Parliament 2013
       
     
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Parliament 2013
       
     
Parliament 2013

These images pose fictional scenarios, that nevertheless offer an uncanny reality.  Performance-based self-portraits, the work experiments with the symbolism of landscape, nature and female representation. The bird stands for the figure of the Gaze; the idea of being looked at. The woods are the space of disorder, commonly associated with the myth of a primal origin. Through the act of construction, Poiša points towards the idea of womanliness as a masquerade, challenging the patriarchal idea of femininity as nature, and the symbolic binding of the strict codes of representation.  

Lasma Poisa, Parliament 3, 2013.jpg
       
     
Lasma Poisa, Parliament 2, 2013.jpg
       
     
Lasma Poisa, Parliament 4, 2013.jpg