For me, this project means more than I could ever have imagined and stands for something a few years ago I would have never thought possible. I lived in the shadows for almost a decade, haunted by the tumultuous grips of an all-consuming eating disorder…"Read More
“With time, the racism spread to more and more cultural arenas. American aesthetic culture was built around white standards of beauty. The physical attributes of the white race – for example light skin, fair and straight hair, a small upturned nose – came to be identified as beautiful. Typical black features – dark skin, dark and bushy hair, a flattened nose – were deemed ugly. These preconceptions ingrained the imagined hierarchy at an even deeper level of human consciousness”
- Excerpt from the book "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind."