肉割れを“アート”に! コンプレックスをおしゃれに変身させちゃったアーティストへ称賛[写真]


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急な体型の変化のため、皮膚に残る白い線。肉割れ、ストレッチマークなどと呼ばれるこのコンプレックスのもとを、おしゃれに変えてしまったアートが話題だ。

Cosmopolitanが紹介するのは、元歯科医志望という異色の経歴を持つアーティスト サラ・シャキールさん。彼女のインスタグラムには、個性的な作品がずらりと並んでいる。

今年10月、彼女は女性の太ももやお尻に出来た肉割れに、グリッター加工を施した画像を公開し、大きな話題に。コンプレックスの元になりがちな“肉割れ”を、芸術作品として昇華させたことで、フォロワーらから大きな称賛を浴びた。

サラさんいわく、自身も歯科医の道を挫折したことを起点に、「悲しみと憂鬱」からアートに目覚めた経歴を持つという。「グリッターストレッチマークの作品を制作していたときの気持ちを覚えています。アップロードするのが怖かった。私はパキスタンを基盤としたアーティスト。地元じゃ肉割れについて話題にすることなんてほとんどないから」

サラ・シャキールは、これらの作品の最終目標は、セルライトや肉割れ、そして「どんな体型でもいい」という“ボディエンパワーメント運動”に光を当てることだと話している。

「ストレッチマークは、すごく個人的なレベルで私が共感できるもの」と話す彼女自身、急激な体重増加で「ストライプ模様ができちゃった」。彼女が一連の作品を手がけた背景には、身体に残るその跡を「かわいいもので満たしちゃいたい」という意思があったことを明かしている。

Thank you everyone for the #glitterstretchmarks response and the numerous features of my artwork! The past few days have been unreal! Good and bad, but tbh I shall always look at the good side because nothing is more powerful then giving confidence to myself along with so many women and men out there! My hopes are unreal and so are my dreams! The stretch marks story will continue and I have so many other ideas and plans in mind. The artwork that I have made out of you are real! These picture that you see are REAL of REAL women with stretchmarks! Thank you for making #glitterstretchmarks a part of your lives. I love you all from the core of my fluffy heart. . CollageArt.SaraShakeel Photography @facesbycela . The next week I'll be super busy with my upcoming exhibition & an interview in my home country , my apologies if i don't post alot in the coming week. ☄☄☄ . . #love #loveyourself #lovemyjob #patientlywaiting #patience #hope #daydreaming #art #artwork #collage #glitter #theweekoninstagram #whereicomefrom

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You guys have NAILED the #glitterstretchmarks game!I I cannot explain how overwhelmed I was to see around 300 emails of stretchmarks, cellulite, scars and the best part is I am getting requests from men asking if I can put glitter on their marks too! Isn't that just fabulous! … How each and everyone of you wanted me to make you guys a part of my art! Litrelly I had to go through each and every email reply them and let them know how normal and beautiful it is to own one of these stripes! I promised you guys I'll make you a part of my art! I have been super busy with my upcoming exhibition here in my home country! But i had to take a little time out to fullfil my promise! For those who are still waiting , Do look into my stories and you might find your edit! Thank you once again for being with me on this! Relating and creating art together & forever!!!! I love you all 🌹🌹 . Btw for those who listen to @bbcasiannetwork on radio ill be there talking about glitter stretchmarks and well tbh who i really am! At 12pm london time . Those who want to buy my prints from the exhibition you can email at curator@myartworld.org they'll let you know! . . CollageArt.SaraShakeel . . #art #love #life #artist #happy #lovemyjob #inlove #instagram #inspiration #vision #bodypositivity #theweekoninstagram #whereicomefrom

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I have been waiting to post this for 2 days! And finally! One of the best artworks I have EVER made that too for someone who embraced it like a boss!!!! Congratulations love @lauren_dungey on winning @missguided $100MG and this artwork from me! For those who don’t know I have partnered up with @missguided for 3weeks to give you guys a chance to get your stripes glittered up and win $100MG dollars. All you need to do is post a picture of your stretch marks with #makeyourmark and #glitterstretchmarks ! God this feels so right !!!✨💫 I never knew my stretchmarks would someday have a voice of their own!✨💫🌝🌝🌝 . CollageArt SaraShakeel . . #art #stretchmarks #glitterstretchmarks #vision #bodypositive #power #woman #igyearinreview

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