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Nadine Ijewere: Our Own Selves - Ijewere, Nadine (Photographer), and Nylander, Lynette (Contributions by)
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Dazzling color, dreamlike backgrounds, and a fierce gaze are the hallmarks of Ijewere's work. But most important to the London photographer is subversion of traditional concepts of beauty. In fashion work, editorials, advertisements, and film stills, Ijewere draws not only on her roots in Nigeria and Jamaica, but also on her own experiences as a young Black woman in South East London whose skin colour, hair, and body type were nowhere to be found in the pages of magazines. Ijewere's vibrantly coloured, brilliantly staged ...

Nadine Ijewere: Our Own Selves 2021, Prestel, Munich

ISBN-13: 9783791387765