Needled fabric, necklace
80 x 36 x 20 cm; 70 x 38 x 15 cm
*1977 in Istanbul, Turkey. Lives and works in Istanbul and Vienna, Austria.
Nilbar Güreş comes from a Kurdish-Alevi family. Many works of her are referring to traditions in craft, in the use of fabrics and tayloring. But what looks like a harmless nice play doll is at the same time questioning gender roles, sexual orientation and queerness.