“A Country and a Continent”: Fatimah Tuggar and the Politics of Montage

Fatimah Tuggar is one of the artists Jiwa has discussed, in his article on Imaging, imagining and representation: Muslim visual artists in NYC. As  Munir Jiwa has pointed out, the past couple of decades have seen "the larger tropes of Islam/Muslims—terrorism, violence, veiling, patriarchy, the Middle East—become the normative frames and images within and against which Muslim artists do their work".In her own work, however, Nigerian-born Tuggar has had little engagement with either the con … [Read more...]