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Shirin Aliabadi (Iranian, b. 1973)
Shirin Aliabadi (Iranian, b. 1973)

Miss Hybrid #3

Shirin Aliabadi (Iranian, b. 1973) Miss Hybrid #3 inkjet print in plexiglass 59 x 48in. (150 x 121.8cm.) Executed in 2006, this is artist proof one from an edition of five plus two artist proofs
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The work was executed in 2006. Please note this work is slightly larger than printed in the catalogue.

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The Miss Hybrid series is a humourous take on the appeareance of the fashionable girls in Tehran. With their blonde hair, blue contact lenses and tell-tale surgical tape on their noses- clearly showing they have had cosmetic surgery, the girls in these images subvert preconceptions about the chador, demonstrating the freedom Iranian women exercise within their confines.

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