Artworks, Metro Art Rider Portrait Series

Self Portrait with Ancient Ones

Susu Attar, "Self Portrait with Ancient Ones"

Project Description

Self Portrait with Ancient Ones muses on how history and context make meaning across time with a portrait of the artist honoring her Mesopotamian roots.

About the Artist

SUSU ATTAR is a polymath artist, world builder and art director. Born in Baghdad and raised in Los Angeles where she is also based, Susu’s work documents and reimagines struggles for self-determination. Her extensive practice centers communal imagination as a tool for individual expansion and liberation. She earned a BA from San Francisco State University, is a founding fellow of the Annenberg Innovation Lab and a member of SEPIA Collective.