Young women, fully dressed in 'jilbab' and head scarves exercise in a gym in Gaza. The women say they cover up at the gym because they have no privacy in the public sphere due to limited economic options. They say they cannot afford private gyms and they're tired of being stuck at home.


  • Title: Untitled from the series “Occupied Pleasures”
  • Creator: Tanya Habjouqa
  • Date Created: 2009
  • Location Created: Palestine
  • Physical Dimensions: 70 x 105 cm
  • Type: Photography
  • Medium: Digital Archival print, Ultra Smooth, Fine Art Paper
  • Art Form: Photography
  • Support: Paper
  • Depicted Location: Palestine
  • Depicted Topic: Photography, Paper, Palestine, Horse, Boy, Palestine, Occupied
  • Artist nationality: Palestinian

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