Behnaz Babazadeh: The Bitter Sweetness of Reinventing Burqas

December 5, 2015 · 2 Comments 


Fruit Loop Cereal BurkaFruit Loop Cereal, Burkaphilia. © Behnaz Babazadeh, 2012. Courtesy of the artist.

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Hangama Amiri: Secrets and Desires

December 5, 2015 · 1 Comment 


Gallery of Nudes. Hangama AmiriMy Motherland (2015) video installation by Fazila Amiri and Hangama Amiri. Courtesy of the artist.

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Brishkay Ahmed: Unveiling the History of the Burqa

December 5, 2015 · 1 Comment 

Brishkay AhmedBrishkay Ahmed, center, is the filmmaker behind the documentary, Story of Burqa: Case of a Confused Afghan. (“Burqas and the Confused Afghan,” Photo: Meghan Mcadam)

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Paul Rucker: A ‘PROLIFERATION’ Of Imprisoned Lives

January 21, 2015 · 2 Comments 

Proliferation4-602x400Paul Rucker, “PROLIFERATION,” 2009. Video, audio, music composition, and animation. 

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Ethiopia | One Girl’s Fight to Learn: An Interview with Writer Maaza Mengiste

April 1, 2013 · 1 Comment 

Maaza Mengiste. Girls Issue

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England | Poet Sabrina Mahfouz Confronts Portrayal of Girls in Media

April 1, 2013 · 2 Comments 

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Sabrina Mahfouz performs “No More Page 3,” 2013. 


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Film Activist Thomas Allen Harris Documents Role of Photography in Shaping African-American Identities

July 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Photo Credit: USA Projects, Through A Lens Darkly Fundraising Campaign

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Guyana | Grace Ali Keeps Her Photos Safe

March 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Grace Ali's feature in the Digital Diaspora documentary film.

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Guyana | Filmmaker Mason Richards Brings Guyana’s Stories to Global Audience

March 3, 2012 · 7 Comments 

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Zimbabwe | Your Name Is My Name

February 5, 2011 · 3 Comments 

Panashe and friends.

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