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Feeling empowered in every sense of the word is always my goal when I shoot self-portraits. I love to tell stories, to create narratives and alter egos to document my relationship to myself and to my sexuality. As a genderqueer Arab femme, I struggle with finding representation that challenges the colonial stereotypes and fetishes. Taking pictures of myself and celebrating my body, my gender and my sexuality are ways to reclaim these parts of my identity that are often overlooked or assumed. Creating erotic images is a healing process to learn to see myself outside of the orientalist dominant point of view. Moreover as someone who identifies as a witch incorporating fantasy, magic and mythological references in these images also is a way of mixing art and spirituality in a creative and playful way.

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14 Aug 18
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birthplace: Beirut
currently living in: France
age: 27
starsign: Virgo
biggest passion in my life: Kim chi!!
I like to listen to: Japanese pop from the 80's
I like to watch: The moonlight
I like to smell: The sun on my skin
I like to taste: Salty treats
I like to feel: Cuddled! I love being the little spoon
favourite part of my body: Venus dimples and collarbones
favourite part of someone else's body: Eyes, hands, collarbones, lips
Why i shot myself: I felt like it, so why not!?
who I'd least like to see shoot themselves: Do whatever you want really!
who I'd most like to see shoot themselves: QTPOC
my website/fav website: Tumblr
Most outrageous thing I have done: It's a secret! ;)
Bands I like: Mashrou' Leila, Interpol, Yasmine Hamdan, Solange
Books I like: Haruki Murakami, Jeannette Winterson, Jean Genet
Films I like: The Pillow Book, Wild At Heart, Women Without Men