A Yemeni Visual Artist

La vie m'est insupportable, 70x105cm, 2012 via - Ibi Ibrahim

 

NAME: IBI IBRAHIM

TALENT: PHOTOGRAPHY


Photographer Artist based in Yemen and represented by JAMM Art Gallery in Dubai.

Ibi Ibrahim, a Yemeni visual artist, writer and film director, was born in the United States in 1987 and raised in the Middle East. Much of Ibrahim’s work circles and reacts to his conservative Islamic upbringing and explores issues such as feminism, gender equality and sexual identity, often considered as taboo in Muslim societies.

Ibi Ibrahim’s thought-provoking work reacts to the conservatism of traditional Islam and brings to the fore an art that speaks out for gender equality, sexual freedom and positive body image - via TheCultureTrip