Nov 4, 2019

Soraya and Tala, Yarze, Lebanon

Unspoken Conversations

Soraya and Tala, Yarze, Lebanon


Rania Matar

(Lebanese, 1964-)

Inkjet print

Image: 71.1 x 91.4 cm (28 x 36 in.)

Gift of Friends of Photography 2019.47

Edition: ed. 6/7


Did you know?

Matar, whose own mother died when she was three, began photographing mothers with daughters when her own elder daughter left for college.


The series Unspoken Conversations explores the complexity and universality of the mother-daughter relationship. “Like the rest of my work,” says the artist, in this series “I am exploring through my photography what I find myself and my daughters going through. Observing mothers and daughters together seemed to me to offer versions of the same person separated by the years.”

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