Daniel Valentin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in photography from William Paterson University in New Jersey, United States. He has been granted a Tiffany Scholarship for his artistic work and has been featured in Artery Magazine, the university art journal. Daniel was selected by world-renowned fine art photographer Ernestine Ruben to participate in an exclusive art workshop at Peter's Valley, New Jersey, and most recently he has received honorable mention in the 2012 International Photography Awards competition sponsored by the Lucie Foundation.
Hanusha Somasunderam's work attempts to share he struggle faced by upcountry plantation workers in Sri Lanka. this struggle has existed for over a hundred years without a solution or public attention. Although they live in the highlands of the country closer to the clouds and sky, their living conditions are so poor. they contribute to the country's economy and suffer hardship in return. In these works she explores the plight of the tea estate workers who work hard to get their daily wages, contend with nature, landslids, leeches and climate only to bear the strain of what life dictates on account of their work.