H E I R
Heir: a person inheriting and continuing the legacy of a predecessor.
In this series, the word heir is used as a play on words. First it is representative of a royal bloodline and second, as a play on words depictive of each girls traditional African/natural hair style.
The production of this series involved amplifying and combining hairstyles, manipulating and combining features , and often piecing together eyes from various sources with my subjects eyes resulting in them appearing more knowing & directly connected to lost ancestry celebrating African lineage and varying beauty of Black children.
photography, photo-manipulation + illustration