Some like to scoff at the inundation of digital self-portraits gracing our screens. I’ve definitely been one of the scoffs in that chorus. But when I catch myself judging, I like to reflect on myself – on the parts of myself I’m not looking at. I can witness the narcissistic cultural trends and feel a sense of superiority. Until I look deeper into my assumptions about the selfie and get to wondering about humans.
This video is something I’ve fantasized about doing for a long time. I thought it would be a great idea for a music video. Though I never ended up finding quite the right musicians to team up with. So, eventually, I decided to bite the bullet and just make it happen.
I absolutely love string instruments. Their curves, so sexy and feminine. Their sound, so haunting and moving. This was the inspiration behind this shoot. (more…)
I recently watched a stand-up piece where a comedienne talked about art history and how, throughout history, famous art has been predominantly expressed through the lens of a man.
This made me sad, as I think the world is vast enough to be viewed from all kinds of different lenses. But I’m also hopeful. Hopeful to be living in a world where we now each have an opportunity to create our own platforms. To share our stories and unique perspectives. (more…)
I’ve never been good at doing what I’m told. I don’t toe the line just because someone tells me to. I love to take risks and push envelopes.
When I was 10, my parents got a phone call that changed everything. On the other end of the call were my best friend’s parents. They told my parents that they believed I was a bad influence on their daughter and that I was never permitted to see her again. Read more
I recently shared this video on my social media by an artist called Stephanie Sarley.
The video caused a lot of buzz. I had countless messages stream in with questions like:
Why did this turn me on so much?
Why is this so erotic?
Why do I feel so dirty right now?