Fear for the unknown. In this case Moslem belief. Incomprehension by ignorance.
Oppression: Moslem woman are oppressed in many parts of the world. They don't have any rights concerning education, individuality or power.
Strenght: Moslem woman who choose aware for wearing the traditional cloth of the Moslem belief (the burka), in countries which don't general accept this.

Medium: Burka knitted from human hair.

Year Created: 2006

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