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Photography

Artists Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. and Zalika Azim on exploring time, space and the Black body

The pair discuss self-portraiture, the importance of exhibiting art in the communities where it’s made and their latest exhibition at Welancora Gallery in Brooklyn.
Emma Russell
9.9.20
Fashion

Michaela Stark designs lingerie that celebrates the body in all its forms

The Australian artist’s handmade pieces and intimate self-portraits subvert traditional ideas of what's considered flattering.
Laura Pitcher
8.17.20
Photography

The world according to Nadia Lee Cohen

By way of exploring America’s underbelly, the British photographer created a perversely glamorous alternate reality all her own.
Beatrice Hazlehurst
6.25.20
Culture

Lagos creative Daniel Obasi is becoming his own muse in isolation

"I want to believe everything will be alright, but I also believe that change is important for the world right now."
Adedayo Laketu
5.14.20
Photography

Chih Han Yang finds beauty in everyday Taiwan

The 28-year-old analogue photographer captures life in her rural hometown in a series of intimate self-portraits.
Emma Russell
3.12.20
Photography

yael laroes' unedited self-portraits explore the complexity of obesity

“Fat bodies are often tucked away. Not only by fat people themselves, but also by the media."
Lianne Kersten
7.3.19
Photography

these self-portraits explore what it means to be a queer black man in america

In ‘Flash of the Spirit’, Lyle Ashton Harris reimagines the erotic, explores ritual, and confronts Transatlantic notions of beauty through the animation of West African masks.
Nicole DeMarco
11.29.18
Photography

how to make a powerful image with 19-year-old wunderkind david uzochukwu

Teenage photographer David Uzochukwu has developed a style and aesthetic so powerful he’s already shooting covers and campaigns.
Ryan White
5.17.18
News

chelsea manning's experimental art show will include her own dna

Pride's favorite whistleblower co-created a series of portraits by mailing out cheek swabs from prison.
Hannah Ongley
6.29.17
Photography

juno calypso's photographs explore beauty rituals behind bathroom doors

Inhabiting a fictional alter ego, photographer Juno Calypso explores restrictive beauty regimes and modern rituals of seduction.
Stevie Mackenzie-Smith
12.21.15