500px Blog » » 500px CONTACT artist Allison Morris on her monstrously-feminist photography – Photography Article

Allison Morris‘ artist statement for her 500px exhibition—as part of the 2019 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the largest photography festival in the world—states that her series explores the norms and expectations that construct and constrain the feminine body. And at surface-level, that’s exactly what it is: “What Is Hidden By What We See” absolutely delves into the harmful stereotypes that have plagued women since time immemorial, in captivating style and with a stunning aesthetic, no less. But as is often…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: My Name is Bilal – Photobook Photography Article

This post was sent to me by the author’s mother, who is a friend of mine here in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Her son, 25 year-old Bilal Raychouni, wrote this powerful letter to the current US President, in which he expresses himself and his feelings articulately in ways that Americans can understand what it’s really like to be a Muslim today in the USA.  It is raw and poignant and I hope it will make you think. Reprinted from the blog: …

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