Hoda Katebi

Hoda Katebi is a Chicago-based Muslim Iranian author, community organizer and radical fashion blogger. She graduated from the University of Chicago where her research focused on the politics of the underground fashion movement in Iran and the intersections of feminism, resistance, fashion and nationhood. She is the author and photographer of the book Tehran Streetstyle, the first-ever in-print collection of street-style photography from Iran aimed at challenging both Western Orientalism and domestic Iranian mandatory dress codes. In 2013 she started JooJoo Azad, an online platform focusing on self-representation and narrative reclamation through an intersection of mediums (fashion, photography, writing) and issues (Islamophobia, Orientalism, Black Lives Matter, etc.). Hoda’s work has been featured in various online, print, radio and television media internationally. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram: @hodakatebi, hodakatebi.