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:

http://www.guernicamag.com/art/2832/natalie_abbassi_7_1_11/

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


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