"One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings." -Franklin Thomas
We were all put on this Earth with a purpose. Whether you're an artist, whether you're a lawyer, or a cook, you have a purpose for being. Our journey through this world should be finding this purpose and fulfilling it throughout our lives all over the world.
Art is such a huge part of the world's cultures because it truly expresses a limitless depiction of everyone's individual vision. My art is different from yours, and her art is different from his but nevertheless, it's all our own unique perceptions of Art.
Me and Andrell Barfield collaborated on this project to channel his inner African Identity. We did some research on tribal print, landscapes and more African culture to make our vision come to life. This was one of my favorite photoshoots I've done this month and we had to leave Black History Month with a BANG.
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word." -MLK Jr.