Article: i read i write
i read i write
I Read I Write underlines the obstacles women from the region face to gain access to education, and tackle the role that education plays in their lives.
I have always sought out a collaborative approach with the women I photographed. I wanted them to actively participate in the experience, in a way that can be reflected in the final photograph. Their candid, hand-written words, complementing their images, were the perfect way to illustrate their involvement and to display their achievements.
In the following pages, I attempt to provide a glimpse into the lives of Arab women trying options they are otherwise barred from in the region, in their quest to improve their life, that of their children and their community.