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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Marta Bellingreri Bellingreri.marta@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2022 In the center of Baghdad’s Zawraa Park, Roze Muhammed begins her performance. With a red thread attached to a needle, the young artist sews a line onto a thick piece...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Hamid . 2009 . Post-Orientalism: Knowledge and Power in Time of Terror . London : Transaction . Danto Arthur . 2000 . “ Shirin Neshat .” Bomb , no. 73 : 60 – 67 . Dashti Gohar . 2017 . “ Artist’s Concept Note .” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 13 , no. 1 : 141...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 267–290.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of vision, doubling, and mirroring, reframing the female body as an absent presence that eludes surveillance and regulation. abutler@kzoo.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2023 Tunisia surrealism women artists contemporary art Knees, shins...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... women exploring issues of gender, faith, social justice, and human rights across historical and cultural boundaries. I argue that the imaginative recovery of Farrokhzad by Iranian immigrant women writers and artists not only complicates the West’s frequently reductive contemporary representations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Mandate Syria and Lebanon (1921–46). The French metropolitan system of regulated prostitution was imported yet transformed in the mandate region as women performers were sorted into legitimate, if morally suspect, foreign artistes and autochthonous performers defined as prostitutes by decrees and codes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Fall NʾGoné . 2007 . “ Providing a Space of Freedom: Women Artists from Africa .” In Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art , edited by Reilly Maura and Nochlin Linda , 71 – 78 . New York : Merrel/Brooklyn Museum . Gross Zehavit . 2003 . “ Where...
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 2. Joseph Sheppard, Rape of German Refugee Women . Reproduced by permission of the artist. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 374–378.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and wives. Neriman Polat’s work Don’t Feed Him (2017) similarly challenges the imposed role of caregiver on girls and women. The work exhibits a blanket where a female rabbit feeds a male, one part of a series of “compassionate blankets” in which the artist imposes texts and images on cheap children’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... By poignantly retrieving the names of MENA women fiber artists from this “unintended” archive of refusé artists, Gerschultz resists the “dis-naming” of “craftswomen” (131–34). Akila Kizzi’s practice resembles that of Gerschultz. Kizzi unearths scarce traces of the groundbreaking Algerian singer Taos Amrouche...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., including their right to be part of the political transition. In this context, popular culture became an arena in which activists and artists battled to ensure that any definition of “the people” would include Egypt’s women. Hence popular culture was an important medium through which dominant gender norms...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 November 2022
...: Women Artists Play and Perform Memories and New (Hi)stories of Iraq,” is by Marta Bellingreri, a journalist specializing in the Arab world and an independent scholar with a PhD from the University of Palermo in Italy. Bellingreri analyzes the works of two emerging women artists, Roze Muhammed and Lanah...
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 2. One of Tarkib’s artists, Hussain Muttar (right), during his storytelling at the festival. © Alessio Mamo. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 329–330.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Ellen McLarney Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020 The Egyptian Laila El Sadda is part of the Art Trio, a collective of women artists that also includes al-Assmaa Taki Deen and Mariam Mahdy. El Sadda’s art reflects her practice, showing the intimacy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Catherine Sawers This article explores the gendered subtext of film criticism that both praises and vilifies Gillo Pontecorvo’s Bataille d’Alger . The female characters play a prominent role in the film’s action, and, in particular, the women’s roles underscore the film’s ideological emphasis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2019
... forums dedicated to emergent events in the Middle East, themed issues, book reviews, cover art by women artists from the Middle East, and the “Third Space” section. “Third Space” will continue to be a venue for academics and nonacademics alike to feature women’s activism, organizations, and collectives...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 22–42.
Published: 01 March 2021
... a quest for liberating an inner voice through creation. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 girlhood studies Israeli art art and psychology feminist art Lilian Weisberger is an artist, feminist, and political activist. Born in Buenos Aires in 1961, she...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 216–220.
Published: 01 July 2015
... with the hijab as its regulating instrument and emblem. Through such curatorial frameworks, the works of women artists are pigeonholed and positioned as the only resistant currents in broader sociocultural and political environments in desperate need of outside intervention. Exhibitions granting equivalent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Wings series at the Athr Gallery in Jeddah in 2017, as part of a sequence of exhibits featuring women artists from the Gulf. Al Khalifa’s series is about “intimacy and vulnerability, but also strength and perseverance” (Al Khalifa 2017 ). References Al Khalifa Hala . 2017 . She Wore Her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 423–429.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Nadia Abdulridha Sakran AlEsi Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In December 2017 three artists from Iraq and four artists from the Boston, Massachusetts area, all women, traveled to Dubai for a four-day workshop. Poet and visual artist Elham Nasser...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... in the mosque movement in Egypt. Rather than empowerment, the significance of “moral agency” as expressed through piety is confirmed by the self-transformation and moral worth described by “repentant” women artists. Nieuwkerk’s thesis springs from this theoretical spiral, where agency uncoils itself from...