GEWICHT: 47 kg
Intime Dienste: Foto/Video, Fisting Klassiker, 69, GV in versch. Stellungen, Duo: moglich
PICA 30 Gala is a cocktail party, an evening of reconnecting, and a campaign for growing support. Find out more about our donor program here. The event will feature: Donate now to secure your tickets. Abdul-Rahman Abdullah Iftar , Concrete, fifteen Drawing on the narrative capacity of animal archetypes, crafted objects, and the human presence, Abdullah aims to articulate physical dialogues between the natural world, politics and the agency of culture.
While his own experiences as a Muslim Australian of mixed ethnicity provide a starting point, Abdullah negotiates shared understandings of individual identity, new mythologies and marginalised outlooks in a multicultural context. It represents the most celebratory event of each day, when the whole family comes together to eat something and pray the Maghrib sunset prayer.
Traditionally, the fast is broken with almonds or dates and a glass of water before the larger evening meal. Embedding the bowl of almonds within the cube creates a tangible relationship between the individual and the shared experiences of the Ummah global Islamic community. His work asks what it means to search for and create an authentic sense of identity out of a connection to intimate, personal histories and cultural heritage.
Inspired by decorative wall stickers of tropical fruit, this diptych comprises digital and physical collages of orchid species native to the Chao Praya River in Thailand, documented in the Singapore Botanic Gardens on 35mm film. The potential of these floral forms proves an enticing conceptual and visual palette to further process an approach towards my own Thai-Australian heritage.
As the national flower of Thailand, the orchid is synonymous with the branding and marketing of Thai national identity to a global audience. Orchids themselves are remarkable for their unlimited potential for hybridisation and cultivation, which makes them suitably analogous for a broader Thai culture which is historically hybrid, drawing influence from a broad range of other countries. Jacobus Capone Untitled no. Characteristically evocative, his work frequently combines physically demanding durational performances with majestic, sublime landscapes.