Lipstick and Gas Masks

Author(s) Mashid Mohadjerin
Dimensions 7.5 x 5.1 in.
Location of Publisher Antwerp, Belgium
Pages 120 p.
Product Type Book
Publisher Royal Academy Fine Arts Antw.
Year 2017
$22.00
Mashid Mohadjerin is an award-winning photojournalist and visual artist whose work has taken her all over the world. Her photo essays focus primarily on identity issues and the human condition, with subjects such as migration, minority groups, and the socially displaced. In this book, she portrays the women who played an important role in the recent uprisings that began in Tunisia, spread to Egypt, and then swept through other parts of the Middle East. Coming from different ideological and social backgrounds, these women defy stereotypes. Collected images (both historical and current) and articles that circulated on social media at the time offer visual context for the portraits.