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2010 Public space and women.

Rozhgar Mustafa & Avan Sdiq

2010 Public space and women. an action intiated inthe sha'ab Tea house in Sulaymaniyah, the second largest city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Tea house are place where, though an unspoken rule, women are rarely seen. Sha’ab is a historical political and intellectual hub in the city and it was one of the gathering points of Kurdish dissidents. The artist went to the Tea house with a group of women to drink tea and play domino, thus reclaiming visibility and space for the role of women in the political and cultural life in Kurdistan.