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Arab World Photography

Lalla Essaydi
Moroccan, born 1956
Converging Territories #30, 2004
Chromogenic print mounted on aluminum
47 x 67 in. (119.4 x 170.2 cm)
Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ackland Fund

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