Jane Brettle

Portraits: Reflections on the Veil

Jane Brettle and Tulu Bayar

Publication data: A 48 Page Publication 26 full colour images
210mm x 210mm
Printed in an edition of 500 September 2007
Published by Belfast Exposed Gallery
Price £5

Portraits Reflections on the Veil is the publication of 14 works by Jane Brettle from Beyond Black and 12 stills from Confluence a 2 screen video piece by Tulu Bayar.

In the catalogue essay, Professor Reina Lewis, Artscom Centenary Professor in Fashion Studies at the London College of Fashion remarks on how the works in the catalogue ‘suggest the multiple meanings that garments associated with Muslim modesty hold for those who wear them and those who view them’. She asks ‘how can a simple piece of cloth cause so much consternation and how can art contribute to those debates?’

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