SITARA SERIES || 2012-2014

Ibi Ibrahim first color photographs attempt was in 2012 when he introduced his first photographs from the Sitara series. A traditional colorful fabric once worn by women in Yemen before the importation of the black Abbaya from the north. "The Sitara evokes the image of the free Yemeni woman of the past – the ‘forgotten queen’ – contrasting the current status of women as a sinful objects that must be covered in black."  -Ibi Ibrahim