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Oral history interview with Daniel Heyman [electronic resource], 2012.

Creator: Heyman, Daniel, 1963-
Project: Rule of law oral history project
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Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Artist, Portraits of Iraqis Project.

Scope and Contents

Born: Queens, New York, 1963; Education: B.A., Dartmouth College; M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania; Reminiscences: family history; study abroad experience and oral history research in France; experience coming out as gay; Eddie Polec incident in Philadelphia; reactions to Iraq War and Abu Ghraib; legal advocacy work of Susan Burke and Shereef Akeel on behalf of torture victims; travels through Middle East; interviews and portraits of torture victims; emotional experience of interviews; reception of portraits in the United States; Discussions: narrative art pieces; book projects: "Re d acted" and "Sing with a Lovely Voice: Abu Ghraib Testimonies"; intended audience; government censorship of war photography.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 2012. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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