Natalie Abassi is a young Muslim-Iranian-Jewish-American woman who uses her training as a photographer to explore her bicultural identity.

She writes: “In each image I’ve incorporated myself twice, once as the Iranian and once as the American. In some of my images I see conflict and in others, harmony between my two selves.”

You can see her thoughts and provocative photos here:

In this photo, Natalie Abassi depicts her Jewish-American/Muslim-Iranian identities toasting one another