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Art of Gaman: Truth and Beauty at Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC

Art releases the soul. Whether free or imprisoned, the soul needs to express, release and share its truth. Across the street from the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., the Renwick Art Gallery of American Art presents The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps from 1942 to 1946. The show is introduced with the following passage on the wall, “Everything was lost except the courage to create.”
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News/Media / Photography / Truth

Truth in Photographs

Photography is evidence of the relationship between the photographer and the images in front – either one of cliches or connections.  If the photographer has a connection, the essence of the photographer will show through to the image. Nicholas Lainez, an anthropologist and photographer, explored South East Asia exploring the world of human trafficking first … Continue reading

Art / Humanitarian / Leaders & People / News/Media / Photography / Truth

Modest: Women in the Muslim World – Photos by Alexandra Boulat

Words and voice of Alexandra Boulat photographing war.

“even my eyes are tired of the Palestinian drama sometimes. And, that is why I get caught by the details. Conflict and pain has become ordinary. Look at the ordinary – life without electricity … an empty frig….” Continue reading

India / International / Truth / Yoga

Bapuji Wisdom – Listen to Yourself

Bapuji, a gentle 86 year old yogi, sat peacefully on a folded chair sharing life’s lessons with twenty yoga students. With respect each student leaned forward not wanting to miss a word.  But, Bapuji said loudly and clearly, “Don’t listen to me. Listen to yourself.” With shocking honesty – Bapuji reminded everyone that they each … Continue reading