These photographs portray the struggle of the African woman throughout the world. From the inheritance of trauma that seems to be carried around wherever she goes to the struggle with being understood and being free when it comes to her self + her hair. these are examples of women issues.
Short bio of artist:
omó pastor was born in Brooklyn, NY on the 2nd of January, 1994. She is first-generation Nigerian-American emphasis on the Nigerian first. Her name means pastor’s child which she uses as a conversation starter because of the stigma associated with pastor children.
She is a writer, photographer and filmmaker who uses these artistic mediums to heal, to empower, and to express the reality of African people across the globe. her main theme, and concern, is to bring back the true sense of pride of being African despite your location in the Diaspora. She uses art to tell African people, to be just that, African, fearlessly and pridefully. omó pastor is a young woman who has a call to heal the people of the African diaspora through art. Her work explores the importance of spirituality over religion through images that get people, especially Black people, unpacking unhealthy lifestyles that lack inclusion and acceptance of the wide range of Blackness. Her work simplies tells the world that 'our Blackness comes in different packages.'