DYNAMIC AFRICA

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Large-format images from French photographer Valerie Belin's 2000 portrait series on to-be-wed Moroccan women, in which she skillfully uses the simplicity and arresting contrast of a black and white filter to highlight the intricate, elaborate and artistic details of the garments and adornments worn by these Moroccan brides, giving them a monarch-like royal appearance, highlighting the significance of this event in the bride’s life and Moroccan culture. Unfortunately, no specifics are provided on Belin’s website as to the women’s ethnicities or the traditions surrounding the women’s garments.

AUGUST: Highlighting African Women

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