Carlos Gardel is perhaps the most prominent figure in the history of tango. Although his birthplace is disputed between Argentina, Uruguay and France, he lived in Argentina from the age of two and acquired Argentine citizenship in 1923. He grew up in the Abasto neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, located
Christian Boltanski is a French photographer, sculptor, painter, and installation artist. Born in Paris in 1944 to a Jewish father of Ukrainian heritage, and a Corsican Christian mother, Boltanski was attracted to painting and drawing as a young child, and left school at the age of 12. In the late 鈥
K'Naan (born Kanaan Warsame ) is a Somali-born rapper currently working in Canada. His powerful lyrics are influenced by Somalia's rich poetic tradition and describe the plight of Somalis and other Africans. He grew up listening to hip-hop albums that his father, already living in America, would sen
Kevin Carter was a Pulitzer-prize winning photographer whose haunting image of a tiny Sudanese refugee struggling to reach a feeding center while a vulture sat patiently nearby provoked worldwide sympathy.
Carter himself was haunted by the morality of documenting such suffering and he killed hims