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Photo by Myriam Abdelaziz

“We Do Not Choose Our Dictators” is a selection of photographic works by Rawiya, a collective focused on human rights and social justice. Translated from Arabic as “she/he who tells a story,” Rawiya originally was formed in 2009 as an all-female photography collective. The exhibition will feature a reception which will include brief comments by artists Tanya Habjouqa and Tasneem Alsultan.

The photography is a response to and reflection of the daily lives of people affected by political upheaval in the Middle East. In an attempt to document and understand a swiftly changing social landscape, the photographers present new ways of seeing the political landscape.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through May 13.

“We Do Not Choose Our Dictators” is a selection of photographic works by Rawiya, a collective focused on human rights and social justice. Translated from Arabic as “she/he who tells a story,” Rawiya originally was formed in 2009 as an all-female photography collective. The exhibition will feature a reception which will include brief comments by artists Tanya Habjouqa and Tasneem Alsultan.

The photography is a response to and reflection of the daily lives of people affected by political upheaval in the Middle East. In an attempt to document and understand a swiftly changing social landscape, the photographers present new ways of seeing the political landscape.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through May 13.

“We Do Not Choose Our Dictators” is a selection of photographic works by Rawiya, a collective focused on human rights and social justice. Translated from Arabic as “she/he who tells a story,” Rawiya originally was formed in 2009 as an all-female photography collective. The exhibition will feature a reception which will include brief comments by artists Tanya Habjouqa and Tasneem Alsultan.

The photography is a response to and reflection of the daily lives of people affected by political upheaval in the Middle East. In an attempt to document and understand a swiftly changing social landscape, the photographers present new ways of seeing the political landscape.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through May 13.

WHEN

WHERE

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts Gallery
2900 W. Berry St.
Fort Worth, TX 76109
http://www.theartgalleries.tcu.edu/

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Admission is free.
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