Wednesday, January 6, 2021

A Beauty News Q&A With Jalen Amir

"Adam Eve" by Jalen Amir
Here's our Q&A with artist and activist Jalen Amir. Defining himself as "Afro-pessimist residing in the U.S", Amir works mainly with a combination of photography and digital painting, exploring visually the African diaspora. How did you first get interested in art and why did you decide to become an artist? What are you currently working on? What kind of impact do you hope to have with your images? How did you come up with the aesthetics and concept for The Bible? How do you shoot? Do you improvise or is it thoroughly planned? Do you construct your images or react to what's in front of you? [More