going to do way more with this concept when I can. Haven't explored this fully at all (have covered .01 percent of what this could turn into).
Pateh (Persian: پته, IPA: pæte; also Romanized as pateh) is an Iranian traditional needlework folk art. It originated in and is largely associated with Kerman province, where it is produced by women. A wide piece of wool fabric (ariz) is needleworked with colored thread. Pateh needlework is done in silk and with flourish paisley pattern; popular designs include the cypress tree and the sun, both traditional pre-Islamic Persian symbols
Life behind the veil: Stunning photographs seek to challenge Western misconceptions of what life is like for Middle Eastern women
The She Who Tells A Story exhibit at the Boston Museum of Fine Art, which opened on Tuesday, aims to challenge the traditional view that women from that part of the world are 'repressed and powerless'.
Yong Soon Min, Defining Moments (series of 6 works). Issues of race, cultural identity, and the politics of representation infuse the photographic and installations, potographs and collaborative projects of artists Allan deSouza and Yong Soon Min. Since 1992 they have collaboratorated, both as artists and husband and wife. Their shared experiences of cultural displacement - deSouza emigrated from Kenya to England, Min emigrated from Korea to the United States - is a common theme.
Photographer Creates Conceptual Self-Portraits to Understand Her Evolving Identity
Reylia Slaby uses portrait photography to explore how she understands and relates to her identity.
5 artists respond to black panther and the theme of afrofuturism
Given the cultural significance of Black Panther and the universe it inhabits, we asked five visual artists to respond to the film and its themes through art and photography.
Old School Persian Photography With a Modern Twist
Naser al-Din, the longest reigning shah of the Qajar Dynasty, was known to be one of the great patrons of photography in Persia. After bringing one of the first cameras to Iran, he proceeded to photograph his family members, attendants, pets, even himself, with commendable zeal. Three court photographers and a fully functioning photo studio […]
This Quinceañera Photo Series Highlights the Sacrifices Parents Make for This Rite of Passage
Delphine Blast photographed 15 young Colombian women in the ballgowns they wore for their quinceañeras.
Native American Photography
Conducting a photography theme based on a culture has many benefits. Not only does it involve taking photographs that may fit into a niche.