Raheema Begum is an artist, writer, poetess and performer based inIndia. Her work on labels, an art and entrepreneurial project has looked at the notion of identity with a specific focus on religious identities in the Indian subcontinent.
Doug Varone graduated with a BFA in dance from SUNY Purchase. He is the recipient of two Bessie Awards for his choreography of Boats Leaving (2006). His unique way of creating dances has included such techniques as using images from newspaper clippings to inspire movement. Other works include Rise