Zakiyyah Woods

The news coming out of Bed-Stuy in the mass media during the 80s and 90s did not fully reflect what I saw in my community. There was joy, love, success, family units, traditions, history, milestones, etc. but the world didn’t know that. My street and documentary photography elevates Blackness. It adds to the ever-growing collection of images made by other descendants of the diaspora that continually shows love to all Black people and aims to be a guide of how to get it right for future storytellers of similar backgrounds.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Zakiyyah Woods

Our Black Experience: Stories from Black Women Photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Explore Black femininity through the lens of four Black Women photographers. We invite you into a black woman’s home while you view photographs of the Our Black Experience.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Zakiyyah Woods

Jun 42023

Meet the Artists of: Our Black Experience

Join the artists of Our Black Experience: Stories From Black Women Photographers for a container-side chat about their work, their exhibition, and the stories that they have selected to represent their experiences of life as Black Women.

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Jun 42023

Black Women Photographers Container-side chat

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