What’s interesting to me about this image is not so much its historical precursors as the fact that the image, in depicting a human hand, crosses lines of religious law that women in full abayas generally do not cross. It’s transgressive in unexpected ways.
And I like it.
- Pictures of the Day: Bahrain and Elsewhere (lens.blogs.nytimes.com)
I like it too.
Hmm – I hope it can sustain to freedom for those folks. Good photo.
I’m really surprised by the revolutionary fervor in Bahrain. When my mother was in SA in the 80’s it was by far the most Westernized country in the area.