The Burqa Issue. OF NOTE Magazine. 2016 The Burqa Issue. OF NOTE magazine. 2016 - Page 32

The Veil. © Rada Akbar, 2013. Courtesy of the artist. Invisible Captivity. © Rada Akbar, 2013. Courtesy of the artist. The burqa seems like a cage to me, which keeps a woman imprisoned. I do not believe there is any positive aspect of the burqa… Rada Akbar Stephanie Seguino 32 OF NOTE Stephanie Seguino is an artist and economist. She is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont where her teaching focuses on inequality, with an emphasis on gender and racial inequality. In her creative work, Stephanie’s medium is photography. Earlier work included a body of photographs using a Diana camera. More recently, Stephanie has explored stereotypes of black men as well as of veiled women in her photography. She lives in Vermont, USA. 33 OF NOTE