i always feel some type of way when white artists make bank and become famous creating African art..especially when I like it so much..and now I am torn about an artist that I believe is white or very very white passing producting African art that Black tumblr and twitter are praising..even having…
If you’re talking about the artist I think you are, someone confirmed she’s white. I feel some type of way about the shit too. I’m not really cool with white people depicting images of us because quite frankly I don’t think their intentions are ever good. I also don’t wanna be portrayed by a white person.
i am talkin about Sara Golish the artist behind the Moondust series..i loved those pics as soon as i saw them..i wanted a few as tatts..but yeah in the past hour i have confirmed she is white and based in canada..shit really disappointed me
Yep that’s who I was talking about. I’m not here for that shit. I’d rather have a black artist portraying and depicting black people
Tbh I thought it was a white artist from the get-go because all of the faces in that series look exactly the same. The artist claims that the faces are “all made up” but it’s just the same face over and over with a different hairstyle/jewelry. I thought it was a poor representation of blackness and Afrofuturism…Afrofuturism comes in all shapes and sizes, not one homogenized “ethnic” look with natural hair.
I actually met her in person a couple weeks ago. She’s really sweet and we made great conversation, but yeah, I was really surprised to see a pale face behind all that artwork.