In early June, The New York Times asked more than two dozen Black photographers to create self-portraits, whatever that phrase means to them. The collection of those photos presents an intimate perspective from artists who are motivated by their own reality. These images are both meditations on identity and serve as a visual response to the unthinkable experiences of the past year.
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Featuring: Michelle V. Agins, Miranda Barnes, Erik Carter, Kennedi Carter, Ike Edeani, Rahim Fortune, Texas Isaiah, Nitashia Johnson, Brad Ogbonna, Dana Scruggs, Gioncarlo Valentine, Andre D. Wagner, Jim Wilson
Curated by: Jolie Ruben, Sandra Stevenson, Amanda Webster