Sissi Farassat‘s photographs embroidered with threads, sequins and Swarovski crystals first seduce us like the shop window of a jeweller, from which collars and earrings send their glittering rays into the grey everyday life: Instinctively we have to look, attracted like moths by the light. Even if the beads are made of glass and plastic, their sparkle stands for something valuable that outshines profane usefulness. But the artist, who was born in 1969 in Tehran (Iran) and has lived in Vienna since 1978, reflects with her embroidered photographs on the one hand the medium of photography itself, on the other...
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