Boutheyna BouslamaLivres perdus, nouvelles chaussures
“What if you need princess shoes to go into battle? To chart his way through a certain family heritage, impose himself as a woman, artist, a foot in the West and the other in the Middle East?
Livres perdus, nouvelles chaussures bring together eighteen letters addressed by Boutheyna Bouslama to his parents, to his publisher, and, more broadly, to a certain cultural establishment. In a frontal style, citing Beyoncé, Fellini, Carrie Bradshaw or Nizar Qabbani, she claims her choices as much as she questions the different conceptions of feminism, noting with dismay the state of this fight under certain latitudes. Some of these letters were written in 2010, others in 2019. Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue…”
- art & fiction
- Language French
- Format11 x 17.5 cm