Wabi Sabi Analysis

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2.1 Chapter Overview Wabi sabi has a huge philosophy. Many writers, artist, designers, poet, and philosopher written on wabi sabi or has been inspired by the concept. Everyone has different perspective to see wabi sabi in their life. The term sabi first seen in the writings of legendary evaluators who used the term to define a new poetic beauty that can be found in autumn evening or in the sight of dull brown birds traveling across a marshland at dawn as explained by Japanese academics in Japanese Court Poetry. Wabi sabi is a great thinking of finding beauty in imperfection. Whether it is human nature, a behavior or a living thing. I see wabi sabi in the life of normal people in my surroundings especially women.…show more content…
The same can be related to beauty of women with the elegance of imperfection, by this, we should be able to appreciate her inner beauty of innocence, boldness and confidence. Though the natural beauty of women face doesn’t remain the same, regardless, we can appreciate by finding the beauty in her inner self. Nevertheless, women are a second name of beauty. An acid attack on women is a major issue in Pakistan which is translated into the concept of wabi sabi “beauty of imperfection” and showed it through decay of rose and walls. As wabi sabi we see most of the things in the world fade away with the passage of time or their life ends whether its human being or any other living thing. The project is aimed at highlighting major issue of acid attack on women in Pakistan as a result of which women’s life is ruined. For a woman that’s a 2nd name of compromise or sacrifice that bears every hurdles of life requires them to come up with empowerment and courage and learn to survive after mishap of acid attack. For a female who survives for her family, I translated these hurdles such as struggle for survival, healing process, surgeries, mental and emotional feeling through cracks and decay and when she learn to survive and have confidence relate through decay of…show more content…
The fact of covering of face is translated to garments by covering their heads and face with hoods so if the acid survivors came out so they cover them with confidence as they are. And to take out the elements of natural decay I used elements along with the features and incorporated these elements to develop five garments collection. The finished garments were reflecting the theme in a way that they were appealing and have aesthetical sense. 2.2 Documentary “Saving face” Acid attacks in Pakistan gained international attention with the release of documentary Saving Face by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy honored Oscar as a best short documentary. SAVING FACE documents the lives of Zakia and Rukhsana the two survivors of acid-attack for bravely telling their stories which is captured on film, as they attempt to bring their assailants to justice and move on with their lives. The women were supported by NGOs, sympathetic policy makers, and skilled doctors such as Dr. Mohammad Jawad, who returns to his home country to assist them. Attorney Ms. Sarkar Abbas fought Zakia’s case and advocated for new legislation. Saving Face is an close look inside Pakistani society revealing each woman’s personal journey while showing how such a terrible problem is handled by reformers. (Sharmeen Obaid,
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