Different Differenter: An Activity Book About Skin Color
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February 01, 2019
8.5 X 11.0 X 0.1 inches | 0.32 pounds
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About the Author
Jyoti is a social-justice media maker, a media-literacy educator, and the founder of The Colo(u)rism Project. She conducts workshops and presentations in Delhi and the U.S. serving various age-groups and audiences. Her independent work on the subject of colorism, which spans more than a decade, has garnered interest, engagement, and support from communities in Houston, New York, and New Delhi. Jyoti has represented her work at Jaipur Literature Festival, TEDxWomen, and the Allied Media Conference. Jyoti holds a Master in Media Studies from The New School University, New York, NY, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts (visual communication) from College of Art, New Delhi, India. She currently lives in Manhattan with her spouse and 5-year-old son, Abir.
Tarannum majored in Applied Art from the College of Art, Delhi, and followed it up with a film-making course at the University of Southern California. Although a filmmaker by day, she illustrates regularly on her days off. Tarannum loves experimenting with various techniques, materials, and media. She and her sister recently co-published an illustrated book of their mother's poems. She has worked on social films advocating child rights, alongside regular adverts she calls "selling soap.
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