WHENSeptember 27, 2012 6:30-8:30 PMWHERE
NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi
WHONYU Abu Dhabi InstituteOpen to the Public
Benchallal's “Sisters” series includes images of Muslim women in Algeria, Palestine, Bosnia, Burma, Malaysia, Iran, and France. An award-wining photojournalist, Benchallal is French-Algerian and eventually returned to visit her family’s home country on a personal quest to document the everyday life of Muslim women there. That gave rise to her long-term personal project documenting Muslim women worldwide, capturing them in their private and public lives. Exhibition viewing and reception to follow.
Shamoon Zamir, Director of Akkasah and Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Studies, NYUAD
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