Charming Burka

Berlin based artist presented what he called the Charming Burka at (in ).

For those not familiar with the term Burka or . The muslim burqa is a dress which is worn by some women in Muslim countries with the objective to cloak their body.

The Charming Burka is just like that but also powered by Bluetooth and transmits a picture – chosen by the wearer – to mobile phones of the people around. The artist says that his Charming Burka doesn’t violate the laws of the Koran and allows the wearer to follow a more Western lifestyle.

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1 Comment so far

  1. Talha (unregistered) on February 11th, 2008 @ 9:53 am

    I find the term "Muslim Burqa" highly objectionably unacceptable.

    Pretty naively and loosely put term in an otherwise nice post :)



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