N° 16. 1990
... TAMED VERTIGO
take up the harmony of the Muslim architecture, but adding breaks in the rhythm.
I "disharmonize" the decorative. Because I am a woman, and thus a profane."
And it works. Ody Saban's pictures intoxicate. They can threaten. One falls into
them, like in Raw Art. "It is a maze in which nobody is stuck. But one must
accept to get off."And Ody Saban refers to Paul Klee, who defined the line
of the downward fall as the line of construction. One must fall to be able to
stand up again, improved, instead of going up straight and deteriorating after.
The triangle pointing downward is the symbol of good direction. Ody Saban often
uses it as the basis of her compositions." The shadow of the pyramid, of
the hierarchy. The boat's hull" and, of course, the pubis. Back to square