From Invisible to Actualized: Imagery and Identity in Photos of Women in the Gulf

Abstract After reviewing how Middle Eastern women have been photographed historically, the paper explores how contemporary Gulf women represent themselves, both behind and in front of the camera. Initially, women were invisible, then eroticized or exoticized in Orientalist photography, only to appea...

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Main Author: Kelly, Marjorie
Al-Ajmi, Sara Essa
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 22.02.2021
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) pp. 1 - 25
Data of publication: 2021-02-22
ISSN: 1569-2078
1569-2086
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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