Traveling Exhibition


Beautifully Wrapped is an emerging series of 30 photographs exploring the beauty and practice of headwrapping around the globe.  The series is created as a traveling exhibition and designed as a universally accessible visual arts experience for museum, cultural center and gallery audiences.  Hands-on workshops and collaborative academic and cultural programming are available with installations.

The emerging exhibition features photographs by:
Alvyn Maranan & Mohammed Langston; Eve Rivera; David Young; Sarah R. Larson; Aisha Haji-Jama; Adrian Asim; Abdul-Aziz; Halima Salah.  Designed by Akanke Creative

Thirty (30) images. 18″x18″.

About the Curator Zarinah El-Amin Naeem, M.A.  is an anthropologist and community proclaimed headwrapologist.  Headwraps have been a part of her signature look for over 20 years, and she’s studied and taught on the culture and techniques of headwrapping for the past seven years.  She’s traveled extensively in Africa and the Middle East, always picking up a new wrap as she goes.

Required Space
75 to 100 linear feet.

Loan Fee
A  loan fee applies to this exhibition and is based on the loan period requested. Please contact for details. The participating institution will be required to pay insurance and two-way shipping costs.

Loan Period
4-12 weeks

All tour venues will be contractually required to carry appropriate and adequate wall-to-wall insurance coverage and to provide suitable documentation of such prior to shipment to that venue.

Security, environmental and fire systems required. Facility report must be provided.

Companion Publication
Beautifully Wrapped 2013 Wall Calendar

Zarinah El-Amin Naeem

Curator, Beautifully Wrapped
Niyah Publishing

Beautifully Wrapped Travelling Exhibition

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