Continuously inspired by the women at the forefront of Iran’s present movement, her work will continue to reimagine a free Iran where women, and everyone, are treated equally.
Halifax writer Francesca Ekwuyasi got her start when she was 10, writing fictional stories in her journal. In her early 20s, still in her native Lagos, Nigeria, she began writing short stories, ultimately submitting one for publication around 2015.
With a growing awareness of the urgent need for change in the fashion industry, Tabitha Osler wanted to create a brand that encouraged interaction with the outdoors.
Charles Pétillon is a self-taught French photographer and artist known for his large-scale balloon installations, including the installation of 100,000 balloons in London’s Covent Garden. The idea to employ balloons in his work came from his research in applied art. “Balloons allow me to materialize ideas or concepts in a rather poetic way, contrasting the delicacy and fragility of this medium with the roughness of the installation sites,” he says.
Ben Proudfoot, the Halifax-raised director of The Queen of Basketball, winner of the 2022 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short, has been captivating audiences since long before the academy recognized his most recent achievement.