It is not important that we come together despite our differences. Rather, it is important that we are together without consideration of differences at all.
Today’s youth was born into a system of sexism, racism, and injustice. It may not be your fault or mine that these injustices exist, but it is our responsibility now to get off of each other’s shoulders and coexist at the same level.
I use my art to formulate my understanding of this world. I have learned that only as much as I understand a topic, am I able to represent it visually. Given that, I have come to dislike some of my older work. I see this as a positive because it proves to me that I understand the subject matter and the emotions around the original piece much better now than I did when I made it.
Photographer of two women: @lykkevisuals
Models: @beingzhenya (Instagram) and @ellerycelery
Photographer of man and woman: @nathaniel_schmidt (Instagram)
Models: @jamespriceless_ (Instagram) and @ellerycelery