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She Who Tells a Story and the Photography of Lalla Essaydi

As an American woman, it has never occurred to me not to voice my opinions, but in the 21st century, not all women have this right. In spite of this, some women who have been denied the right have found a voice through art. This aspect, alone, makes the works featured in the Museum of Fine Arts exhibition, She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World wildly compelling. The show is on view through January 12, 2014.

One of the artists featured in the show is Moroccan-born Lalla Essaydi.… Read More