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