Dragas (2009) - Kuwaiti Artist Fatima Al Qadiri

Dragas is a series of fantasy, Kuwaiti drag queen portraits—each within a subsection of local and global style trends: goth, floral, hip hop and “haute”, respectively. A study into localized trend manifestations through the filter of the internet, studio portraiture as a private act—but fantasy destination/background —and gender as performance. - FQ