Assimilation Secrets 2015

Assimilation Secrets 2015

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Assimilation Secrets 2015

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Assimilation Secrets 2015

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Assimilation Secrets 2015

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Assimilation Secrets 2015

Assimilation Secrets, 2015 are five photographs, the hijabstyles are matched closely to hairstyles claiming the HIjabi’s attempt to assimilate to US culture. Social Media has become a safe space for many hijab-wearing Muslim women to share new fashionable styles of Muslim modesty. I chose to cover the models face out of respect for my Arab Muslim culture. It is taboo to photograph and display the female image. My work aims to open conversations about assimilation, identity, culture, and religion.