Yama Rauff (AF)
Noted film and TV director and scriptwriter Yama Rauff (AF) has been writing poems and visual stories since age nine. Later in his youth he moved also into film making, both still to date being great passions for him as professions. Rauff’s work can be seen to be influenced by his roots and experiences in the Afghan culture, where women’s lives are steered through old traditions, such as arranged marriages. For this exhibition, Rauff has is again bringing forth discussion about the degrading of women and inequality between sexes.
Yama Rauff’s tense short encapsulates a critical moment in the life of a girl walking the desert. No Woman points at the situation many women in islamic countries face.
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_Woman for more info on the film.
Video by Yama Rauff. Courtesy of the artist, all rights reserved.