This project is created collaboratively with artists Leila Ashtiani (Iran), Sofie Dieu (France), Humaira Fayazi (Afghanistan), Abouk Giir (Sudan), Rahila Zeeshan (Pakistan) and Multicultural Women Victoria (MWV). The body of work will be displayed at the Queen Victoria Women Centre, 18-24 March 2024 as part of Harmony Week. Opening to be announced.
This film collaboration with The Griffyn Ensemble director, Michael Sollis, is an interpretation of 'Ara' a short music piece of 8 minutes. Inspired by the Southern Sky constellation Ara itself, this film recounts the importance of remaining conscious while entering the dream world to become lucid.
This film was screened during the Issy Biennale, in Paris France, Sept-November 2023. Opening 12th of September 6.30pm Musée de la Carte à Jouer.
Dream Journal, pearl embroidery on French night gown
Since 2021, Sofie embroiders a dress with her nightly dreams. Alongside her paper journal, this dress celebrates the visions and wisdoms she receives every night.
This textile work was on display as part of Naarm Textile Collective exhibition, 17-28 October 2023. Opening the 17th of October 2023, 6-8pm Fourty Five Downstairs Gallery in Melbourne Victoria Australia