Régine Romain, 2018
Régine Romain is a Haitian-American artist, educator, visual anthropologist and race equity coach living in Brooklyn, NY. As a storyteller and cultural producer, she uses photographs/film/performance as mixed-media educational tools to promote love, understanding and respect by addressing issues of representation and equity through participatory and reflective learning practices. Régine is founder/director of the Urban PhotoPoets Project, Brooklyn Photo Salon and the WaWaWa Diaspora Centre. She is the director/producer of the award winning short film and podcast “Brooklyn to Benin: A Vodou Pilgrimage” and “Vodou Roots: A Love Story Musical.” Régine received her BS in International Studies from Bowie State University and MA in Photography and Urban Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London.