“Djamila,” Asad Faulwell’s first lithograph, depicts Djamila Bouhired, one of the female combatants who took part in The Battle of Algiers. Djamila, like her comrades, carried out attacks against the colonial French population in Algiers. This piece attempts to show how these women were both aggressors and victims, victimized both by their French adversaries and ostracized by Algerian society. The image was rendered using traditional lithographic techniques taken to an extreme fruition, afterwards finished with hand applied embellishments.
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