• A Sense of Kinship

    2 monthes ago - By Aesthetica

    In 1987, James Baldwin wrote about America's need to “exorcise” itself from sin: human sexuality became the prime target for the violent insecurity of the “mob”, which killed members of the LGBTQ+ community just as it persecuted African Americans. In D'Angelo Lovell Williams' Contact High, the transgression, eroticism and weight of skin and flesh are shown, providing a canvas for desire, the beauty and violence of familial relationships, and the everyday corporeal existence of Black queer people.
    These stunning images offer a sense of catharsis for Williams' lived experiences as a queer...
    Read more ...