Douglas Kirkland’s, Marilyn Monroe makes it to Lebanon
A girl and her room: From a pregnant teen in Massachusetts to a Beirut refugee, one photographer’s intimate portraits shed light on a private world
By OLIVIA FLEMING
The subjects of Rania Matar’s new book, A Girl and Her Room, vary from a pregnant 17-year-old in Massachusetts to a girl who calls a Beirut refugee camp home.
From chaotic clutter and paint-chipped walls to poster-covered doors, the images show the similar issues, values and desires that young women face regardless of culture, religion, and background
Lebanese contrast: Christilla from Rabieh in Lebanon sits in her pink room in front of a Marilyn Monroe poster, which could easily be mistaken for an American bedroom