4 Contemporary Female Photographers Who Put The Middle East In Perspective

July 1, 2014 1:00 PM

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4 Contemporary Female Photographers Who Put The Middle East In Perspective

Four contemporary photographers -- hailing from Yemen, Iran, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia -- are bringing a female perspective on the Middle East to the white walls of New York's gallery world. For the first time in NYC, these four women will showcase their stunning and provocative portraits of non-Western identities in a group show titled "The Middles East Revealed," shining a light on moments as traditionally significant as the Hajj and mundanely beautiful as a quite minute of reflection in a girl's bedroom.

Boushra Almutawakel, Shadi Ghadirian, Rania Matar and Reem Al Faisal are photographers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, famous in different corners of the Middle East for capturing diverse features of everyday life. While one uses the camera to venture behind the scenes of a young woman's ...

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