Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam aka M.I.A. the multi-talented performer has dipped her toes in a plethora of arts. She’s a rapper, singer, producer, activist, photographer, visual artist, fashion desginer and even model. Ever since her single “Paper Planes” was released her identitiy has completely taken on a different role in pop culture.
And recently, her book “M.I.A.” was released.
“M.I.A.” is a documentation of musician M.I.A.’s entire visual output and a telling of her story in collages, photos, and prints from her early years in art school at Central Saint Martins London through to her hugely successful three albums, mixtapes, and live performances at PS1 MoMA, Coachella, various exhibitions, installations, and music video shoots.
So if you haven’t had a chance to pick up a book, check out the visual accompaniment below.