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Mariam Magsi: Imagining the Possibilities of a Hot Red Burqa

December 5, 2015 · 2 Comments 

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                       Soldiers of Delusion (left) and Untitled (right). © Mariam Magsi, 2015. Courtesy of the artist. 

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Rada Akbar: Making the Invisible Visible

December 5, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

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Invisible Captivity. © Rada Akbar, 2013. Courtesy of the artist.   

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Ahaad Al Amoudi: The Burqa as a Well-Worn Modern Mask

December 5, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

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Open Culture. © Ahaad Al Amoudi, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

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Behnaz Babazadeh: The Bitter Sweetness of Reinventing Burqas

December 5, 2015 · 2 Comments 

 

Fruit Loop Cereal BurkaFruit Loop Cereal, Burkaphilia. © Behnaz Babazadeh, 2012. Courtesy of the artist.

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Mahnaz Rezaie: Artistic Rage and Wishful Responses to the Burqa

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Deep Blue. © Mahnaz Rezaie, 2015. Courtesy of the artist.   

 

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Lori Waselchuk: “Grace Before Dying” For An Aging Prison Population

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

 

Lori_Waselchuk_01Diego Zapata washes Richard Liggett’s face, who was fighting advanced liver and lung cancers—one of many examples of gentle care that photographer Lori Waselchuk witnessed in the volunteer prisoner-run hospice program at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. © Lori Waselchuk

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Mae Ryan: Pregnancy and Motherhood Behind Bars

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

02 Regina Zodiacal - Pregnant in Prison Prisoners Child ChildcarPictured seven months pregnant, Regina Zodiacal at a meeting at the California Institute for Women in Chino. 2013. © Mae Ryan 

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Russell Frederick: Once Upon A Time We Were Kings

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

WHY?“George.” Age: 31. Rikers Island Jail, New York, 2001. © Russell Frederick

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Mexico | A View from Both Sides: Stories of Migration by Photographer Encarni Pindado

April 30, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

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A young man hitches a ride on top of a cargo train from Arriaga, Chiapas to Ixtepec, Oaxaca in southern Mexico. In addition to the risk of falling off the train (amputations and death are common), gangs frequently extort migrants and charge them $100 to ride. They face threats of being thrown off the train, kidnapped, raped or trafficked if they do not pay. Photo by MigraZoom participant.

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Sierra Leone/Jamaica | A Mythology of Memory — Photo Essay by Berette Macaulay

April 30, 2014 · 1 Comment 

Gertrud©SeBiArt06Aunt Gertrud Kretzchmar (Tante Trude). Beskyden, Czech Republic, 2009. © Berette Macaulay.

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