Art / Photography

Video Documentary: Beauty Is….

Video Documentary: Beauty Is….

Beauty is… a feature length film exploring the topic of beauty from a Pan African perspective through a candid collection of personal and group interviews. Beauty is… includes an assortment of short films and animations through which we also explore the impact of education and schooling, confidence in dating and relationships, and controversial topics like(…)

HBO ‘Girls’ : Exclusive Interview With Actress Danielle Brooks Of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ & Executive Producer Jenni Konner

HBO ‘Girls’ : Exclusive Interview With Actress Danielle Brooks Of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ & Executive Producer Jenni Konner

Cordially invited by HBO I had the chance to attended the networks premiere of ‘Girls‘ season 3 on Monday, January 6th. I caught up with one of the Executive Producers, Jenni Konner of the 2014 Golden Globe nominated, ‘Girls’, and leading lady, Danielle Brooks, aka ‘Taystee’ of Netflix Original Series ‘Orange Is The New Black,’(…)

Sneak Preview: ‘Play With It’ Documentary (Video)

Sneak Preview: ‘Play With It’ Documentary (Video)

The ‘Play With It‘ Project is the missing conversation from Director, Vaughn Dabney that sheds light on the natural hair movement, experiences of the journey and why certain women either embrace or reject the notion of natural hair. Using photography and film as his media, Vaughn will attempt to debunk myths, uncover hidden desires, and bring forth truths about(…)

HBO’s ‘Girls’ Season 3: Behind The Scenes Of The Premiere & After-Party

HBO’s ‘Girls’ Season 3: Behind The Scenes Of The Premiere & After-Party

“It’s really liberating to say no to shit you hate.” -Hannah      Photo: Vogue   YES, you guessed it, season 3 of the critically-acclaimed series, ‘Girls‘ is back! Cordially invited by HBO, I had the chance to attended the premiere and after party of the 2014 Golden Globe nominated hit show, ‘Girls’, held at Lincoln Center Rose(…)

Thelma Golden: How Art Gives Shape To Cultural Change

Thelma Golden: How Art Gives Shape To Cultural Change

Thelma Golden, past curator of the Whitney Museum and present curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, discusses three recent shows that explore how art examines and redefines culture. The “post-black” artists she works with are using their art to provoke a new dialogue about race and culture — and about the meaning of art(…)

Exclusive Interview With Margo Manhattan; Jewelry Designer’s Line Featured in Beyonce’s New Visual Album

Exclusive Interview With Margo Manhattan; Jewelry Designer’s Line Featured in Beyonce’s New Visual Album

“I was born during intermission,” states spirited and internationally-renowned jewelry designer margo manhattan. Daughter of New York city Prima Ballerina Karin Von Aroldingen and God-Daughter to ballet master George Balanchine, Margo was born into a life of beauty and culture, one that prized precision, hard work and originality. Inspired by the fast pace of new(…)

Exclusive with Photographer Abby Ross

Exclusive with Photographer Abby Ross

 “I wished for them to go by in slow motion, so I could somehow record the scenes. There is hidden beauty in the ordinary, and great beauty in the overlooked. Little things are big, less is more. Imperfection is beautiful. Paradoxes such as these fascinate me.”  -Abby Ross (quote via: featureshoot)   Meet Los Angeles(…)

FEFO: Yagazie Emezi’s Humorous Occasions

FEFO: Yagazie Emezi’s Humorous Occasions

“With my cartoons, I draw directly from my personal life. From battling with boyfriends over having my hair in their faces, to being the creepy big spoon and watching them sleep, to the single life struggle of loneliness and horniness, I simply apply my pen to paper to share with others what I thought at first(…)

WonderKiss: Behind The Scenes of ‘Won’t Lay Down’

WonderKiss: Behind The Scenes of ‘Won’t Lay Down’

After a year hiatus from their last video collaboration of single, ‘Don’t Break Me Off‘, WonderKiss is back in full effect, and I had the chance to go behind the scenes of their latest music video, ‘Won’t Lay Down’. A female duo group, WonderKiss fuses together the electronic sounds of Lyricist/Singer/Songwriter; TK Wonder and Singer/Songwriter/Producer, Kissey. A compilation of(…)