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galit lurya (Visual Communication > Graduate > 2007)
''And he shall rule you''
Mentor - Yael Bogen In Judaism a married woman is commanded to cover her hair. The source of this commandment is in the Torah section named Parashat Sota where the high priest uncovers the perverted woman’s’ hair. From here it was concluded that the woman’s’ hair was first covered therefore a married woman must cover her hair. Within the Rabbis who rule in the head covering subject the issue of passion and the maintains of modesty is mentioned many times. One of the repeated expressions in this subject is “A Woman’s Hair is Erva (forbidden)” an expression which serves as one of the main reasons for the hair covering commandment. The commandment states that a woman must not reveal her head hair so as not to bring the man to a situation of sinful thoughts. The goal of the hair covering commandment is to restrain the passion underneath, while the control is exclusively in the hands of the husband. In this series of head coverings I am returning the forbidden passion to the surface, to the place it deserves, placing the authority and choice in the woman’s hands on the same surface that castrates her in the first place. The ornaments on all the head coverings are composed from one of ten sexual positions preferred by women.
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