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.
Diana Heise’s art practice is invested in creating a free space for contemplation that lends itself to mutual understanding and the promotion of non-violence. Ms. Heise’s work has taken a variety of forms including performance, installation, photography, film, video, text, sculpture and sound.
When Jacob A. Riis, a police reporter in New York, began his personal campaign to expose the misery of the underprivileged living in the crime-infested slums of the lower East side, he soon found that the printed word was not sufficiently convincing, and so he turned to photography by flashlight.