Our Bodies Our Art-Chapter 1

#ourbodiesourart Three weeks ago, I made a post on my Instagram, as well as on my blog, introducing a hashtag, #ourbodiesourart. I was hesitant to share my idea, as I feared there would be very little participation. I was happily proven wrong. Over the past three weeks I have been collecting the thoughts and artwork…

Make Bad Art

Call it an identity crisis, or a mental breakdown, but my urge to throw my phone into the ocean is becoming all too strong. How fucking privileged of me. However, since I’ve got your attention by swearing in the mere second sentence, I want to talk about young creatives on the internet. If you’re reading…

The Anatomy of Fish

Sometimes, when the sun hits a fish just right, they’re not just brown or orange, but pink and green and blue […] in that little patch of sunlight where there is no “just”, but more of what could be  The anatomy of fish is the name of the essay I submitted for college. I wasn’t…

Hangnail

Hangnail just popped into my head during stats class. For a week I’ve had a note in my computer that read “orange peel + fake nails”, and this is the outcome. Of course I can’t take a picture these days without having some feminist statement intertwined in it (god forbid!!!). I’ve been inspired by vintage…

Polished to Perfection

Model: Kalen Hughes and Parker Halliday MUA: Parker Halliday I’ve always been inspired by obscure things. From horror movies, to Twilight Zone episodes, I love works that make you a little confused. I’ve been focusing on using that feeling in my photography. In this shoot I wanted to play up the doll-like perfection of the…

“Facing Fears”

And it was then I realized the thing that terrified me the most was myself Recently I have finished up a photography series I titled “Facing Fears”. I’d had this concept in mind for a while now, I just never sat down and actually did anything with my ideas. I often find myself doing this,…