BARBIE IN A BURQA x 100
What do these images say to you?
German artist Sabine Reyer has created an art installation at the Ruhr-Biennale in Dortmund featuring 100 Barbie dolls dressed in burqa.
It’s a fascinating juxtaposition of the great breadth of feminine experience on this planet – the impossible Western female body image standard covered by the extreme Islamic symbol of modesty.
* Last week we had a great story by writer Zohra Aly, My Hijab, My Moral Compass, about how wearing a hijab fits into Western culture.