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In this series of prints Dodd MFA student, Sanaz Haghani, continues her investigation in the veiling of Iranian woman. Having grown surrounded by the hijab, the mysterious veiled Muslim Iranian women that captured Haghani’s attention as a small girl continue to billow around the edges of her mind. As she grew older, Haghani questioned the doctrine of the hijab and the ways in which this specific piece of clothing influenced and shaped her identity. Each of her works is constructed to magnify the contradictions of the hijab. Different shades of hijab transformed to a symbol of chastity and pietism into a cultural icon, political manifesto, and finally related to the mental and emotional state of identity. In Islam, a woman's body is a type of battleground for various kinds of rhetoric and political ideology. In these works, Haghani examines how a culture and its identity can be understood from the status and circumstances of its women, such as the roles they play in the society, the rights they enjoy or don't, and, most pointedly, the dress codes to which they must adhere.