And Now I Wish I Were in Boston

The MFA has a new exhibit up showcasing photographs by Arab women, speaking to the lives of Arab women. As we stand in a sea of bloody images coming out of Egypt and Syria, and on the brink of the possibility of war, let us take the time to remember that we are talking about societies full of human beings full of stories and histories and dreams.



Bullet Revisited #3. 2012. By Lalla Assia Essaydi.


The show, She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers From Iran and the Arab World, opens at the Museum of Fine Arts on Tuesday and runs through Jan. 12, 2014. You can also check out some of the photos on