My Weapon, Bahrain

This looks vaguely familiar

This looks vaguely familiar

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.


Hippie demonstrates flower power

Hippie demonstrates flower power



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