Photograph, True Self 2, hijab, niqab, without hijab
In the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001, Boushra Almutawakel created an ongoing series that explores the many faces and facets of covering and, by consequence, of Muslim women. As she explains, “Islam and Muslims had taken international center stage. I found that we, as Arabs and Muslims, were either demonized or romanticized.”
It is credited
Courtesy of Boushra Almutawakel.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W: 101.6 × 101.6 cm (40 × 40 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions.