Our Contributors Global Creativity Magazine Bérangère Parizeau | CANADA Bérangère Maïa Nathasha Parizeau is a French Canadian scholar, environmental activist, filmmaker, photographer, interdisciplinary artist, author, and the director/producer of Dragon Tears, residing in Vancouver, Canada. Dragon Tears www.neidrya.com Q&A 1. What, if any, books are you currently reading? I am reading FROG by Mo Yan; Marxism and Ecological Economics by Paul Burkett, Politics of Piety, The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject by Saba Mahmood. 2. Alma Mater(s)? What about Alma Mater (s)? If your asking me about the mystery of life, love and the powers of the heart, mind and soul...how to reflect about the nourishing mother, Earth, the Cosmos, Spirit...I possess the creative power to honour the mystery all around me through forms of prayer. Gratitude! Thank you sun! Thank you sky! Gratitude... thank you water! Thank you air! Did you know that China is now buying air from the Rocky mountains of Canada? 3. If you could wake up one day with a super power, what would it be? I would have the superpower to stop war peacefully. 4. Why do you create? I create because I exist. 5. Beach or the mountains? I love it all, beach, ocean, islands, lakes, rivers, gardens, forest, trees, flowers, bears, honey, birds, fox, creek, rocks, mountain, sky, clouds.