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Friends of Photography members are invited to attend “She Who Tells a Story” with complimentary tickets and reserved seating.  Join us for a daylong discussion that explores contemporary photography in Iran and the Arab World. Estrellita Karsh introduces distinguished speaker Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan followed by conversations with some of the region’s outstanding women photographers. Their work, on view in the exhibition "She Who Tells a Story," continues to gain wide recognition internationally and ranges from engaging contemporary portraiture to new documentary. Hear from the artists themselves, who come from Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Yemen. These photographers share insights into their powerful and provocative works and speak about their backgrounds, experiences, and their approach to photography in the dynamic, fast-changing worlds they have documented.

LIMITED SEATING CAPACITY DUE TO HIGH DEMAND. MUST RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 4, 2013. NEW FRIENDS OF PHOTOGRAPHY MEMBERSHIPS WILL BEGIN WITH EVENT ON OCTOBER 24 

Sponsored by Estrellita Karsh

RSVP: Friends-Photography@mfa.org

Gohar Dashti, Untitled #5, From the series “Today’s Life and War,” 2008. Chromogenic print. Copyright Gohar Dashti. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie White Project, Paris.