Women Reclaim The Streets Of Cairo Through Stunning Ballet Photos |Priscilla Frank via The Huffington Post
“In his series “Ballerinas of Cairo,” photographer Mohamed Taher documents Egyptian dancers making the city streets their stage ― pirouetting, leaping and posing their way through their country’s sprawling capital.
The photos are, at first glance, stunning snapshots of a city’s vibrant culture in motion. But considering the dangers Egyptian women face for roaming these same streets on a daily basis, their impact is far deeper.”
Priscilla Frank writes about arts and culture for the Huffington Post. She graduated from UC Berkeley and currently lives in Brooklyn.