Her world in black and white by: Megna Kalvani

Artwork Information

Living in a multi-cultural country like United Arab Emirates, beauty is perceived in so many different ways. Here is an amateur painting of an expatriate woman in the UAE.

"When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist." - Author, Akhenaton

  • Keywords:
  • Diaspora
  • UAE Women
  • Idenity
  • Self-representation
  • Self-identity
  • Expatriate
About the artist

Megna Kalvani has been resident in the UAE for over 20 years. She has completed her MA in International Journalism from UK. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Media & Communication in Manipal University, Dubai.