This is a project about the innocence of being young and the sort of maze one wanders through to find the truth of who they are. These pictures reflect on personal, historical and contemporary experiences around issues of race and identity in America. Being a mixed race child, it has never been impressed on me that I should choose between my cultural backgrounds but within this work, I have decided to explore the issues that surround black masculinity using my father as my entry point while I reflect on how different my life would be if I looked more like my him.
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