an interview with new york based, new orleans bred artist on the impact of teenage motherhood, culture, inspiration, and home.
A short photo series documenting a day out in the botanical gardens.
“I keep my fingers crossed slow dancing / anticipating a regrettable pull, / a new dark orbit.”
A journal entry on loss, family, and existence.
“I wanted to link fashion with messages of empowerment for black womxn. I wanted to show black womxn taking matters into their own hands and fighting for the rights of womxn everywhere.”
“I am not content with being a pawn in the systemic genocide of my people.”
“in the sweetness / of the long train down from Yonkers, / thin, crimson socks pressed between flat and fitted sheet,”
“my soul is like the saline sea / and i feel sea sick”
“We are sinewy, brown flesh. A cloak of / fog pulled stiffly around the bleakness.”
A photo series by Collette Lee.