Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, M.I.A. (her stage name, “Missing in Act(i)on”) is an English musician, producer, painter, and director. Her music combines elements of hip-hop, electronica, dance, alternative, and influences from around the world. She is the first artist to be nominated for all of the following awards: an Academy Award (for her work on the soundtrack for Slumdog Millionaire), two Grammys, a Brit Award, and Mercury Prize; and the first artist of Asian descent to be nominated for an Academy Award and Grammy in the same year. The first nine years of her life were marked by displacement due to the Sri Lankan civil war—a theme that influences her work, which is often political.
Eh, it's OK. Probably more appealing for those really into MIA's artwork. Although I did find the Foreword by Steve Loveridge, a fellow film student during her college years to be... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Martin Duenaz
love everything about MIA's story. she's self-made and very inspiring. visuals are out of control. tons of color. love it.Published 14 months ago by Marianna Ruiz
The colors and quality are very crisp.
There is a good balance of image and text.
This is great for anyone who greatly appreciates the work of M.I. Read more