Uncomfortable images challenge Western gaze on Islam

‘Sick and tired that good Muslims don’t grab headlines’, twin South African artists Hasan and Husain Essop stage scenes that address the viewer’s received assumptions about Muslim men

09 July 2017 - 00:04 By Ufrieda Ho

The men in the photo scare you because they're wielding machetes and their combat vests are bulging. They scare you because they look like Islamic State terrorists.

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