Culture

I Am Melanin

 BY STACEY OLIKA

AfroPyramids

Afropryramids is the story behind our original being. It encompasses the history of Ancient Egypt articulated through the geometric shapes that make up the pyramids in Egypt. The concept of this derived from wanting to make aware that despite the differences we have as humans and the many different cultures and ethnicities we encompass, our original origin remains the same. Bringing topics like these through designs, allows individuals to address cultural topics visually.

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No Type

No Type brings into question ownership of land that naturally turns into a claim of identity. We are living in the year 2017, in which the identity of an individual isn’t determined by where they were born, who raised them etc. People of colour are continually reminded, that they do not belong. The photography series ‘No Type’ brings up the statement that “I belong here as much as you do” can be used just as much by people of colour.

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