Shikyba Azizi

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winner of British Women Competition 2011

What fascinated me with 'PP', was the subtlety the message was transmitted through the work - elegant, fragile, feminine yet with a powerful undertone of political and perhaps religious unrest. This contradiction of masculinity and femininity so beautifully captured enables the work to take a life of its own. Mila Askarova 'PP', represents Shikyba's troubled background in the repressed environment of Afghanistan and works as a beautiful graphic image as well as portraying the violence and... [more]
Posted by Shikyba Azizi on 4/21/12

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Posted by Shikyba Azizi on 10/9/11

From War in Afganistan to Art Exhibitions in London

Shikyba Azizi has a tough story to tell and she creates tense, bloody work. She uses unique techniques to create these striking graphical images that speak of the conflicts she escaped. Shikyba joined our online artist network in January and we were immediately struck by the raw and radical intensity. Shikyba is exhibiting in London till the 15th June in The Spring Show at The Gallery at Willesden Green Library Centre. Read the fascinating interview below. What was your very first artwork?When... [more]
Posted by Shikyba Azizi on 10/22/10