A Photo-essay: Decolonizing My Body, My Being

An important statement on the power of photography
“He realized that he wasn’t just photographing a naked black queer femme man with a visible disability, but essentially, peering into my consciousness and extrapolating a truth I already knew: that my body, that all of our bodies, are worthy of aesthetic adulation, that communities, institutions and power are at fault for constructing beauty, desirability and body positivity in reductive, myopic ways.”

http://www.thefeministwire.com/2012/12/a-photo-essay-decolonizing-my-body-my-being/

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