“Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death.”
Berenice Abbott, photographer: a modern vision : a selection of photographs and essays (1989 edition)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAaliyah
Born: January 16, 1979
Died: August 25, 2001 (aged 22)
Occupation: Musician, singer, dancer, actress, model
Bio: Aaliyah Dana Haughton, who performed under the mononym Aaliyah, was an American recording artist, actress and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight.