Navigating Life As A Muslim Girl in Maine
A Justice for Women Project
On View: July 28 – August 16, 2017, Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
First Friday Art Walk Reception: Friday Aug. 4, 5-8pm
Zand Head and Friedman Galleries
Featuring photography by Catherine Frost, this exhibition showcases photographs of 30 Muslim young women from Deering and Lewiston High Schools. Each of these young women has engaged with the Justice for Women program, an organization formed in collaboration with Catherine Lee of Lee International and the University of Southern Maine School of Law with the stated mission, “To promote global conversation about justice that inspires people to transform the lives of women and girls in both Maine and the developing world.” Through this exhibition, these young women will have the opportunity to tell their story and share with the Portland community what it’s like to navigate life as a Muslim girl in Maine.