Who killed Shumaila?

What is our fascination with an unsolved crime? Is it the excitement of coming up with various theories or guessing who the killer is? Is it not knowing the unknown and trying to unravel given clues? “Who Killed Shumaila?” is about a crime committed but remained unsolved. With the use of family photos a personal link was created between the artwork and the artist.

Clue Shumaila In park

Clue Shumaila In park

6.5"x6.5" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Handkerchief

Clue Handkerchief

11.4"x9.8" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Honeymoon

Clue Honeymoon

6.9"x5.7" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Handprint

Clue Handprint

16.1"x14.6" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue guns

Clue guns

9"x21.5" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Fingerprinting

Clue Fingerprinting

7.6"x15" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Bride

Clue Bride

9.8"x6.3" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Bride's shoe

Clue Bride's shoe

12.6"x12.6" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Butterfly

Clue Butterfly

4"x5.8" needlework in inkjet on canvas

Clue Crime Scene

Clue Crime Scene

9"x9" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Desi Honeymoon

Clue Desi Honeymoon

8.5"x6.5" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Family

Clue Family

7"x10" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Clue Dagger

Clue Dagger

15.5"x7" needlework on inkjet on canvas

Who killed Shumaila? (display)

Who killed Shumaila? (display)

Installation, mixed media

© 2016 by Samina Islam. Copyright reserved.

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