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They wanna call me Cleopatra

Medium: Silkscreen on fabric

They wanna call me Cleopatra is a book / carpet or blanket. Whatever you need in the moment to feel at home. This research work was based in the struggles Taher experiences as a Dutch-Egyptian women living in Europe. This goes from fetishization to privilege. They wanna call me Cleopatra ultimately shows that non of this is what she actually needs and goes back to the land of Masr. The land, the sand, the water. 


They wanna call me Cleopatra was on show at:

- N.O.B x Midwest, Amsterdam

- LUCA, Brussels

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