Sex is a red flag that can blind the critic. Performance, which has arisen in various elliptical ways in my projects, is innate to me, I think based on what I inherited from my mother, growing up with her performing the way she did. So there are many things that women are extraordinary at. When the Criollos or Neo Granadinos started fighting for their independence, Spain sent a whole army for re-conquest. When I went, there were three men to every woman. The Vietnam War outraged me. That was very hard!
Another friend who watched it, who is also an artist commented to me after it was over that what she liked most about the film was the fact that a woman artist was taking up so much space and demanding so much time.
Why do we go for f***boys?
And related to that, I see mirroring as well. We show what we like. This is not explicitly stated but white men and rich men are the ones who are most engaged in these projects. And I was very happy to rediscover the cunt! Was it painters who painted in a certain style, male and female? Still, this is the first time I have had an all female class. Shama Sikander opens up about glamour world.