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Spain, USA : Artists (Dis)cover the Veil

Categories: North America, Spain, U.S.A., Arts & Culture, Photography, Religion, Women & Gender

Two recent events highlighting how artists look at the hijab issue inspired bloggers. Swiss motsd'images enthuses (Fr) about a beautiful outdoor photo exhibition [1] of African women in Seville, Spain; and updateslive gives a thorough account of “The Seen and the Hidden, (Dis)covering the Veil [2],” an exhibition held in New York City featuring 15 artists, 13 of them women.  All are muslims, and explore the intersection of Islam, the West, and identity.