Monday, 30 May 2011

Transsexuals in the Holy Land, the Osama Diaries and the Egyptian sense of humor

© Tanya Habjouqa

The wonderful Mrs. Deane photo blog profiles Rawiya member Tanya Habjouqa:

Hab­jouqa, one of the five female found­ing mem­bers of the col­lec­tive Rawiyas, shows us a very con­tem­po­rary life as it is lived in areas like the Gaza strip, Jerusalem, Syria, Egypt or Lebabon, and these lives include very famil­iar aspects: trans­sex­u­al­ity, a flour­ish­ing body build­ing cul­ture, impos­si­ble love sto­ries, heroin addicts in occu­pied land, and Egyp­tians work­ing in the tourist indus­try, sur­viv­ing solely on their sense of humor about the ridicu­lously cliché roles life tends to put on one. Click to read full text :

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