Using Your Art to Be a Voice For Others with Reema Zaman

Reema Zaman, writer, visual artist, and actress joins us to talk about using her art to become a voice for people who don’t have one. 

Highlights: 

  • How curiosity enables us to cultivate self-awareness
  • Leveraging writing to find clarity and comfort in our lives
  • Becoming the author of your own life 
  • The golden thread that exists in each of our lives
  • Creating narratives of resilience and choice 
  • How to deal with the questions we’ll never have answers to
  • Why pain gives us an opportunity to gain strength 
  • Why forgiveness is the greatest gift you can give to yourself
  • Creative lessons learned from the world of acting and theater

Quotes 

Art gives voice to so many other things that would otherwise remain quiet. 

Every time something painful happens it tests your loyalty to yourself

For me watching pain turn into poetry is the biggest high – Reema

When you’re an actor you’re the instrument that communicates the story 

You don’t want to tell the story, you want to feel the story. 

All art is an act of intimacy and vulnerability. 

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Reema Zaman  is a writer, actress, and artist from Bangladesh. 

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