I went back to Odense/Denmark this summer to remind myself how much I've grown. It is a quiet city to most people. To many in my family who have left and moved on it is a place where you are forgotten.
My sister Amal is truly the light of my life. Although she is 12 years younger than I, she has taught me how to love and cherish living. On most days she's is the silver lining to my life. I started taking pictures right around the time she was 3 years old.
A couple of months ago we were blown away by the first episode of the Visual Wisdom Project – a 10-part series of short films where people share stories of someone or something that has inspired them.
I. Thou shalt love aniga by any means necessary.
”Once we recognize what it is we are feeling, once we recognize we can feel deeply, love deeply, can feel joy, then we will demand that all parts of our lives produce that kind of joy.” – Audre Lorde
You were born in times of tragedy and all you’ve ever wanted to do with your life was stretch your arms out so wide, your love could reach everyone.
Our first IG crush is Halima Jama who is a documentary photographer based in Toronto. Intimacy bleeds from Halima’s work. Inspired by her father’s life journey, she says her photographs are an authentic glimpse into her soul.