Sina Basila Hickey is a Brooklyn-based, community-engaged, visual artist, activist, and educator. She uses photography, video, and community projects to reveal issues in sustainability, social justice, and society’s concepts of value. Sina’s background is in documentary storytelling, pedagogy, and grassroots organizing. Her work asks viewers to engage with social and environmental issues.

Sina works for clients to tell their stories to the world. Sina can be hired for events or for long-term commissioned projects. 

See examples of her commissioned videos HERE.


Sina's Preserving Stories series is about preserving the personal stories and memories of individuals, families, and partners in love. This series is about appreciating the stories that we and others have to tell. Everyone has something valuable to say. 

Learn more about Preserving Stories HERE

Every job and project is tailored to the need of the client. Please contact Sina to inquire about details and pricing.

About Sina Basila


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Photo by Jonas Gustavsson