#womens rights are #human rights.
King Salman, Saudi royal, issued a royal decree this evening to allow driver’s licences to be issue to women. To celebrate, here’s Sarah Abu Abdallah’s Saudi Automobile (2012)
Artist says (via YouTube):
“Painting a wrecked car like icing a cake, as if beautifying the exterior would help fix the lack of functionality within the car. This wishful gesture was the only way I could get myself a car – cold comfort for the current impossibility of my dream that I, as an independent person, can drive myself to work one day.”