Fashion and Race: The Intersection of Race and the Gaze in Fashion Photography

by Kimberly M. Jenkins


October 2018 – November 2018

The person who commands the lens of a camera, and thus determines the viewer’s gaze, is a crucial power broker for what an image communicates and to whom it communicates. This section of “Fashion and Race: Deconstructing Ideas, Reconstructing Identities” showcases three photographers who are both harnessing and redirecting the gaze, developing images that express joy, resilience, introspection, and transcendence.

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