have to go through
you generally see
When you look at modeling,
So, at first I had sort of that
premonition. I was like
Uh... am I going to have to...?
There's this fear... like, is this too much?
will they take my work, or my content, my creativity,
am I going too far?
are people going to like it?
Are people going to accept me if I choose this is the way I want to be represented?
or should I just kind of 50-50 it?
the way I wanna do it,
and I think that fear's being conquered.
As we always say,
BLACK PEOPLE ARE NOT ONE THING.
There are so many options,
so many images to appreciate...
like in the end you're going to get to something
It's never linear. yet it
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...looking at this work,
a part of myself
and I'm seeing it
that exists in my head,
and I'm like "Oh my God!"
it's key to challenge
That strategy will make us
Otherwise we will only
stay in the background.
"Participatory work is very important, but again, having creatives of color is huge. There is power in number. It's the one way we can remake the space. And I'd also say,
bringing things that will always challenge the spectator. We shouldn't be scared, and I understand why we are, but we shouldn't be afraid of inhabiting the risk, or doing things that are unconventional".
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