About the Author

Muna Hyunmin Bae, born 1989 in South Korea, currently resides in United Arab Emirates. She majored in Scenography and Stage Design in Kaywon School of Art and Design in South Korea. She converted to Islam in 2009 and began her personal works about Korean Muslim women wearing "Han-bok," a Korean traditional costume. The main purpose of her work is to represent that Korean tradition is not distant from the Islamic belief practices through Korean Muslim women's lives and appearances.