Posts Tagged ‘ordinary lives’

Rania Matar: Personal and Poetic, Part 2

Jess 21, Boston 2010 © Rania Matar

Her compelling images bridge two cultures with the passionate eye of a fine arts photojournalist and the tenderness of a mother. Her tireless quest for vitality and truth keeps her vision fresh. Rania Matar’s work focuses mainly on women and women’s issues. She has created searing documentaries of the lives of women and children in [...]

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Rania Matar: Giving a Voice to the Oppressed, Part 1

© Rania Matar

She uses photography to bridge two cultures with the passionate eye of a fine arts photojournalist and the tenderness of a mother, revealing the dignity of the human condition and giving a voice to the oppressed. Born and raised in Lebanon, Rania Matar moved to the U.S. in 1984. Originally trained as an architect at [...]

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